Sides (A & B)

They have been introduced with (vinyl) records. As they don’t have a track 1 and can be turn round, the sides help to highlight the songs.

Nowadays, with CDs & digital, the sides are rarely used as the tracks are presented in an established order (track list).

Single

It is a song recording of more or less 10 minutes. The single has often two sides : A & B. On A-Side, we usually have one or two songs we find on the album of an artist or group. Most of the time, the song is released to promote the album. We can find a […]