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  It'd be nice if we could have a feature where tracks that have artists featured within the track title like Title (Feat. Artist) would automatically put those featured artists into the track's information, rather than the title.

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That sort of facility is available in some of the more advanced re-tagging programs, but it's not really the remit of a music player. I never understood why people do that anyway, I could understand "Artistname feat. Othername", but not Title.

Andre

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It's probably because many music players don't read or sort by album artist tags. So it spits albums up into several different ones by several artists, sometimes even requiring a playlist just to play the entire album in order.

It also cutters the library with different artists for each different feature. 

Ex. "Artist 1", "Artist 1 (ft. Artist 2)" "Artist 1 (ft. Artist 3, Artist 4 & Artist 2)" 

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Many of these sort of issues will be helped by the planned feature to allow multiple artist names to be read from tag data, and the option to use a user-defined separator. That way in addition to the default separators like ";" and "//", you could add your own such as "feat.", "ft.", etc. Even that wouldn't be able to cope with very random artist tags containing brackets/etc like "Artist 1 (ft. Artist 3, Artist 4 & Artist 2)" though.

Andre

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