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Jon, can you explain to me if the new database would correct the redirection of a track name using track and album information? example:
Track 1 from album 1
Track 1 of album 2 (live)

then whenever Track 1 of album 2 (live) is performed and has the information of the album together it automatically went to Track 1 (live) and if it was run as Track 1 of album 1 it would still be the same
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Elliot Robinson

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This would be a clever and useful ability. I've noticed a few live albums in the Last FM database that have the tracks listed as the standard name rather than a clarification that they are live renditions, which often have very different arrangements and lengths. A couple of examples I personally scrobble that have this issue:

Diana Ross - Greatest Hits Live
Tina Arena - Greatest Hits Live

You could even extend this feature to also correct the general version of the track based on the containing album, for things like Radio Edit, Single Version, Freemasons Remix etc
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Pedro P

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this would be very useful even more so now that Spotify is making a mess at all by almost never having the name of the track and the name of the right collaborations
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I'm not Jon, but I know that a feature like this isn't currently part of the new database system that's being tested, as it's more of an infrastructure thing at the moment (and fix for a number of site issues). I don't think correcting live titles based on the catalogue has actually been suggested before.
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Thank you for clarifying =D. A pity that this feature is not available yet, since Spotify is strangling all the tags of the site, but only redirection of tracks, artists and albums back will already be of great help to keep the site organized =D