A new survey from music industry analysts Midia reveals the important role of lyrics for today’s music listener.
For music fans, lyrics are becoming less of a feature hidden inside sleeve notes and are turning into an extension of the music itself. 56% of music subscribers also want lyrics to be in time with the songs they listen to.
So, what does this mean for you the DIY musician? Well, at the very least, you need the lyrics to your songs available online for your fans to consume. Place them in the description of all of your YouTube music videos. Can you have a dedicated section devoted to lyrics on your website? Lastly, you should be looking to create more lyric videos for your tracks, it’s what your fans will want.
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