Q's about obtaining Lyrics for songs/albums when purchasing

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Q's about obtaining Lyrics for songs/albums when purchasing

Post by mynetdude » Sun Nov 24, 2013 1:57 pm

I'm hard of hearing with a severe to profound hearing loss (and no not from music fortunately) thus the reason for my post; music has been quite a feat since its hard for me to cherry pick the words while music is playing think of an 3D image that an eye can only see in 2D my ear only works with one layer at a time LOL but with synchronized lyrics I somehow can hear the words through the music so I'm excited to see newer technology available to offer this.

Lyrics on a CD cover alone isn't going to help but its a starting point, I've noticed that when I buy mp3s (I'm starting to see this is a mistake as many songs I want are already on spotify and I have a monthly premium subscription and I can take those songs offline with me) but more importantly, there's no CD cover or lyrics provided and I have yet to understand why this isn't included its as if you're buying a CD without the words! (Ok I have to admit its pretty rare to see CDs without the lyrics as there are few out there).

Furthermore; I don't understand why Lyrics have a separate copyright from the music itself; it belongs to the music isn't it? (If you notice spotify removes lots of lyrics because the publisher wants it removed... WTH??? I depend on those! (and its ironic that spotify offers "lyric art" yet I have not seen any put into action because many lyrics get taken down. (I don't know of any app like Media Monkey that offers synced lyrics yet)

Ok anyway, so my question stands: howcome I can't get the Album cover when I buy music in digital formats? (I have just found out its possible to buy music in wav/flac formats at a higher price but I don't know if those come with the Album cover? (oh yeah I know that MM can look for album covers, but that usually does not come with the lyrics).

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Re: Q's about obtaining Lyrics for songs/albums when purchas

Post by Lowlander » Sun Nov 24, 2013 2:05 pm

Cover and Lyrics are 2 separate things. Cover can be looked up with Auto-Tag from Web which can also be enhanced: http://www.mediamonkey.com/forum/viewto ... ip#p316877 with other sources.

Lyrics (Covers too) can be done automatically with MediaMonkey 4.1 (available as beta in the Beta Testing forum).
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Re: Q's about obtaining Lyrics for songs/albums when purchas

Post by mynetdude » Sun Nov 24, 2013 2:08 pm

Lowlander wrote:Cover and Lyrics are 2 separate things. Cover can be looked up with Auto-Tag from Web which can also be enhanced: http://www.mediamonkey.com/forum/viewto ... ip#p316877 with other sources.

Lyrics (Covers too) can be done automatically with MediaMonkey 4.1 (available as beta in the Beta Testing forum).
Say what now? Lyrics can be found automatically AND synced as the song plays?

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Re: Q's about obtaining Lyrics for songs/albums when purchas

Post by Lowlander » Sun Nov 24, 2013 2:49 pm

They'll be just lyrics, I believe that MiniLyrics does synced lyrics: http://www.mediamonkey.com/forum/viewto ... minilyrics
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Re: Q's about obtaining Lyrics for songs/albums when purchas

Post by mynetdude » Sun Nov 24, 2013 2:53 pm

Lowlander wrote:They'll be just lyrics, I believe that MiniLyrics does synced lyrics: http://www.mediamonkey.com/forum/viewto ... minilyrics
Ahhh thanks! :) I knew MM was worth every every penny worth gold :D

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