This repo is actually not directly related to Taylor Swift. It's just a simple Python API for getting lyrics from MetroLyrics. Here is how easy it is:
from tswift import Artist import random tswift = Artist('Taylor Swift') song = random.choice(tswift.songs) print(song.format())
This package depends on
pip install tswift
After installing, you can also print a random Taylor Swift song lyric with the command:
The module comes with a simple command line interface. By default, it will display a random song by Taylor Swift. You can specify an artist like this:
tswift 'Lynyrd Skynyrd'
You can choose a particular song:
tswift 'Lynyrd Skynyrd' -s Freebird
There is also a "lyric search mode", which allows you to search for a song by lyrics, e.g.:
tswift -l 'I would walk 500 miles' Im Gonna Be 500 Miles Proclaimers --------------------- When I wake up, well I know I'm gonna be, I'm gonna be the man who wakes up next you ...
The constructor takes a single argument, the artist name. This name will be "slugified" in order to use it within URLs. This process involves replacing spaces with hyphens, and making everything lowercase. If this is not sufficient for your particular artist, you'll need to provide a pre-slugified version of their name.
songs- a list of Song instances by this artist. This will call
load()if it hasn't been called yet
name- the artist's slugified name
load()- populates the
The constructor can be called in two ways. In the first, you provide a Metrolyrics URL, and the class will infer the artist and song title:
s = Song(url='url here')
In the second way, you provide a title and artist, which will be slugified.
s = Song('Taylor Swift', 'Love Story')
The attributes are:
lyrics- a string. Accessing this will call
load()if not yet loaded
title- de-slugified title of song
artist- de-slugified artist name
load()- loads the lyrics
format()- returns the lyrics, with a header that includes the title and artist.
The static method
Song.find_song(lyrics) takes a string with a search term,
and performs a Google search. It returns a Song instance corresponding to the
first Metrolyrics link it finds, stopping after 20 results. If nothing is found,