I wanted to know how the “Whisper The Unspeakable Collection” from Avatar (Whisper the Unspeakable Collection – Avatar Merch EU) should be handled when adding to the database.
It is a limited edition collection/bundle of 3 vinyls holding a total of 6 tracks, 2 of which have already been released as singles in the past, and two of these vinyls have new/unreleased tracks as their B-Side. It doesnt look like the vinyls are sold individually, so I’m not sure about marking this as new releases for the existing singles.
Would this be an EP/LP, is this a different single, or is this something else entirely?
I would make it Single+Compilation.
I’m sorry, I’m not fully sure I understood. Should I make it a new Release Group called “Whisper The Unspeakable Collection” and mark that as Single+Compilation?
Yes. That’s what I meant. These are 3 singles, A-sides previously released, though one not on vinyl, and they can only be bought together.
Are the singles packaged together? Is there a joint front with a title?
Discogs has one compilation → https://www.discogs.com/release/29678221
But I wonder if there could be 3 separate singles - each is numbered separately and seems to have a separate cat# - tricky!
The more I look into it, the more I think it should be 3 separate singles, linked together by a release series, not a RG series - together with other releases of the same single (A-side).
Based on that, I would say it should be one release, not 3.