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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0018573MediaMonkey 5Tagging / organizing (properties / auto-tools)public2022-04-14 16:28
Reporterrusty Assigned To 
Status assignedResolutionopen 
Product Version5.0.2 
Target Version5.0.4 
Summary0018573: Auto-tag: often fails for tracks with an apostrophe in the title
DescriptionAttempts to auto-tag tracks with an apostrophe often result in poor metadata because the the musicbrainz database is fragmented in the sense that a single track will be listed in many different ways and each variant will be associated with only some albums.

e.g. initiated auto-tag on:
I Love Rock 'N Roll | Joan Jett
returns the album 'Bad Reputation' / 2018, even though it's a 1980s tracks!

The problem stems from the fact that there exist numerous variants and only some of them are associated with the correct album:
I Love Rock 'N Roll
I Love Rock 'n' Roll
I Love Rock-n-Roll
I Love Rock ā€™nā€™ Roll

Possible solutions:
- In such cases, look up all variants
- In such cases, do a fingerprint-based lookup to return all variants in the MusicBrainz db

Note: This problem likely occurs in other cases such as:
- 'and' vs '&'
- / vs - e.g. AC/DC vs AC-DC
Additional InformationOriginally reported at 0017957 item 5)
TagsNo tags attached.
Fixed in build


related to 0017957 resolvedpetr Auto-tag fails to match tracks to a single release of an album 



2021-11-22 22:44

developer   ~0066041

Originally reported at 0017957:0066008