iTunes 11: "Part of a compilation" NOT WORKING

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by roksraka, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. roksraka macrumors member

    Dec 9, 2012
    I've had this problem with a few versions of itunes now. I hoped they would have fixed the problem in iTunes 11. Basically, when I try to import a compilation album, in about 40% of the cases I cannot convince iTunes that all these songs bellong to the same album. It either creates a seperate album for every song (which is really not practical when you import a Top 100...) or makes it impossible to merge multi-CD albums.
    Has anyone encoutered a similar problem? Is it fixable?

    (I've tried reseting and importing again my entire music library in the previous version of iTunes and it didn't work...)
  2. Macman45 macrumors G5


    Jul 29, 2011
    Somewhere Back In The Long Ago
    It's been discussed, Apple are to fix this and other bugs in an upcoming update...see the article on the front page.
  3. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    An alternative is to set each song's artist in the Artist field, put "Various Artists" in the Album Artist field for all tracks, and make sure the Album name matches on all tracks.
  4. darwinist macrumors newbie


    Jan 10, 2004
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Thanks, this solved this same problem for me!

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