If you’re releasing an album via a pre-order you might not want to upload all the tracks right away but still show in the album list all the tracks. Bandcamp makes that easy with the “add a track w/o audio” option. All the same fields are available for setting as a normal track with just no audio.
If you are releasing a mixtape on cassette but do not own the rights to all the tracks, you can still sell your cassette without uploading the audio to Bandcamp with this feature. This way your fans are informed of what is found on the album.
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