I have a feeling Apple is never going to mess with the blue bubbles just because it's such an iconic thing. As for the Music app, it's definitely kind of a mess. It'd be nice if that's on the agenda to get cleaned up with the bug fixes and improvements that are supposedly coming in iOS 12. --- Post Merged, May 17, 2018 --- That sort of seems to be on the agenda for iOS 12/13. iOS 12 is more of a bug fix update, rumors suggest interface changes are coming in iOS 13, including a revamped home screen.