Please consider the following example:
The first one is linked to MusicBrainz entry https://musicbrainz.org/release/18c8fb7d-1302-31e7-9599-b38f411f079b, the second one only exists in Discogs. I have the second one in hand. The only difference between these two is a different distribution code in the back cover: the first one has WE 833, and mine has WE 835. Otherwise these two are exactly the same, down to the same CD matrix print.
I read the thread Alternate CD matrix/runout inscriptions: enough for a new release?, but it didn’t answer my question. Distribution code is not really a manufacturing detail, for me it’s more like legal text.
So I think I could either:
- Import the second release to MusicBrainz
- Just add the Discogs link of the second release to the already existing MusicBrainz entry.
Which option would be better in your opinion?