Instant lyrics on YouTube, Spotify and other sites in a flexible panel. 40+ sources ensure that lyrics are always found
New: Improved sources, easier dark theme toggling, manual lyrics scrolling and much more (see CHANGELOG at end), fixed lyrics detection after switching tabs.
Formerly "YouTube Lyrics by Rob W".
What does this extension do?
Adds a screen with Lyrics to YouTube videos, Spotify Web Player, Jango, AccuRadio, Deezer, 8tracks, Google Music, iHeart, Superplayer.fm, Last.fm, Yandex Music, Qobuz, Soundcloud, Saavn, Pandora, Bandcamp ... This screen can be moved, resized, toggled and closed. Human-readable lyrics are immediately shown, together with a link to the source and an option to look up the lyrics from a different source.
A search box provides a way to look up lyrics for *any* song.
The panel can be dismissed at any time by clicking on the icon in the omnibar. Repeat the action to show the lyrics again.
Multiple sources are used to ensure that Lyrics always show up. The use and order of these sources are customizable. Current sources:
This extension is also available for Firefox, Safari, Opera, Internet Explorer and Maxthon users, see https://robwu.nl/lyricshere/#get-extension.
A visual guide and an interactive demo can be found at https://robwu.nl/lyricshere/
This extension only requests the permissions it need to access the lyrics. New sources will be declared as optional.
NOTE: Spotify, Jango, AccuRadio, Deezer, 8tracks, Rdio, Xbox Music, Google Music, iHeart Radio, Superplayer.fm, Last.fm, Yandex Music, Qobuz, Songza, Soundcloud, Saavn and Pandora support is disabled by default. Visit the options page to activate lyrics for these sites.
I do not collect any user data.
3.2.2 - Added page icon: Click to toggle the visibility of the panel
3.2.3 - Added support for YouTube Feather
3.3.0 - Option to not launch the extension by default.
3.3.2 - Remember position of panel across video pages (can be turned off)
3.4.0 - Grooveshark support and new source (AZLyrics.com)
3.4.2 - Grooveshark HTML5 and Retro support
3.4.3 - Improved search algorithm, 2 brazilian sources (disabled by default). Added new guide (screenshots).
3.4.4 - Themes, 2 new sources, performance improvement (wmode).
3.4.5 - Several bug fixes, Touch support.
3.5.0 - Spotify, 2 new sources, RTL support, preference to completely disable extension.
3.5.1 - 3 sources (Italian, Hebrew, Spanish), YouTube One, Dark theme for Spotify, "Edit sources" option below "Try Google".
3.5.2 - New French source, font size preference, moved to shorter domain name (robwu.nl)
3.6 - Jango.com support
3.6.1 - Support YouTube's pushState-based navigation
3.6.2 - Fix lyrics panel toggler (broken in version 3.6.1), updated parser of Bing, Lyricsmode and Musica.
3.6.3 - Moved in-page lyric button on Grooveshark to the top bar.
18.104.22.168 - Hotfix release for Chromium on Ubuntu
22.214.171.124 - Support Chrome 23+ (was: 26+)
126.96.36.199 - Renamed "YouTube Lyrics by Rob W" to "Lyrics Here by Rob W" and removed "YouTube" from the icons.
3.7 - Added several new sources (rapgenius.com, tekstowo.pl, animelyrics.com, mojim.com, songmeanings.com, songlyrics.com, songteksten.nl, stixoi.info), simplified options page, line highlighter at lyrics panel, lyrics on AccuRadio.com, search using Bing and/or Google in all known sources and some bugfixes.
188.8.131.52 - Fix font preference, replace permission dialog box with two buttons inside lyrics panel (Chrome 29+), update Soso result parser.
184.108.40.206 - Added missing file... -.-
3.7.1 - New lyrics sources (plyrics.com, guitarparty.com), bug fixes.
3.8 - Deezer & 8tracks support, Malay lyrics, bug fixes.
3.9 - Rdio, Xbox Music, Google music support, 7 new lyrics sources including Hindi, OST, Czech, Slovak and Christian lyrics, simplified options page.
3.9.2 - Updated some lyrics sources.
3.10 - New Deezer, iHeartRadio, Superplayer.fm and Last.fm support; 5 new sources (including Tamil), improved preference/permissions, only auto-show lyrics on YouTube music videos, add new search engines, bug fixes.
3.10.1 - Bugfix: respect "Automatically show lyrics" preference on YouTube and Spotify.
3.12 - Pandora, Yandex Music, Qobuz, Songza, Soundcloud and Saavn support. 7 new lyrics sources, improved optional permissions & anonimity.
3.12.1 - Bugfix: Re-enable options page at the Lyrics Here website.
3.12.2 - Bugfix: Don't hide icons.
3.12.3 - Bugfixes, improved YouTube integration, drop support for Rdio and Xbox Music.
3.12.4 - Bugfix: Respect auto-launch preference on YouTube after a navigation.
3.12.5 - Bugfix: Panel and (omnibox) icon are only activated when needed on YouTube.
3.13 - Add Bandcamp support, update sources, fixes for YouTube/8tracks/Deezer.
3.13.1 - Add button to open lyrics panel in a new window; improve song detection on YouTube.
220.127.116.11 - Fixed memory leak on YouTube.
3.13.2 - Improved Lyrics-in-new-window feature, added new source, updated sources, fix for YouTube Red, support new Spotify and new Qobuz sites.
3.13.3 - Improved many sources, added DuckDuckGo as search engine, improve support for YouTube, Pandora, Google Music, iHeartRadio. Theming: toggle theme directly via the panel, darken scroll bars of dark theme, automatically choose dark theme in fullscreen mode on YouTube. Allow Google Translate extension to show translation on top of the panel. Manual scrolling via arrow keys inside the panel.
18.104.22.168 - Fix miscalculation that caused the options page to be blank and unusable.
3.13.4 - Fix lyrics detection after switching tabs, added new source, fix optional site detection via extension button in Chrome 60+.
3.14 - Remember pop-out position and size, improvements for YouTube and updated sources.
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