19. Soundtracks

19-1 Soundtrack in Product-Level Version - Soundtracks must include metadata in the Product Version field that identifies them as a soundtrack.  Examples include but are not limited to:

  • Original Soundtrack
  • Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
  • Original Score
  • Original Game Soundtrack
  • Music from the Original TV Series

19-2 Soundtrack Abbreviations - Do not use “O.S.T” or other abbreviations to identify a product as a soundtrack.

19-3 Multiple Soundtrack Track Format - If tracks within a soundtrack product are not all from the same soundtrack, specify the soundtrack each is from in the Track Version fields.  Example:

  • Track Title: Kiss
  • Track Version: From “Under the Cherry Moon”

19-4 Soundtrack Genre - Soundtrack products must have their Genre set to one of the Soundtrack genre choices.

19-5 Soundtrack Composers as Main Artists - Composers responsible for the overall soundtrack should be added as a product level Main Artist.  Example:

  • Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch on Blade Runner 2049 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  • Ennio Morricone on The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

19-6 Soundtrack Product-Level Main Artists - Main performing artists should be listed as Main at product level in accordance with general Main artist rules.

19-7 Soundtrack Track Composers as Main Artists - Composers may be credited as Main Artists on track level as appropriate.

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