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Ordering of [[Extra Title Information]] which includes FeaturingArtistStyle, [[Part Number|PartNumber]], [[Track Version|TrackVersion]] can be found under [[Track Title|TrackTitle]].
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This guideline applies to cases in which one or more artists are ''featured'' on a track or release by another artist, but not equally as they would be in a [[Collaboration Relationship Type|collaboration]]. That is, they are given credit on the cover or track listing of a release by another artist in a manner which elevates their contribution above normal liner note credits. Often, the word "featured", "feat." or "featuring" proceeds their name(s).  
  
==Official Guideline==
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== Guideline ==
  
This guideline applies to cases in which one or more artists are ''featured'' on a track or release by another artist, but not equally as they would be in a [[Collaboration Relationship Type|collaboration]].  
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# File the track/release under the normal primary artist.
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# Add [[Advanced Relationships]] of the [[Performance Relationship Class]] to link to the featuring artist(s).
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# Append the name of the secondary artist(s) to the [[Track Title]]/[[Release Title]] as follows:
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#* "''Put Your Lights On (feat. Everlast)''"
  
That is, they are given credit on the cover or track listing of a release by another artist in a manner which elevates their contribution above normal liner note credits. Often, the word "featured", "feat." or "featuring" proceeds their name(s).
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=== Notes ===
  
'''In the event of this:'''
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An artist being featured or not can vary for the same track, depending on the context. For example, The song ''"Under Pressure"'' may have been initially credited as a collaborative effort by David Bowie and Queen ([http://www.discogs.com/viewimages?what=R&obid=437665 e.g.]), but may be credited differently on their respective compilations. e.g., a David Bowie compilation might give Queen a featuring credit ([http://www.discogs.com/viewimages?what=R&obid=238538 e.g.]), rather than a additional primary artist credit, or might not credit them outside of the liner notes at all ([http://www.discogs.com/viewimages?what=R&obid=1054835 e.g.]). Use FeaturingArtistStyle or [[Collaboration Relationship Type|CollaborationRelationshipType]] as appropriate, but do not attempt to unify all instances to the same format.
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* '''add [[Advanced Relationships|AdvancedRelationships]] of the [[Performance Relationship Class|PerformanceRelationshipClass]] to link to the featuring artists, and'''
 
* '''append the name of the secondary artists to the [[Track Title|TrackTitle]]<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>/<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>[[Release Title|ReleaseTitle]] as follows:'''
 
**''"Put Your Lights On (feat. Everlast)"''
 
  
An artist being featured or not can vary for the same track, depending on the context. For example, The song ''"Under Pressure"'' may have been initially credited as a collaborative effort by David Bowie and Queen ([http://www.discogs.com/viewimages?what=R&obid=437665 e.g.]), but may be credited differently on their respective compilations. e.g., a David Bowie compilation might give Queen a featuring credit ([http://www.discogs.com/viewimages?what=R&obid=238538 e.g.]), rather than a additional primary artist credit, or might not credit them outside of the liner notes at all ([http://www.discogs.com/viewimages?what=R&obid=1054835 e.g.]). Use FeaturingArtistStyle or [[Collaboration Relationship Type|CollaborationRelationshipType]] as appropriate, but do not attempt to unify all instances to the same format.
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Ordering of [[Extra Title Information]] which includes FeaturingArtistStyle, [[Part Number|PartNumber]], [[Track Version|TrackVersion]] can be found under [[Track Title|TrackTitle]].
  
 
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* If a track features both "Foo" and "Bar", it should be entered as "... (feat. Foo & Bar)". For more than two: "... (feat. Foo, Bar, Baz ... & Quux)".  
 
* If a track features both "Foo" and "Bar", it should be entered as "... (feat. Foo & Bar)". For more than two: "... (feat. Foo, Bar, Baz ... & Quux)".  
  
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Revision as of 07:17, 17 May 2009

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This guideline applies to cases in which one or more artists are featured on a track or release by another artist, but not equally as they would be in a collaboration. That is, they are given credit on the cover or track listing of a release by another artist in a manner which elevates their contribution above normal liner note credits. Often, the word "featured", "feat." or "featuring" proceeds their name(s).

Guideline

  1. File the track/release under the normal primary artist.
  2. Add Advanced Relationships of the Performance Relationship Class to link to the featuring artist(s).
  3. Append the name of the secondary artist(s) to the Track Title/Release Title as follows:
    • "Put Your Lights On (feat. Everlast)"

Notes

An artist being featured or not can vary for the same track, depending on the context. For example, The song "Under Pressure" may have been initially credited as a collaborative effort by David Bowie and Queen (e.g.), but may be credited differently on their respective compilations. e.g., a David Bowie compilation might give Queen a featuring credit (e.g.), rather than a additional primary artist credit, or might not credit them outside of the liner notes at all (e.g.). Use FeaturingArtistStyle or CollaborationRelationshipType as appropriate, but do not attempt to unify all instances to the same format.

Ordering of Extra Title Information which includes FeaturingArtistStyle, PartNumber, TrackVersion can be found under TrackTitle.

Details

  • The TrackArtist/ReleaseArtist is the main artist a track/release is credited to. This means, the artist mentioned on the release cover (in most cases the front cover), package or any other labelled package like entity that describes the release (e.g. release page for online releases).
  • For additional contributors who didn't perform on the track, use the various AdvancedRelationships to define their roles in relation to the track. Those can be contributors to the technical production process (mixers, producers, record engineers, etc.), remixers and others. The different roles are explained in CompilationRelationshipClass, CompositionRelationshipClass, ProductionRelationshipClass, RemixRelationshipClass. Note, that composers are often the main artists of classical releases (see ClassicalStyleGuide) and remixers or compilers can also be main artists if they fit into 1.
  • If a track features both "Foo" and "Bar", it should be entered as "... (feat. Foo & Bar)". For more than two: "... (feat. Foo, Bar, Baz ... & Quux)".