[Your Library] Order/sort albums by release date/year

Status: Not Right Now

Now that the original release year should be available please add an option to the new album view to use it for sorting.



there could be options for at least:





There could be some kind of subtle separator where the artist changes when listing the album covers. Also the release year should be shown in the album images.

Updated on 2018-10-05

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We're setting this Idea to 'Not Right Now', as this isn't something we have any immediate plans to implement. We appreciate you sharing your thoughts, and we'll continue passing along your feedback to the right teams.


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I'm just seconding what everyone else has said but it's actually asinine that this was suggested 8 years ago and still hasn't been implemented. You're running a music service, sorting in release-order is beyond common it's literally the industry standard... come on now.


Yes, I definitely want this!  I'd like to be able to listen to albums from oldest to newest without having to catch the last track of the one I'm currently on.  Also, it'd be nice if I could hide singles from the albums in the view so I'm only seeing whole albums (unless those singles are not on any album).  It's also be nice if this was acknowledged within the 8 years it has been posted here.  You'd think someone would plan implementation within at least 2 years.


I repost it again. There is a web based program, where you can browser through your albums grouped and sorted by year. See:

It works pretty great. But a Spotify version would be even better.


I first thought it is something database limited (more cache for saving more views). But It seems the Kodi plugin can sort your albums too. Only, the view must be saves locally (same like the webapp I just posted).


Мне очень важна возможность сортировки альбомов по дате выпуска


The lack of sorting by release year is the tragedy of this program. For people who have been arranging creators for years, this is the basic tool for creating a playlist. The current lack of this sorting is torment and pain. Everyone talks about it but not spotify 🙂


Please add this feature Spotify!