1. A method, comprising:displaying, via a computing device that is configured to control a first playback device via a data network, a first media item available for playback while the first playback device is playing back a second media item, wherein the first media item is associated at least with a preview option, a playback option, and a queue option;
receiving, via the computing device, a first user input associated with the first media item;
determining, via the computing device, that the first user input corresponds only to the preview option;
responsive to determining that the first user input corresponds only to the preview option, the computing device causing (i) playback of a portion of the first media item to begin and continue for a predetermined amount of time at the first playback device and (ii) playback of the second media item at the first playback device to be paused; and
as or before the predetermined amount of time expires, the computing device automatically causing playback of the second media item at the first playback device to resume without a further user input.