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How to create an album on SoundCloud?

Soundcloud doesn’t allow you to create an album directly but you can convert your playlist into an album. If you want to have an official release of your tracks on your profile then you can add your tracks in a playlist and then convert it to an album but keep in mind to not copy songs of other artists as that could lead to infringement of intellectual property and also you getting sued.

In this article, we will guide you through the process of creating an album on Soundcloud by changing a playlist into an album. If you are having any trouble in creating a playlist then check out our article here.

Also read: How to change your Soundcloud URL (profile, playlist, tracks)?

Creating a SoundCloud album

Login to your account on Soundcloud.com on any browser on your PC and follow the steps below to change your playlist to an album.

Step 1: Click on your Profile name tab beside the Notification (bell) icon in the tab bar at the top of the screen and then click on the Playlists option in the drop-down menu.

How to create an album on SoundCloud? | Candid.Technology

Step 2: On the next screen, all your playlists will appear. Click on the playlist in which you have uploaded your songs and you want to convert it to an album.

How to create an album on SoundCloud? | Candid.Technology

Step 3: Then click on the Edit icon below the playlist image.

How to create an album on SoundCloud? | Candid.Technology

Step 4: On the next screen tap on the Playlist type tab below the link of your playlist, then in the drop-down menu that appears, tap on the Album option.

How to create an album on SoundCloud? | Candid.Technology

Step 5: Then you can edit the following information for your tracks and album on Soundcloud.

  • Under Basic info tab, you can add title, genre, tags, description and privacy of the track and edit your album link. Also, adding a release date is mandatory.
  • Under the Tracks tab, you can delete the tracks that you don’t to keep in the album.
  • Under the Metadata tab, you can add a Buy-link, record label and you set the license type for your album.

After you’re done adding the details for your track click on the Save button at the bottom-right corner of the information box.

How to create an album on SoundCloud? | Candid.Technology

Also read: How to delete your SoundCloud account?

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