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a photo album (=a book in which you put photos)
▪ She took every picture of her ex-husband out of the family photo album.
a photograph album (=a book in which you put photographs)
▪ Mama kept a photograph album full of pictures of her family.
compilation CD/album/tape
debut album/CD/single etc
▪ Their debut album was recorded in 1991.
live album (=album that was recorded from a live performance)
▪ We’ll be playing you a track from his new live album.
the album charts (=of CDs that have several songs on them)
▪ This put Marley into the album charts for the first time.
▪ As an Eric Clapton fan, I recommend this double album without the slightest hesitation.
▪ There are certainly far more double albums out there that are worse.
▪ A double album of greatest hits and misses, which concentrates on their later years.
▪ A sprawling double album of many moods, and even the upbeat numbers have an undertow of fragmentation.
▪ I suppose their new single will be the price of a double album!!
▪ It was just a good album and they played the parts really well.
▪ The recording was nominated for a Grammy Award for best classical album.
▪ Thus, the companion record is currently the best goth album on the market.
▪ This is the best studio album that the original line-up ever produced.
▪ What are the greatest albums of the rock era?
▪ This groove is played with a swing eighth note feel - great line, great track, great album.
▪ As it turns out, though, one of the greatest albums in his catalog has only just been released commercially.
▪ Her latest album is hugely successful in the U.S. and here, yet you never see her on the celebrity circuit.
▪ Most rock acts tour in order to sell their latest album, and tailor their live show accordingly.
▪ He recently released a live acoustic album on the Plump label.
▪ The last word in live hard rock albums.
▪ They took stock with a live album.
▪ But the rest of the album, unlike other live albums, was truly live.
▪ He went on to record a live album in 1966 with the blues legend Jimmy Witherspoon.
▪ The group hope to release both a live and studio album shortly.
▪ While they were watching their single, another machine was knocking out Paul McCartney's new album at one every 2 seconds.
▪ The new Beatles album brings in an estimated $ 24 million in its first week.
▪ Five years later, the new albums represent neither an expansion nor a retreat but a hesitant reluctance to set out anew.
▪ He taps that skill on his new album, which is the first official jazz record of his career.
▪ She is guaranteed a £3 million advance and 42 percent royalty on new albums.
▪ Incidentally, Larry Klein is supposed to have produced the new Shawn Colvin album, which should have appeared by now.
▪ Better still, they're fresh, they release new albums with original material and you can watch them live.
▪ But this was the party to publicise the launch of the Spice Girls new album.
▪ In 1961 he recorded his first solo album, It's Morrissey Man!
▪ But only last year, at age 31, did she release her first solo album.
▪ In 1993 he recorded a further solo album.
▪ This time he is promoting a solo album.
▪ The album sold 18,000 copies within two weeks and entered the album chart at number 47.
▪ The front cover of Dry, their debut album, captures Harvey's lipsticked mouth smudged against glass.
▪ A really fine debut album by a local jazz player who seldom gets any ink.
▪ Their debut album Doppelganger, which was written and recorded in just three months, is out on Monday.
▪ With their debut album for the superb independent label Dorado, D*Note are going to go clear.
▪ It was six months before their debut album was in the shops and by that time public interest in them had waned.
▪ He is perched uncomfortably on a settee with a photo album on his knee.
▪ I want you to look at this photo album while we wait for the gyms to open.
▪ He ran the torch over the shelves cabinets table drawers but there were no more photographs and no obvious photo albums.
▪ Hence photo albums, souvenirs, diaries.
▪ Sally would leave photos of herself in a special photo album for Hannah and call home frequently.
▪ You will need plain photo album luggage labels.
▪ I went through the photo album ten, eleven times, seeing nothing.
▪ Get out the photograph album, remember old times and cry - if that is what feels right for you to do.
▪ I looked just like the young girl my grandmother had shown me in her photograph albums.
▪ Next time you visit Fenland Aviation Museum, make a point of looking at the photograph albums pertaining to the Merlin's strip-down.
▪ They may as well have been a small part of a photograph album gathering dust in the depth of some one's attic.
▪ Ask to see the entire range of photograph albums together with any extras you may require such as pocket books and frames.
▪ Helen headed for the nearest one and asked about photograph albums.
▪ She remembered that somewhere Dorothy had kept old photograph albums and, on a whim, began to search for them.
▪ On a photograph album a For easy going daily life, the dear and valuable memorandum b Photographs 8.
▪ Wan na hear a John Lydon album dedicated to John Bradshaw?
▪ I played on four albums for Barry Gibb.
▪ Pleased with the results, Buckingham then asked his former bandmate who he should get to play bass on the album.
▪ Terrasson and Parker first met while playing on a 1992 album by saxophonist Jesse Davis.
▪ It made me want to run out and play the first two albums post haste, which is no bad thing.
▪ But if I want to hear the long, late-night groove on side two, I have to play the album.
▪ Having ditched Belladonna, they produced an album burning with an intensity and fury rarely paralleled.
▪ This locally produced album features simple arrangements of traditional and original Christmas songs.
▪ She got on so well with composer Jeff Wayne that he is also producing her first solo album.
▪ To produce boards the way you produce record albums.
▪ The collaboration was supposed to work the old magic and produce a classic album.
▪ This year alone, he has produced three albums and five singles that have each sold more than a million copies.
▪ In 1970, he joined Blood, Sweat &038; Tears, touring worldwide and recording eleven albums with them.
▪ McKennitt has since recorded four more albums on her own label, Quinlan Road.
▪ They recorded this album live with me.
▪ Majors spend more on one ad than we did on recording an album.
▪ Currently Steve and Gillian are working with New Order, who are recording an album.
▪ In 1961 he recorded his first solo album, It's Morrissey Man!
▪ He recently released a live acoustic album on the Plump label.
▪ Cashing in on the interest, Donovan is releasing his own album later this year.
▪ Even Johnny Cash released an album on vinyl last year.
▪ She may also release an album of theatre classics.
▪ But only last year, at age 31, did she release her first solo album.
▪ Seven singles were to be released from the album, all sinking without a trace.
▪ Blue Note plans to release 12 more albums in April or early May.
▪ Following John Talman's death his collection was sold and these two albums entered the collection of the ceramics industrialist Josiah Wedgwood.
▪ I thought if they were stars, they would be selling gold and platinum albums.
▪ U2 have sold 100 million albums worldwide and had four No1s.
▪ Most rock acts tour in order to sell their latest album, and tailor their live show accordingly.
▪ They sold massive amounts of albums and concert tickets, but were never a singles band.
▪ a wedding album
▪ an album of Disney songs
▪ I thought if they were stars, they would be selling gold and platinum albums.
▪ In any album deal, we normally take options for six albums.
▪ She remembered that somewhere Dorothy had kept old photograph albums and, on a whim, began to search for them.
▪ So, a sort of ignominious continuation - Elvis Costello's thirty-third album!
▪ The tracks were interspersed with dialogue, which gave the duo the idea for the new album.
▪ There are hundreds of album covers and lists of songs but not much history or context.
▪ These will be made up into an album of at least eight prints and the best portrait will be specially framed for you.
▪ Tim was looking through an old photograph album she'd put out, with pictures of previous Christmases.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Album \Al"bum\, n. [L., neut. of albus white: cf. F. album. Cf. Alb.]

  1. (Rom. Antiq.) A white tablet on which anything was inscribed, as a list of names, etc.

  2. A register for visitors' names; a visitors' book.

  3. A blank book, in which to insert autographs, sketches, memorial writing of friends, photographs, etc.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1650s, from Latin album "white color, whiteness," neuter of albus "white" (see alb). In classical times "a blank tablet on which the Pontifex Maximus registered the principal events of the year; a list of names." Revived 16c. by German scholars whose custom was to keep an album amicorum of colleagues' signatures; meaning then expanded into "book to collect souvenirs." According to Johnson, "a book in which foreigners have long been accustomed to insert autographs of celebrated people." Photographic albums first recorded 1859. Meaning "long-playing gramophone record" is by 1951, because the sleeves they came in resembled large albums.


n. A book specially designed to keep photographs, stamps, or autographs.

  1. n. 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 [syn: record album]

  2. a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc

Album (disambiguation)

An album is a collection of recordings.

Album may also refer to:


Albums of recorded music were developed in the early 20th century, first as books of individual 78rpm records, then from 1948 as vinyl LP records played at rpm. Vinyl LPs are still issued, though in the 21st century albums sales have mostly focused on compact disc (CD) and MP3 formats. The audio cassette was a format used in the late 1970s through to the 1990s alongside vinyl.

An album may be recorded in a recording studio (fixed or mobile), in a concert venue, at home, in the field, or a mix of places. Recording may take a few hours to several years to complete, usually in several takes with different parts recorded separately, and then brought or " mixed" together. Recordings that are done in one take without overdubbing are termed "live", even when done in a studio. Studios are built to absorb sound, eliminating reverberation, so as to assist in mixing different takes; other locations, such as concert venues and some "live rooms", allow for reverberation, which creates a "live" sound. The majority of studio recordings contain an abundance of editing, sound effects, voice adjustments, etc. With modern recording technology, musicians can be recorded in separate rooms or at separate times while listening to the other parts using headphones; with each part recorded as a separate track.

Album covers and liner notes are used, and sometimes additional information is provided, such as analysis of the recording, and lyrics or librettos. Historically, the term "album" was applied to a collection of various items housed in a book format. In musical usage the word was used for collections of short pieces of printed music from the early nineteenth century. Later, collections of related 78rpm records were bundled in book-like albums (one side of a 78 rpm record could hold only about 3.5 minutes of sound). When long-playing records were introduced, a collection of pieces on a single record was called an album; the word was extended to other recording media such as compact disc, MiniDisc, Compact audio cassette, and digital albums as they were introduced.

Album (Public Image Ltd album)

Album (also known as Compact Disc or Cassette depending on the format) is the fifth studio album by English rock band Public Image Ltd, released on 3 February 1986. It features John Lydon backed by a group of musicians assembled by producer Bill Laswell, including Steve Vai, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Tony Williams and Ginger Baker.

Álbum (Lu album)

Álbum is the second studio album by the Mexican pop duo Lu. The first single is called "La vida después de ti", the second single is called "Si tú me quisieras", and the third single is called "Voy a llorar".

Album (Joan Jett album)

Album is the third studio album by Joan Jett and the second to feature her backing band The Blackhearts. The album was originally released in July 1983.

Album (2002 film)

Album is a 2002 Indian Tamil romantic drama film written and directed by Vasanthabalan, starring Aryan Rajesh and Shrutika. The story portrays the love and affection between two families. The film, produced by Kavithalayaa Productions, was Vasanthabalan's directorial debut and became a commercial failure, remaining his only unsuccessful venture. It is however best known for featuring the song "Chellame Chellam" from Karthik Raja's soundtrack to the film, which was award-winning playback singer Shreya Ghoshal's first song in Tamil language.

Album (Land of the Lost)

"Album" is the seventh episode of the first season of the 1974 American television series Land of the Lost. Written by Dick Morgan and directed by Bob Lally, it first aired in the United States on October 19, 1974 on NBC. The episode guest stars Erica Hagen.

Album (Girls album)

Album is the debut album by the band Girls. It was released September 22, 2009 on True Panther Sounds.

Album (magazine)

Album was a monthly art photography magazine from Album Photographic Ltd. that published 12 issues between February 1970 and January 1971.

Although it was a short-lived publication, Album is important in that it featured budding photographers who have since become notable, including several members of Magnum Photos. Featured photographers include Bill Brandt, W. Eugene Smith and Emmet Gowin.

Album (2016 film)

Album is a 2016 Turkish comedy film directed by Mehmet Can Mertoğlu. It was screened in the International Critics' Week section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival where it won the France 4 Visionary Award.

Usage examples of "album".

Pauli and the Cavern 56 3 Up the Smoke 97 4 Beatles for Sale 144 5 Lennon and McCartney 184 6 Avant-Garde London 211 7 Making the Albums 268 8 Sergeant Pepper 293 9 The Walrus Was Paul 349 10 The Maharishi 396 11 Apple 431 12 The White Album 481 13 Let It Be 526 14 John 568 Afterword 597 Bibliography 618 The Beatles have become so surrounded by myth, fantasy and speculation that determining anything other than the basic facts of their lives has become virtually impossible.

Please Please Me George Martin thought it was time for an album, and they were even given a day off to get down to London from Sunderland, in order to be fresh on the morning of 11 February when they were due to record ten new songs at Abbey Road.

One day was regarded as quite sufficient to record an album in those days.

The extra tracks required to make the album took the allotted one day to record.

The first single credited Lennon-McCartney, but for the next two singles and the first album it was McCartney-Lennon.

They had already perfected the basic tenets of composition, but now, with their second album, With the Beatles, released in November 1963, they began to introduce little tricks of their own which reappear as signatures in Lennon-McCartney songs.

Though the Beatles had not yet broken in the USA, their popularity in Britain was phenomenal and the idea of a quick exploitation movie, coupled with a soundtrack album, made considerable economic sense to them.

When we knew we were writing for something like an album he would write a few in his spare moments, like this batch here.

The songs written individually could appear at any time, but the songwriting meetings for a new single or album were planned in advance.

Night came the Beatles for Sale album with eight new Lennon-McCartney compositions.

I thought was quite good but it became an album filler rather than the great almighty single.

He knew the work of all the great early country artists like Jimmie Rodgers and years later, after the Beatles split up, he even recorded his own solo country and western album, Beaucoups of Blues.

Paul returned to London while the idea was still fresh, though it was essentially an album filler.

For the accompanying soundtrack album, an additional seven tracks were recorded, four of which were Lennon and McCartney compositions.

Paul had another song on the soundtrack album, one completely unlike anything the Beatles had ever released before.