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A tool to obtain the lyrics to your favorite songs

Project description


  • Enter any artist and song name when prompted and lyrics will be printed to standard output
  • Give an mp3 file as an attribute, and find lyrics using the mp3’s metadata
  • Save the obtained lyrics into the mp3’s metadata

Support for other formats coming soon!


  • Via pip : pip install lyrics-dl

Alternatively :-

  1. Clone the repo
  2. Enter the downloaded repo’s root directory : cd lyrics-dl
  3. Install the required modules and its dependencies by running pip install -r requirements.txt (You may want to consider using a virtual environment)
  4. Install lyrics-dl by running pip install . or python install


  • Type lyrics-dl to receive prompt for artist and song name
  • Type lyrics-dl <filenames> to obtain lyrics for mp3 files

Note : Check lyrics-dl –help for in-depth instructions

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