What is album?

  • (noun): One or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audio tape and compact disc.
    Synonyms: record album
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Album

An album is a book used for the collection and preservation of miscellaneous items such as photographs, postage stamps, newspaper clippings, visitors' comments, etc. The word later became widely used to describe a collection of audio recordings of pieces of music on a single gramophone record, cassette, compact disc, or via digital distribution.

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40 Dayz & 40 Nightz
40 Dayz 40 Nightz is rapper Xzibit's second album, which was released on August 25, 1998 ... It is often considered Xzibit's greatest album ... The album featured four singles "What U See Is What U Get", "3 Card Molly", "Los Angeles Times" and "Pussy Pop" ...
2004 Grammy Awards - Award Winners - Latin
... Best Latin Pop Album Mick Guzauski (engineer/mixer), Lulo Perez (producer) Alejandro Sanz (producer artist) for No Es Lo Mismo Best Traditional Tropical ... engineer/mixer) Joan Sebastian (producer artist) for Afortunado Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album Anibal Kerpel, Joseph Chiccarelli (engineers), Elfego Buendia, Emmanuel Del Real, Gustavo ...
2004 Grammy Awards - Award Winners - Jazz
... Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Chick Corea for "Matrix" Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group Clark Germain (engineer), Dave Darlington (engineer/mixer), Robert ...
94 Diskont
94 Diskont is an album by the experimental electronic music group Oval ... The vinyl version of the album comes with a remix LP that contains remixes by Mouse on Mars, Scanner, Cristian Vogel, and Jim O'Rourke. 94diskont was released as a companion piece with Oval's previous album, Systemisch ...
2004 Grammy Awards - Award Winners - Folk
... Best Traditional Folk Album June Carter Cash for Wildwood Flower Best Contemporary Folk Album Warren Zevon for The Wind Best Native American Music Album Black Eagle for Flying Free ...

More definitions of "album":

  • (noun): A book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc.

Famous quotes containing the word album:

    What a long strange trip it’s been.
    Robert Hunter, U.S. rock lyricist. “Truckin’,” on the Grateful Dead album American Beauty (1971)