MusicBrainz Picard/Tags

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Basic Tags

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

Tags beginning with an '_' are not mapped to any media header tags by default, but are available for scripts and plugins to use.

title Track Title (Recording title if using 'Standardized')
_recordingcomment Recording comment
artist Artist Name
artistsort Artist Sort Name
albumartist Release Artist
albumartistsort Release Artist's Sort Name
releasestatus Release Status
releasetype Release Type
album Release Title
asin ASIN
language Release Language
script Release Language
date Release Date (YYYY-MM-DD)
_originaldate Original Release Date (YYYY-MM-DD) (since 0.15, from earliest release in Release Group
tracknumber Track number
totaltracks Total tracks on the medium/disc
_releasecomment Release Comment
releasecountry Release Country
catalognumber Release Catalog Number
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 Advanced Relationships, you get these extra tags:

composer Composer Relationship Type
conductor Conductor Relationship Type, Chorus Master Relationship Type
performer:<type> [[Performer Relationship Type], Orchestra Relationship Type, <type> can be "orchestra", "vocal", "guest guitar", ...
arranger Arranger Relationship Type, Instrumentator Relationship Type, Orchestrator Relationship Type
lyricist Lyricist Relationship Type
remixer Remixer Relationship Type
producer Producer Relationship Type
engineer Engineer Relationship Type
mixer Engineer Relationship Type ("Mixed By")
djmixer Mix-DJ Relationship Type

And if you enable folksonomy tags, you get:

genre Pseudo-genre based on folksonomy tags


Plugins from Picard Plugins 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 Picard Tag Mapping.