How to Remove The Lyrics From Songs

A friend of mine asked how he can convert the favorite songs to plain songs without lyrics. I’ve found a way and I want to share it with you guys, even if most of you are not so techie. With this method of removal you can convert your songs to Karaoke ready songs. You should know that with this method you won’t be able to get rid of the singer completely but it will be suitable for your Karaoke song collection.

Step 1 – Download Audacity:

Audacity Voice Remover

Search on google for this software, download and install in on your computer.

Step 2 – Open the song:

Remove Lyrics from songs easy way

Click on file, select the designated song to have the lyrics removed. Please make sure this song has the both bars (is stereo) otherwise it won’t work.

Step 3 – Split the stereo track 

Audicity split stereo track

Audicity Split Stereo Track 2

With this method you will split the stereo track in two different tracks for left and right. Don’t worry, nothing is broken …yet 🙂

Step 4 – Invert Right Audio Track

Invert Right Audio Audicity

Invert Right Audio Audicity Step 2

Invert Right Audio Audicity Step 3

First of all, please make sure the song is not playing for this part. Now you have to invert the audio in the bar placed on the right. Just click anywhere on the grey part of the bar, go to Effects from the menu and select invert. On completion the right track will look changed.

Step 5 – Change to Mono

Remove Lyrics from Song

How To Remove Lyrics from song

In this step you will have to change both left and right tracks to MONO.

Step 6 – Enjoy the song.

Well, you have successfully edited your first song and remove the lyrics from songs. I am sure you will have many others to edit from now on, but you did it. If you want you can save the song to WAV or MP3 and listen with your favorite media player software.