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| alias || (part of) any [[Aliases|alias]] attached to the release group (diacritics are ignored)
 
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| arid || MBID of the release group’s artist
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| arid || the MBID of any of the release group artists
 
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| artist || release group artist as it appears on the cover (Artist Credit)
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| artist || (part of) the combined credited artist name for the release group, including join phrases (e.g. "Artist X feat.")
 
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| artistname || “real name” of any artist that is included in the release group’s artist credit
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| artistname || (part of) the name of any of the release group artists
 
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| comment || release group comment to differentiate similar release groups
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| comment || (part of) the release group's disambiguation comment
 
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| creditname || name of any artist in multi-artist credits, as it appears on the cover.
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| creditname || (part of) the credited name of any of the release group artists on this particular release group
 
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| firstreleasedate || date of the earliest release that appears in the release group
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| firstreleasedate || the release date of the earliest release in this release group (e.g. "1980-01-22")
 
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| primarytype || primary type of the release group (album, single, ep, other)
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| primarytype || the [[Release_Group/Type#Primary_types|primary type]] of the release group  
 
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| rgid || MBID of the release group
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| reid || the MBID of any of the releases in the release group
 
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| releasegroup || name of the release group
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| release || (part of) the title of any of the releases in the release group
 
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| releasegroupaccent  || name of the releasegroup with any accent characters retained
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| releasegroup || (part of) the release group's title (diacritics are ignored)
 
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| releases || number of releases in this release group
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| releasegroupaccent || (part of) the release group's title (with the specified diacritics)
 
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| release || name of a release that appears in the release group
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| releases || the number of releases in the release group
 
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| reid || MBID of a release that appears in the release group
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| rgid || the release group's MBID
 
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| secondarytype || secondary type of the release group (audiobook, compilation, interview, live, remix soundtrack, spokenword)
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| secondarytype || any of the [[Release_Group/Type#Secondary_types|secondary types]] of the release group
 
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| status || status of a release that appears within the release group
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| status || the [[Release#Status|status]] of any of the releases in the release group
 
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| tag || a tag that appears on the release group
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| tag || (part of) a tag attached to the release group
 
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| type || type of the release group, old type mapping for when we did not have separate primary and secondary types
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| type || legacy [[Release_Group/Type|release group type]] field that predates the ability to set multiple types
 
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Release group search terms with no fields search the releasegroup field only.
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If you don't specify a field, the terms will be searched for in the ''releasegroup'' field.

Revision as of 14:22, 22 January 2021

Search Fields

The release group index contains the following fields you can search:

Field Description
alias (part of) any alias attached to the release group (diacritics are ignored)
arid the MBID of any of the release group artists
artist (part of) the combined credited artist name for the release group, including join phrases (e.g. "Artist X feat.")
artistname (part of) the name of any of the release group artists
comment (part of) the release group's disambiguation comment
creditname (part of) the credited name of any of the release group artists on this particular release group
firstreleasedate the release date of the earliest release in this release group (e.g. "1980-01-22")
primarytype the primary type of the release group
reid the MBID of any of the releases in the release group
release (part of) the title of any of the releases in the release group
releasegroup (part of) the release group's title (diacritics are ignored)
releasegroupaccent (part of) the release group's title (with the specified diacritics)
releases the number of releases in the release group
rgid the release group's MBID
secondarytype any of the secondary types of the release group
status the status of any of the releases in the release group
tag (part of) a tag attached to the release group
type legacy release group type field that predates the ability to set multiple types

If you don't specify a field, the terms will be searched for in the releasegroup field.