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The ‘lyrics’ format displays the lyrics (as found in the ‘USLT’ frame). The text is preceded by the song title from the ‘TIT2’ frame, e.g.:

$ idest --format lyrics file.mp3
How doth the little

How doth the little crocodile
Improve his shining tail,
And pour the waters of the Nile
On every golden scale!

How cheerfully he seems to grin,
How neatly spreads his claws,
And welcomse little fishes in
With gently smiling jaws!

If the environment variable PAGER is set, its value is used to paginate the output.

This module supports the following command line options:

-l name
--lang name

Select ‘USLT’ frames with name as the value of their ‘lang’ qualifier.

-c text
--content text

Select ‘USLT’ frames with text as the value of their ‘condesc’ qualifier.


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