One of the best things to hit iTunes since it launched way back when is song lyrics. Mac users can choose from a variety of apps which get song lyrics and bring them into iTunes or dump them into a popup on the screen or even set them as an overlay on wallpaper.
Of the many Mac iTunes lyrics apps one of the best is Singer Song Reader which lets you search online for lyrics and save them automatically to your Mac. Even better, it’s free (well, actually, donationware).
Singer Song Reader is not cluttered with a bunch of features you have to configure but won’t use. It’s lyrics.
The see-through view above presents a contrast to the standard view which also lets you search 16 different sites at the same time to find the song’s lyrics.
Lyrics can be saved to your Mac automatically with a click, but it can also list an artist’s top songs and a biography.
It’s difficult to argue with the price considering that Singer Song Reader secures lyrics from so many different online lyric sites. It works with your iTunes library and it can grab lyrics from streaming songs, too, but it does not work with iTunes radio stations (not all stations supply the information needed).
Many Mac and iPhone users have collections of music which span a few decades and a number of different systems (vinyl, cassette tape, CD, digital download) so collecting song lyrics in a single online system would be a big plus, and Singer Song Reader does a decent job getting you there.