iTunes Album Sorting *PIC*

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by macfilm, Dec 8, 2007.

  1. macfilm macrumors regular

    Nov 11, 2007
    Hi, I seem to have this problem every now and then but sometimes when I change to viewing settings to "album" it separates some of my albums as if they were individual songs, now the point of album view is to see your albums, not individual artists so how come I get this problem of some albums separating?

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  2. overanalyzer macrumors 6502a

    Sep 7, 2007
    Boston, MA USA
    It's because the artists don't match. If you have an album with multiple artists, you need to set the "Album Artist" to be the same for all the tracks. I usually use "Various Artists" or something along those lines when it's multiple artists.
  3. x475aws macrumors newbie

    Nov 7, 2007
    Or set the "Part of a compilation" option on all the songs in the album.
  4. macfilm thread starter macrumors regular

    Nov 11, 2007
    Brilliant! Selecting them all, right clicking and setting all as compilation worked perfectly. Thanks guys :)
  5. ntrigue macrumors 68040


    Jul 30, 2007
    I use the Various Artist Method as well.

    While we're on topic, I noticed when using WhatSize that there exists a Compilations Folder with many of my songs - not just mixed albums - appearing. These do not utilize more space do they?

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