Question on compilations

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Hi

I have a question regarding what counts as compilations. The compilation in question is https://musicbrainz.org/release/ab0a636d-b6f1-4b17-83c4-bb1174f37118, which is a collection of acoustic/reworked versions of old songs by the band. Does this count as a compilation or not? I’ve read the documentation on release group types but I’m still not sure.

Thanks

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Good question!

No, that probably doesn’t count as a compilation by MusicBrainz standards. A compilation is already recorded/released audio. If the recordings are new, even if the songs were previously recorded, then it is not a compilation.

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So it’s a new original (self-cover) album, not a compilation indeed. :slight_smile::+1:

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