We can display the lyrics of a song in time with the music using the
`emms-lyrics' package provided by the file emms-lyrics.el.
The lyrics files should have the extention “.lrc”, and can be placed
under either the same directory as the music files or
To add this feature we invoke:
There are a number of variables we can set to define the way that
`emms-lyrics' behaves, we can set these directly or by using the
Customize feature in Emacs.
— User Option: emms-lyrics-display-on-minibuffer
If non-nil, display lyrics on minibuffer.
— User Option: emms-lyrics-display-on-modeline
If non-nil, display lyrics on modeline.
— User Option: emms-lyrics-dir
Local lyrics repository.
emms-lyrics-find-lyric will look for lyrics in current
directory(i.e., same as the music file) and this directory.
— User Option: emms-lyrics-display-format
Format for displaying lyrics. "%s" will be replaced by the lyrics
— User Option: emms-lyrics-coding-system
Coding system used in the output of lyrics.
— User Option: emms-lyrics-scroll-p
Non-nil value will enable lyrics scrolling.
— User Option: emms-lyrics-scroll-timer-interval
Interval between scroller timers. The shorter, the faster.
We can control `emms-lyrics' with the help of the following functions:
— Function: emms-lyrics-start
Start displaying lyrics.
— Function: emms-lyrics-stop
Stop displaying lyrics.
— Function: emms-lyrics-toggle-display-on-minibuffer
Toggle display lyrics on minibufer.
— Function: emms-lyrics-toggle-display-on-modeline
Toggle display lyrics on mode line.
— Function: emms-lyrics-enable
Enable displaying Emms lyrics.
— Function: emms-lyrics-disable
Disable displaying Emms lyrics.
— Function: emms-lyrics-toggle
Toggle displaying Emms lyrics.