After upgrading to KDE4.2.1. and Amarok 2.0.2 I get a strange behaviour of Amarok.
The player skips tracks in the playlist: imagine list is songs A B C D E, if you start by A it plays A, then skips B (and maybe C) and plays on the following songs.
it is NOT a codec problem: if skipped song B is double-clicked, plays fine;
People were discussing this in amarok forums, and it looks as if it’s a distro-specific problem: Skipped Tracks
upgrading Phonon and xine did not solve the problem for me (as for others out there).
I’ve been getting this problem (although actually I get a split-second of sound from the beginning of skipped tracks) for a couple of days too. Just updated packages from KDE:KDE4:Factory on openSUSE 11.0: