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Show the lyrics of the song

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Thanks for this suggestion. It is indeed a useful idea, but difficult to combine with the remainder of the technology on our site. We rely on automatic transcription of the chords from youtube or other audio, but it is not yet possible to automatically transcribe lyrics. If we want to show lyrics, we should get them from some other source. Hence, I do not think we will support lyrics in the near future. However, youtube features a lot of songs with lyrics. If you chordify these you have your synchronised lyrcis on the side.

We are actively looking into ways of incorporating lyrics to our player. More info on this soon!

-Update- 22/02/2018
Unfortunately we are still working out the legalities around displaying lyrics on our website, as lyrics are copyrighted content. We hope to eventually be able to offer lyrics to our users, but it’s unclear when this will be, sorry!


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  • Nicholas commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    If it's a legal issue, then simply allow users to add notes on top of each chord, we can type in the lyrics ourselves. Copyright laws are bullshit, they are designed to maintain monopolies, just tell the government to F&*K Off.

  • Nicholas commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The ability to simply add text on top of each chord will be useful, possibly two lines of text so we can add lyrics and lead melody information. I have been waiting for this feature for years now, it's not that difficult to do, get cracking.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Just signed up and disappointed that I can't get and print the chords and lyrics to learn a little slower.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I'm new tto chordify and didn't realize there were no lyrics; hopefully you guys can come up with a solution, thanks

  • Richard commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Make the video screen resizable and moveable (even support 2nd monitor) so we could load karaoke versions from YouTube and have lyrics. Many people already want a resizable player.

  • bnqNet WaRnet commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    make another mode its like auto scroll down text with lyric n chord n let comuny uploud their song, thanks..

  • Bülent Behrem commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    a printable page with lyrics and chords would be awesome. Otherwise I wont be a premium member any more.

  • Brian commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes the lyrics on the YouTube video work but the YouTube frame is too small to read them. Can we have a means of expanding the YouTube display or ideally, swapping it with the larger frame displaying the chords? Then we could choose to have the lyrics big and the chords small or the chords big and lyrics small as now.

  • chris commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    other suggestions: perhaps instead of lyrics, at least having markers indicating the rhythm of the vocals, to help play in time with the song. this feature could be crowdsourced for now. Eventually, some google service will be able to speech-to-text those lyrics, and it will open up new possibilities!

  • chris commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    if only there were an open api to allow someone to hook into your features and perhaps create a third party solution to the lyrics

  • Keith commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Using YouTube lyrics videos is a good idea, but in a similar way could you perhaps iFrame in lyrics from another source, like Google lyrics? Or allow a frame where the user can input a URL to pull lyrics into another frame? That way you wouldn't be hosting or storing the actual lyrics.

  • irene commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    allo,je vous a envoye 2 email ,pour vous dire que j'ai oublié mon mot de passe et que je ne peux me connecter ,je voudrais m'abonner pour un an,mais je n'arrive pas a me connecter.merci de me repondre le plus tot possible. Irene

  • JKers10 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I totally agree. I'm new to ukulele. When I'm playing offline, I need a printed sheet that has the chord charts in order like all the other sites offer. Chord NAMES don't help us new players.

  • AdminChordify (Chordify - Tune into chords!, Chordify) commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Thanks for your responses over the last few days guys, we appreciate it!

    Thing is, lyrics are copyrighted content, and getting them to be displayed on your website legally is an absolute legal minefield. We've been jumpoing through legal hurdles for over a year now and the end does *not* appear to be in sight yet.. We hope to eventually be able to offer lyrics to our users, but currently it's unclear when this will be, sorry.

  • yiannis commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    would be the perfect app with lyrics indeed... now is about 70% to be honest.... i dont think is difficult to make it complete thought...

  • jay commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This would be perfect for learning , can you imagine that learning the song then typing in your lyrics , come-on team you should offer that already and charge a little more/


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