Definition of back catalog in English:

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back catalog

(also back catalogue)


All the works previously produced by a recording artist or record company.
Example sentences
  • Surely there could have been better, more surprising, tracks to be lifted from all three artists' back catalogues.
  • With almost continuous rock 'n' roll on the soundtrack, the film was also able to exploit the EMI back catalogue.
  • I get especially concerned at the thought of any musical based on a top music artist's back catalogue.

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Syllabification: back cat·a·log

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