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My new album dilemma

Postby Stickman0_3 » Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:17 pm

So, I’ve just uploaded my new album to be released on 10th August 2020 and it’s been sent to stores and contains six tracks. ]

The thing is, in the metadata on the MP3’s, I’ve put the year of the album as 2021. What do I do? Would this just be that I can’t get any royalties until 2021? And would it look bad for my record label? It is a genuine mistake.
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Re: My new album dilemma

Postby RichardT » Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:26 pm

Stickman0_3 wrote:So, I’ve just uploaded my new album to be released on 10th August 2020 and it’s been sent to stores and contains six tracks. ]

The thing is, in the metadata on the MP3’s, I’ve put the year of the album as 2021. What do I do? Would this just be that I can’t get any royalties until 2021? And would it look bad for my record label? It is a genuine mistake.

First thing to do is to check whether your distributor allows you to change the metadata once it has been sent to the stores.

Second thing - I think the release date is the most important piece of information and you’re probably ok with royalties if that is correct.
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Re: My new album dilemma

Postby Stickman0_3 » Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:06 am

This has turned out to be fine, I've nothing to worry about. Roll on 10th August.
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Re: My new album dilemma

Postby RichardT » Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:45 pm

Stickman0_3 wrote:This has turned out to be fine, I've nothing to worry about. Roll on 10th August.

Glad it worked out ok.
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Re: My new album dilemma

Postby Stickman0_3 » Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:47 pm

Thanks.
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Re: My new album dilemma

Postby Martin Walker » Mon Aug 03, 2020 6:18 pm

Hi Stickman0_3,

Do put up a link in our Self Promotion forum when it's released, so that we can all have a listen.


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Re: My new album dilemma

Postby Stickman0_3 » Mon Aug 03, 2020 7:43 pm

I have a pre-release link that I can put up now.
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Re: My new album dilemma

Postby Martin Walker » Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:29 pm

Excellent! :thumbup:
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Re: My new album dilemma

Postby Stickman0_3 » Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:45 pm

I've just found out that I don't have enough posts to post in the Self Promotion section. I shall put a link on my webpage on LinkedIn.
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Re: My new album dilemma

Postby DC-Choppah » Wed Aug 05, 2020 3:28 am

Wait. what, they still have albums?
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Re: My new album dilemma

Postby Arpangel » Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:25 am

DC-Choppah wrote:Wait. what, they still have albums?

Oh yes, and my next one is going to be a gatefold, based on a concept, probably involving the myths and legends of an ancient civilisation since lost in the mists of time.

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Re: My new album dilemma

Postby Stickman0_3 » Wed Aug 05, 2020 9:05 am

Who's "they"?. And yes, but my albums are in mp3 format.
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Re: My new album dilemma

Postby Stickman0_3 » Wed Aug 05, 2020 12:45 pm

OK, I now have links to all my projects on my LinkedIn page.
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Re: My new album dilemma

Postby Martin Walker » Wed Aug 05, 2020 5:03 pm

Well some sort of link to your Linkedin page would still be helpful Stickman0_3 ;)


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Re: My new album dilemma

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