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Album View Still Wonky ... Splits a Six Song "Album" Into Three

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jayessemm Level 1 Level 1 (35 points)
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Dec 24, 2012 8:12 AM

I'm trying to get my head around the iTunes 11 and not be too cranky in the process.

 

I had an issue with things not showing up when I searched and iTunes having trouble with compliations I'd made -- perhaps something to do with the "various artists" in the "album artist" field.

 

Here was a recent discussion:

 

https://discussions.apple.com/message/20620345#20620345

 

Now I'm having a (perhaps) related issue.

 

Every week I make a little mix -- I call them sixpacks.  Rather than just make a playlist I make AAC copies of the songs, edit the info so they are called "[this week's] Sixpack," I change the tracks to 6 and I add artwork.  I'm sure my behavious might indicate many phychological shortcoomings -- can you spell OCD? :-) -- but for these purposes let's stick to my technical issues.

 

I made this week's sixpack and it displays just fine in the song view:

Screen shot 2012-12-24 at 10.29.53 AM.png

And in the Playlist view:

 

Screen shot 2012-12-24 at 10.31.01 AM.png

 

But when I go to the album view it shows as three different albums

 

Screen shot 2012-12-24 at 10.32.03 AM.png

 

The first album has one song, the second two and the final three -- but of course not in track order.

 

When I edited the info I did not include "Various artists" in the "Album artist" filed (that worked perfectly in iTunes 10) and went to the options and indicated it was part of a compliation.

 

This ain't a big deal as I just won't use the Album view but my OCD and need for order have me typing this post.

 

Any ideas?

 

Thanks

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