What's the difference between a single, an EP and an album?

What is a single?

A release is considered single if it contains 1-3 songs that are each less than 10 minutes in length.

When releasing a single, don't add “- Single” to your track or album titles.

Stores will do that for you if they need it.

What is an EP?

An EP is considered 1-3 songs with one song of at least 10 minutes in length and a total running time of 30 minutes or less.

Or an EP is considered 4-6 songs with a total running time of 30 minutes or less.


An album is considered to be 6 or more songs running over 30 minutes in length and is considered to be one product.


Visit the LANDR Blog for a more detailed breakdown of release formats: 
Album Formats: What’s the Difference Between an LP, EP, and a Single?


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