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pickarooney
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lyrics lookup results very poor

Post by pickarooney » Sat Dec 11, 2010 1:15 pm

I find that only about 20% of songs automatically find lyrics, no matter which of the supplier lyrics engines I use. Would it be possible in future to allow users to add their own preferred sites? Best would be if the search looked at all engines in sequence until it found something.

Do other users have much look with lyrics lookup? Lyricsfreak, lyrics wikia, sing365 all have much higher find rates than the ones built in. Or maybe it's the song name/tag format that's snagging me.

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anonbeat
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lyrics lookup results very poor

Post by anonbeat » Sat Dec 11, 2010 1:57 pm

I will take a look at this once Im done with current jobs

Thanks for your help

tamalet
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lyrics lookup results very poor

Post by tamalet » Sun Dec 12, 2010 3:08 am

lyricsplugins used to work as a charm, but since the server is not working well, there is no reliable lyrics engine in guayadeque at the moment.

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anonbeat
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lyrics lookup results very poor

Post by anonbeat » Sun Dec 12, 2010 12:06 pm

For me lyricsplugin is working very well

pickarooney
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lyrics lookup results very poor

Post by pickarooney » Mon Dec 13, 2010 1:59 am

It might depend on the music genres we listen to but lyricsplugin is one of the worst ones for me. I virtually never get a result and end up adding lyrics myself with copy/paste a lot of the time. Either that or it gives lyrics to the wrong song. Does lookup work on the song name, artist name, tag.. ? A lot of my songs from albums have the format
songname: 05. really great song
artist: really great singer

I don't know if that's fully compatible with the lyrics lookup

tamalet
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lyrics lookup results very poor

Post by tamalet » Mon Dec 13, 2010 2:58 am

For a long time lyricsplugin returned the wrong lyrics.
I just tried it again and now it doesn't return anything and the Reload the lyrics button remains greyed out.

mr_hangman
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lyrics lookup results very poor

Post by mr_hangman » Mon Dec 13, 2010 8:54 am

I also have problems with lyrics sometimes.
Case 1: it shows the wrong lyrics. Pressing refresh button solves the problem.
Case 2: it shows http://www.lyricsvip.com
Pressing refresh button also solves the problem.

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anonbeat
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lyrics lookup results very poor

Post by anonbeat » Mon Dec 13, 2010 3:25 pm

Can you provide me a lyrics web site that works for you so I can see if something can be added ?

Thanks for your help

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anonbeat
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Post by anonbeat » Mon Dec 13, 2010 3:27 pm

pickarooney wrote:It might depend on the music genres we listen to but lyricsplugin is one of the worst ones for me. I virtually never get a result and end up adding lyrics myself with copy/paste a lot of the time. Either that or it gives lyrics to the wrong song. Does lookup work on the song name, artist name, tag.. ? A lot of my songs from albums have the format
songname: 05. really great song
artist: really great singer

I don't know if that's fully compatible with the lyrics lookup
Of course it depends on tags to do the searchs. This is why you can edit the search criteria if needed.
Lyricsplugin is amazing for me. It finds everything, even very new music... There was some time when it was doing weird things but it was a server fault and I could do nothing to fix it.

I dont have any site that gives good results with search function. If you find any let me know

Thanks for your help

tamalet
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Post by tamalet » Tue Dec 14, 2010 1:51 am

The latest version of Clementine has these sites:

Enabled by default:
lyrics.wikia.com
lyricstime.com
lyricsreg.com
lyricsmania.com
metrolyrics.com
azlyrics.com
songlyrics.com
elyrics.net
lyricsdownload.com
lyrics.com
lyricsbay.com
directlyrics.com
loudson.gs
teksty.org
tekstowo.pl (Polish translations)
vagalume.uol.com.br
vagalume.uol.com.br (Portuguese translations)

Disabled by default:
letras.mus.br
mp3lyrics.org
lyricsmode.com
lyriki.com
seeklyrics.com
lyricsplugin.com

Each engine has a check box to enable or disable it and you can move them up or down. It looks for lyrics on all the enabled engines, in the given order.

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