Hey lovely people, I could use some more opinions and votes on what I feel might be a bit of a grey area around group names in artist aliases (e.g. “feat. <artist> of <artist group>”) where more than one member of a group is being referenced:
I’m also having trouble finding the guideline I swear I read somewhere that states group names should be included in aliases instead of given their own artist entries (which I do think is sensible enough when only one member is involved), so if anyone could remind me where that is, that would also be much appreciated
It is replacing every instance of “Kylie” with “Kylie Minogue”. Ignoring what is written on the covers or track lists. It is a bulk removal of thousands of entries where just her first name is used. It is pretty common for her to just get credited with the first name.
I realize there are already a few topics about this issue and there are mainly two factions. One who rather remove such while the other seem to not mind them or rather keep them on the notion of usefulness or notability.
My main concern with keeping these is often the difficulty for others to confirm its existence or measure its “usefulness”.
If you are lucky the original editor still knows about its origins 14 years later.
But then, shouldn’t we have kept both versions because it was in circulation?
Or take the gamerips I’ve added later which are apparently not in circulation. If no one else besides me has them, are they useful to others? One could argue they are since you can now see what tracks are contained in a game.
Can someone look at this and if possible approve it fast? - Edit #104809573 - MusicBrainz. I removed a medium (disc) and added all tracks from it to the preceding medium. It will be messy editing this release in its current state.