MusicBrainz Picard/Tags

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Basic Tags

These tags are available for most releases from MusicBrainz, with the default Picard settings:

title TrackTitle
artist ArtistName
artistsort ArtistSortName
albumartist ReleaseArtist
albumartistsort ReleaseArtist ArtistSortName
releasestatus ReleaseStatus
releasetype ReleaseType
album ReleaseTitle
asin ASIN
language ReleaseLanguage
script ReleaseLanguage
date ReleaseDate (YYYY-MM-DD)
tracknumber Track number
totaltracks Total tracks on the album
releasecountry ReleaseCountry
catalognumber ReleaseCatalogNumber
barcode BarCode
label LabelName
media ReleaseFormat
compilation 0 for single artist albums, 1 for multiple artist albums
musicbrainz_trackid TrackID
musicbrainz_artistid ArtistID
musicbrainz_albumid ReleaseID
musicbrainz_albumartistid ReleaseArtist's ArtistID

If you enable tagging with AdvancedRelationships, you get these extra tags:

composer ComposerRelationshipType
conductor ConductorRelationshipType, ChorusMasterRelationshipType
performer:<type> PerformerRelationshipType, OrchestraRelationshipType, <type> can be "orchestra", "vocal", "guest guitar", ...
arranger ArrangerRelationshipType, InstrumentatorRelationshipType, OrchestratorRelationshipType
lyricist LyricistRelationshipType
remixer RemixerRelationshipType
producer ProducerRelationshipType
engineer EngineerRelationshipType
mixer EngineerRelationshipType ("Mixed By")
djmixer MixDJRelationshipType

And if you enable folksonomy tags, you get:

genre Pseudo-genre based on folksonomy tags


Plugins from PicardPlugins can add more tags.

Disc Numbers

Inferred from the ReleaseTitle and DiscNumberStyle.

discnumber DiscNumber
discsubtitle DiscNumberStyle

genre Pseudo-genre based on folksonomy tags

Original Release Date

originaldate The original release date

Other Information

For technical details on how are these tags written into files, see PicardTagMapping.