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Search Fields

The release index contains these fields you can search:

fieldDescription
aridartist id
artistcomplete artist name(s) as it appears on the release
artistnamean artist on the release, each artist added as a separate field
asinthe Amazon ASIN for this release
barcodeThe barcode of this release
catnoThe catalog number for this release, can have multiples when major using an imprint
commentDisambiguation comment
countryThe two letter country code for the release country
creditnamename credit on the release, each artist added as a separate field
dateThe release date (format: YYYY-MM-DD)
discidstotal number of cd ids over all mediums for the release
discidsmediumnumber of cd ids for the release on a medium in the release
formatrelease format
laidThe label id for this release, a release can have multiples when major using an imprint
labelThe name of the label for this release, can have multiples when major using an imprint
langThe language for this release. Use the three character ISO 639-3 codes to search for a specific language. (e.g. lang:eng)
mediumsnumber of mediums in the release
primarytypeprimary type of the release group (album, single, ep, other)
qualityThe quality of the release (low, normal, high)
reidrelease id
releaserelease name
releaseaccentname of the release with any accent characters retained
rgidrelease group id
scriptThe 4 character script code (e.g. latn) used for this release
secondarytypesecondary type of the release group (audiobook, compilation, interview, live, remix, soundtrack, spokenword)
statusrelease status (e.g official)
taga tag that appears on the release
trackstotal number of tracks over all mediums on the release
tracksmediumnumber of tracks on a medium in the release
typetype of the release group, old type mapping for when we did not have separate primary and secondary types

Release search terms with no fields search the release field only.