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Why albums are doubled?

Why albums are doubled?

 
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kael694

 

Hello:

 

Yeah I noticed that today, seems a few labels uploaded new versions for some releases for meta tag corrections possibly? For example the Century Media label and such, a good bit of material I got notifications for was from this label.

Labels often redeliver the same album that has already been delivered by a different label when one label buys another or rights to albums are licensed in different countries. It is a business transaction. They have no simple technical protocol to let others know that rights have transfered. This is what happened here when Sony bought Century Media.

 

 

http://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/is-this-the-next-big-major-label-acquisition/

http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/6671448/sony-music-acquires-german-hard-rock-label-century-me...

 

Spotify tries to detect duplicates and only show one. I only see one copy, not sure why you see two. It could be that the duplicate code had not run last friday when you looked at the artist page.

 

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