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Tracks with multiple artists

This page tries to list all releases that have tracks that consist of more than one song by more than one artist. An example:

This track has two songs on it: 5:55 by Durango 95, followed by Liquid Love by Casper Pound. These artists did not cooperate on this track; it's merely a technical issue where two songs are put on one track. Were the two songs by the same artist MultipleTitleStyle would apply. Note that this is not the same as a track where the artist is a collaboration, e.g. Mick Jagger & David Bowie.

It is recommended to add a ReleaseAnnotation with a link to this page to Releases that have one or more tracks with multiple artists, and also add the release to one of the lists below.

The reason for this existence of this page is that in the future, when hopefully the system is able to deal with these cases, these tracks can be located easily and edited.

BEWARE: It is very well possible that some tracks on the releases listed below are actually mash-ups instead of tracks with multiple artists. This needs to be sorted out.

Tracks by Various Artists

Tracks by '/' separated artists

If a track has two songs, Song A by Artist A and Song B by Artist B, it is highly recommended to make Artist A the TrackArtist and Song A / Artist B - Song B the TrackTitle. This way, no bogus Artists are created. Artist A / Artist B as TrackArtist would imply both artists collaborated in some way; for these tracks, that is not the case.


I would like to add these 2 (now added) but I have no idea what this new format is and how I am supposed to use this? How did this get changed with no notes on the mailing list, and what happened to the list, there used to be a lot more here. I think data was lost in this "conversion". (I have added more to this list than is even currently showing) -- drsaunde

  • I don't know what happened during the conversion, MartinRudat did take care of this page. I think he has tried to keep all references, but some may have been pointing to unexistant releases. That could happend if the release has been merged with another one. And this is exactly why we have converted these sort of page: using MBID which is a permanent and unique identifier is better than using row ids.
    Now, how do you do to add new releases in this page? Actually this is really simple: just get the MBID of you release: you could find it in going to the details page of the release. Then add your link using the same syntax as other ones, which is an interwiki link: [wiki:Release:<THE_MBID_OF_YOUR_RELEASE> <THE_TITLE_OF_YOUR_RELEASE>]. That's all ;) -- murdos 19:35, 09 September 2007 (UTC)

Thanks Murdos, I will add the 2 I listed. Hopefully your comment will be left for a while, so everyone can get up to speed. -- drsaunde