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Old 09-28-2008, 11:36 AM
sebmeister sebmeister is offline
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Default Get P2 to sort by "album artist"?

I have a lot of compilation albums and soundtracks at my P2, but unfortunately the Artist menu then gets filled out with all the performing artists from each and every album. WMP, for example, have this great function to sort the music by album artist, so I wonder if there is any way to get my P2 to sort the music according to the "album artist" tag rather than the "artist" tag??
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Old 09-28-2008, 01:02 PM
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It won't happen. If you properly tag the artist and the album artist, you'll never have a problem. Take control and fix your tags.
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Old 09-28-2008, 01:25 PM
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I use the program Tag&Rename. If I write Various Artists in the "album artist" tag and Led Zeppelin in the "artist" tag, then the P2 will show Led Zeppelin in the Artist menu. Is there something I'm doing wrong then? In my opinion all of my songs are properly tagged..
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Old 09-28-2008, 01:41 PM
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If you have Led Zeppelin as the artist tag and various artists in the album tag and it is showing Led Zeppelin as the artist, it is doing what every mp3 player I've owned did and is functioning correctly. If you want something different, you need to retag your files. There is no option to browse by album artist but it will browse by artist. That's just the way it works.
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Old 09-28-2008, 01:47 PM
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Or you can use the file browser....that's your only options
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Old 09-28-2008, 04:02 PM
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Ok, that's a pity. I know some players that can browse by album artist, for example the latest ipod/iphone. Somehow, I guess I have to retag my files then... Thanks for the help.
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