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Additional information on a [[Release]] or [[Track]] that is '''not''' part of its [[Main Title]], but required to make it distinguishable from different releases or tracks with the same [[Main Title]] (e.g. [[Track Version]]), must be entered in parentheses after the [[Main Title]].
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Additional information on a [[Release|release]] or [[Track|track]] name that is '''not''' part of its [[Main Title|main title]], but intended to distinguish it from different releases or tracks with the same main title (such as version/remix names or live recording info), should be entered in parentheses after the main title.
   
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Titles of mixes/versions are formatted according to the [[Style/Language|appropriate language's guidelines]]; the other parts of this extra information should be in lower case except for words that would normally be capitalised in the language.
If the word “EP” or “E.P. is printed after a title, we consider that to be part of the main title. So it should not be removed, and should also not be put in parentheses.
 
   
 
Note that this does not apply to sub‐titles, as explained in [[Style/Recording and release group titles/Subtitles|the subtitles guidelines]], since they are handled as parts of the main title. It also doesn't apply to [http://www.ocremix.org/ OverClocked ReMix] tracks, see [[Style/Recording and release group titles/OC ReMix series|OC ReMix series]] for more info about those.
This Extra Title Information must be put in '''lower case''', '''except for''' those cases where it represents a '''proper name''' (i.e. the titles of a (re)mix, the names of places or persons, etc.).
 
   
 
If a release includes a designation such as EP or E.P., 7", CD, LP, single, etc. as part of its title, we consider that part of the main title, so it should not be removed, and should also not be put in parentheses.
Note, that this does not apply to sub‐titles as explained in [[Style/Recording and release group titles/Subtitles|Subtitles]], which are handled as parts of the [[Main Title]].
 
   
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{{Note}} This guideline applies to [[Track|tracks]] and [[Release|releases]], not [[Recording|recordings]]. The only existing guidelines for extra track information on recordings are [[Style/Recording#Live_recordings|the guidelines for live performance data]].
===Remixes===
 
 
:''For the guidelines that apply to [http://www.ocremix.org/ OverClocked ReMix] tracks, see [[Style/Recording and release group titles/OC ReMix series|OC ReMix series]].''
 
 
(Re)mix and version information of a song represented by a track must be entered in parentheses after the track’s [[Main Title]]. The title of the mix/version and other proper names are formatted according to the [[Style/Language|Capitalization Standard]], the other parts of this extra information must be put in lower case.
 
   
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==
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*“''Disciple (demo)''”
 
*“''Disciple (demo)''”
   
==Other Relevant Guidelines==
 
 
The rules above may lead to the same track (identical, not a version) having different names on different releases. For example, a song may be released with the name “Song Name” on an album. Then (or before) a single may be released, containing a single‐specific version of the song, titled just “Song Name” on the tracklist, together with the version from the album, titled “Song Name (album version)”. In these cases, you are strongly encouraged to use the [[Same Track Relationship Type]] to link the identical tracks.
 
 
It is also a very good idea to use the appropriate relationships from the [[:Category:Alternative Version Relationship Class|Alternative Version Relationship Class]] to link the other versions; sometimes one from [[:Category:Remix Relationship Class|Remix Relationship Class]] is appropriate instead. (In this case, the “single version” would be linked using [[Other Version Relationship Type]] or [[Remix Relationship Type]] to the one on the album. The direction is governed by which one is earliest.)
 
   
 
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Revision as of 15:43, 5 August 2013

Status: This is an official style guideline.

Additional information on a release or track name that is not part of its main title, but intended to distinguish it from different releases or tracks with the same main title (such as version/remix names or live recording info), should be entered in parentheses after the main title.

Titles of mixes/versions are formatted according to the appropriate language's guidelines; the other parts of this extra information should be in lower case except for words that would normally be capitalised in the language.

Note that this does not apply to sub‐titles, as explained in the subtitles guidelines, since they are handled as parts of the main title. It also doesn't apply to OverClocked ReMix tracks, see OC ReMix series for more info about those.

If a release includes a designation such as EP or E.P., 7", CD, LP, single, etc. as part of its title, we consider that part of the main title, so it should not be removed, and should also not be put in parentheses.

Note Note: This guideline applies to tracks and releases, not recordings. The only existing guidelines for extra track information on recordings are the guidelines for live performance data.

Examples

  • Situations Like These (album version)
  • Blue (extended mix)
  • Talking All That Jazz (Torti’s Old School Mix of Edits dub)
  • Bear Witness (Automator’s 2 Turntables and a Razor Blade re‐edit)
  • Disciple (demo)


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