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The timbre of his strong, expressive voice and the poetry of his lyrics captured the imagination of a generation. Smithsonian Mag (2017)It came in the shape of a final album that drew on jazz, was strong on rhythm and bore telling lyrics and immense singing. The Sun (2016)We are in troubled times and I want to reflect that in my lyrics and songs '. The Sun (2016)He is finishing a manuscript of lyric poems. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)But on this third album the tone of his lyrics find him looking ahead. The Sun (2015)His pacifism and hippie lyrics were a form of escapism for them. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So for me to sing these lyrics would simply be a lie. The Sun (2014)They seem to like its simple melody and bold lyrics. Christianity Today (2000)We needed more vulnerability in that lyric voice. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Had she thought of her lyrics as poems before that moment? Times, Sunday Times (2014)They criticised my voice and the lyrics. The Sun (2011)Luck is linked to song lyrics. The Sun (2007)She admits that having such personal lyrics meant that the recording process wasn't always easy. The Sun (2009)He will try to find others to write the lyrics, with more or less success. Evans, Andrew The Secrets of Musical Confidence (1994)To write a form of lyric poetry that was intensely emotional, but sidelined my own ego. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The Libertines song that the lyrics in the opening paragraph are taken from? Times, Sunday Times (2012)This second volume presents two bodies of Latin lyric and satirical poetry of the twelfth century. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)A lot of the lyrics are quite personal and they take me back to certain times. The Sun (2012)I made up my own lyrics and a melody on the spot. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So if it is possible to write fresh new lyrics as well as new music, please do so. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the lyrics of popular song, a relationship is over when a couple has "lost that loving feeling. Larson, Reed & Richards, Maryse H. Divergent Realities: the Emotional Lives of Mothers, Fathers, and Adolescents (1994)The group try to keep the tone of the lyrics and the music close to the lives of young Chinese. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A feeling creeps in here that these don't often qualify as popular lyrics at all. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Stunning vocals with empowering lyrics and an epic melody - pop doesn't get much better. The Sun (2015)

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Translations for 'lyric'

British English: lyric NOUN
The lyrics of a song are its words.
...an opera with lyrics by a famous poet.
  • American English: lyric
  • Brazilian Portuguese: letra
  • Chinese: 歌词
  • European Spanish: letra
  • French: parole
  • German: Text
  • Italian: paroladi canzone
  • Japanese: 歌詞
  • Korean: 가사
  • European Portuguese: letra
  • Latin American Spanish: letra


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