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Are there any music/audio players that let you sort the albums by the year? So for example:

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Sort the albums seen in this view by the year. Oldest first or newest?

In short the lack of sorting in any of the Music players that I am aware of have this feature.

Bonus points as well if it lets me view the album art view.

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Most music players let you sort your music library by the album year if that was included in the meta-tags of your files.

Often it is only a setting to be made in the application's preferences. For Rhythmbox the menu Edit > Preferences > General Tab will open below box for ticking "Year" to add a "Year" (or any other choice) column to the library browser window:

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My favorite player Guayadeque will open the menu to define columns for sorting on right click on the top bar of the library window:

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With Guayadeque you can also sort the album view ascending or descending by year:

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  • Fantastic! Thank you very much. Now I will try to address the album art view :) – Jamie Hutber Apr 6 '17 at 16:54
  • Interesting, so there is no way to always first order by track and then by year. I would like the newest albums at the top, then of course the albums to be in order also :D I have updated the question to make it more relevant also. – Jamie Hutber Apr 6 '17 at 17:02
  • @JamieHutber I dunno about Rhythmbox but Guayadeque is quite versatile. I update my answer with a shot from album view sorted by year. – Takkat Apr 6 '17 at 18:25
  • Fantastic, I will try it now :D – Jamie Hutber Apr 6 '17 at 20:58

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