International Standard Recording Code (ISRC)

The International Standard Recording Code (ISRC) is the international identification system for sound recordings and music video recordings. For example, a single song (identified by an ISWC), might be released separately by two different artists and each recording will have a unique ISRC. If the song was remastered to the point of requiring a credit for additional production, it would have a new ISRC. David Bowie’s recording of “Let’s Dance” and Something for Kate’s recording of “Let’s Dance” have a different ISRC, as they are different recordings even thought they stem from the same composition. A live recording of David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance”, has a different ISRC to the ""original"" studio recording of the same song
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