So, we know what’s going through your mind, and let us guess you’re a musician or an artist too but can’t really get exposure and fame because of the expensive production costs. Well since you’re stressed and reading this, go to YouTube, type your favorite song and add “Lyrical” to it and hit enter. Surprised right? Thank us later, we can help you with this but before we do, you need to know why this is the hottest trend nowadays for talented people like you.
Animated lyrical videos are getting popular as we speak; now we know not everyone can become Justin Bieber through YouTube because that ship has sailed and he was lucky actually, we can’t tell here out loud. Our point is, money is the issue if you’re an amateur musician looking to make a name then leave the traditional trend and go for animated lyrical video. Not only they are attractive and engaging plus it gets viral if made the right way. Here’s how:
YouTube can make you a star in a week if you use it smartly and since you’re a musician, uploading your song in animated lyrical videos will not only get you more views but also list when others search for similar videos. YouTube even has a category now for lyrical videos and they all consist of music videos. Speaking of celebrities, it’s not just you who is interested in doing this, there are many fan-made channels that make animated lyrical videos of their favorite bands or artists, here’s an example of cold play, enjoy and learn.
By now you were selling your guitars and stuff to pay for shows and cheap music videos, not anymore, animated lyrical videos are almost free, all you need is to type your lyrics and either do it yourself or pay an explainer video to do it for you, it’s a cost-effective and affordable way to get your talent across to the viewers. And if you get popular and famous, YouTube pays you for the viewership. The money you’ll spend will not be more than minimum 150$ and that too without fancy effects and transitions because the most popular style used in this is Kinetic Typography and you just need to present your lyrics in an engaging fashion, nothing else.
We mentioned Justin Bieber above right, Usher saw his video and contacted him and that’s how he became famous, many other examples too, so highlight stars are always active there and looking for young talents to join their music production companies. Like we mentioned above that stars are doing it then why you shouldn’t right , Taylor swift is one of those people on YouTube who releases her album 1st on animated lyrics and then it gets an official video. Here, have a look
Animated video style is viral nowadays, making use of the hype is what you should do to get fame and popularity. If you’re not convinced, even the stars that have their videos are doing it because it’s the trend, even though your song isn’t good but if it’s presented in such a way then you will get the likes of your fans. Motion graphics style of animation infused with a lyrical music video is that what makes it trendy and it costs roughly 300$ for an average motion graphics lyrical animated video.
So, we’ve just told you something great, how about you write a song for us? Or don’t, we’re kidding , but on last note , it’s important to do animated lyrical videos in a unique way , engaging typography with style and transition is very important , we suggest you hire a company and then go solo with it as you will learn the pros and cons of it yourself.