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* The ''Kim Possible'' oneshot ''Fanfic/DontHazeMe'' gets its title from the Music/TheReignOfKindo song of the same name. It features the lyrics spread throughout the story, tying into Kim's development.


* The ''Franchise/AceAttorney'' / ''VideoGame/EliteBeatAgents'' crossover ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3695862/1/To_Each_A_Tempo To Each A Tempo]]'' has at least three Song Fic chapters, [[JustifiedTrope which makes sense, as they're set during EBA missions.]] The fic also [[WaxingLyrical slips other song lyrics into the dialogue]] at several points, such as when the Judge very briefly {{rickroll}}s the court.

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* The ''Franchise/AceAttorney'' / ''VideoGame/EliteBeatAgents'' crossover ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3695862/1/To_Each_A_Tempo To Each A Tempo]]'' has at least three Song Fic chapters, [[JustifiedTrope which makes sense, as they're set during EBA missions.]] The fic also [[WaxingLyrical slips other song lyrics into the dialogue]] at several points, such as when the Judge very briefly {{rickroll}}s JustForFun/{{rickroll}}s the court.


The third way is to intersperse the lyrics in the text. In a basic Songfic they are italicised to distinguish them from the rest of the story, and can disrupt the flow, betraying a rush-job. It used to be very popular but because there was so much of it, it ended up giving songfic a bad name. However in the more skilled examples they may choreograph the song to the events passing, turning it into a kind of music video, with a gentle word of advice for when to start playing. The most dedicated will have characters speaking the lyrics of the song, adapted to turn them into a conversation or remove repetition. It can really add to the drama if it comes at a major [[WhamLine Wham Moment]]. The ultimate goal is to have the song meld with the scene, preferably right down to the timing of introductions and solos. It's a complicated business that requires the writer to listen to the song over and over while writing until thoroughly sick of it.

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The third way is to intersperse the lyrics in the text. In a basic Songfic they are italicised to distinguish them from the rest of the story, and can disrupt the flow, betraying a rush-job. It used to be very popular but because there then it became so commonly used that a lot of it was so much of it, it ended up giving songfic a bad name. very bad. However in the more skilled examples they writers may choreograph the song to the events passing, turning it into a kind of music video, with a gentle word of advice poke for when to start playing. The most dedicated will have characters speaking the lyrics of the song, adapted to turn them into a conversation or remove repetition. It can really add to the drama if it comes at a major [[WhamLine Wham Moment]]. The ultimate goal is to have the song meld with the scene, preferably right down to the timing of introductions and solos. It's a complicated business that to do well because it requires the writer to listen to the song over and over while writing until thoroughly sick of it.


* While not a fanfic per say(though it was originally a WoW parody)''WebComic/LookingForGroup'' periodically has character periodically break into song, such as Richard singing ''Never gonna give you up'' by Rick Astley [[http://www.lfgcomic.com/page/144/ 144]].

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* While not a fanfic per say(though it was originally a WoW [=WoW=] parody)''WebComic/LookingForGroup'' periodically has character periodically break into song, such as Richard singing ''Never gonna give you up'' by Rick Astley [[http://www.lfgcomic.com/page/144/ 144]].


* The ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'' fanfic [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/13065487/1/Figured-You-Out Figured You Out]] uses this fairly straight, with Anger and Disgust using the lyrics to "[[Music/Nickelback Figured You Out]]" as their dialogue as they get to third base together. The chorus is left out of their dialogue and some lyrics are slightly edited to avoid repetition, but the make-out is still so tightly choreographed that you'll hardly notice.

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* The ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'' fanfic [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/13065487/1/Figured-You-Out Figured You Out]] uses this fairly straight, with Anger and Disgust using the lyrics to "[[Music/Nickelback Figured "Figured You Out]]" Out" as their dialogue as they get to third base together. The chorus is left out of their dialogue and some lyrics are slightly edited to avoid repetition, but the make-out is still so tightly choreographed that you'll hardly notice.


* The ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'' fanfic [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/13065487/1/Figured-You-Out Figured You Out]] uses this fairly straight, with Anger and Disgust using the lyrics to "[[{{Nickelback}} Figured You Out]]" as their dialogue as they get to third base together. The chorus is left out of their dialogue and some lyrics are slightly edited to avoid repetition, but the make-out is still so tightly choreographed that you'll hardly notice, with the author complaining that she had to listen to the song almost 300 times while writing.


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* The ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'' fanfic [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/13065487/1/Figured-You-Out Figured You Out]] uses this fairly straight, with Anger and Disgust using the lyrics to "[[{{Nickelback}} "[[Music/Nickelback Figured You Out]]" as their dialogue as they get to third base together. The chorus is left out of their dialogue and some lyrics are slightly edited to avoid repetition, but the make-out is still so tightly choreographed that you'll hardly notice, with notice.
--> '''Breech:''' If you think you hate Nickelback, don't feel too bad; you can still read
the author complaining that she had fic without it. Besides, if you think ''you'' hate Nickelback, ''you'' didn't have to listen to the song almost it 300 times in a row while writing.

writing, and then 300 more times during editing and post-editing. Enjoy!


* The ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'' fanfic [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/13065487/1/Figured-You-Out Figured You Out]] uses this fairly straight, with Anger and Disgust using the lyrics to "Figured You Out" as their dialogue as they get to third base together. The chorus is left out of their dialogue and some lyrics are slightly edited to avoid repetition, but the make-out is still so tightly choreographed that you'll hardly notice, with the author complaining that she had to listen to the song almost 300 times while writing.


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* The ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'' fanfic [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/13065487/1/Figured-You-Out Figured You Out]] uses this fairly straight, with Anger and Disgust using the lyrics to "Figured "[[{{Nickelback}} Figured You Out" Out]]" as their dialogue as they get to third base together. The chorus is left out of their dialogue and some lyrics are slightly edited to avoid repetition, but the make-out is still so tightly choreographed that you'll hardly notice, with the author complaining that she had to listen to the song almost 300 times while writing.



* The ''InsideOut'' fanfic [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/13065487/1/Figured-You-Out Figured You Out]] uses this fairly straight, with Anger and Disgust using the lyrics to "Figured You Out" as their dialogue as they get to third base together. The chorus is left out of their dialogue and some lyrics are slightly edited to avoid repetition, but the make-out is still so tightly choreographed that you'll hardly notice, with the author complaining that she had to listen to the song almost 300 times while writing.


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* The ''InsideOut'' ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'' fanfic [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/13065487/1/Figured-You-Out Figured You Out]] uses this fairly straight, with Anger and Disgust using the lyrics to "Figured You Out" as their dialogue as they get to third base together. The chorus is left out of their dialogue and some lyrics are slightly edited to avoid repetition, but the make-out is still so tightly choreographed that you'll hardly notice, with the author complaining that she had to listen to the song almost 300 times while writing.



Sooner or later you'll run into somebody who really does know how to write songs, and has composed their own lyrics to their own tune, but since it's in (italics) text, you can't see the tune. Guess you'll just have to find your own tune.

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Most one-shot songfics are named after the song they use. Sooner or later you'll run into somebody who really does know how to write songs, and has composed their own lyrics to their own tune, but since it's in (italics) text, you can't see the tune. Guess you'll just have to find your own tune.


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* The ''InsideOut'' fanfic [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/13065487/1/Figured-You-Out Figured You Out]] uses this fairly straight, with Anger and Disgust using the lyrics to "Figured You Out" as their dialogue as they get to third base together. The chorus is left out of their dialogue and some lyrics are slightly edited to avoid repetition, but the make-out is still so tightly choreographed that you'll hardly notice, with the author complaining that she had to listen to the song almost 300 times while writing.



The second is to intersperse the lyrics in the text. In a basic Songfic they are italicised them to distinguish them from the rest of the story, and can disrupt the flow, betraying a low-quality fanfic. In the more skilled examples they may choreograph the song to the events passing, which can add to the drama if done at a major [[WhamLine Wham Moment]]. However some writers may choreograph so that the scene becomes a kind of music video, advising when to start playing with the characters themselves ''speaking'' the words to the song rather than sing it. The ultimate goal is to have the song meld with the scene, often right down to the timing of introductions and solos. It's a complicated business that requires the writer to listen to the song over and over while writing.

The third way is to actively rewrite the lyrics of a song and replace them with lyrics of the author's creation. There's a very good chance readers won't recognize it unless you specifically spell out which song or band you're "covering", so to speak, and even then it could just as easily detract from the experience. Some fanfiction is nothing ''but'' Song Fic, essentially rewriting the lyrics into a poem that fits whatever franchise they're writing about.

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The second is to intersperse the lyrics in the text. In a basic Songfic they are italicised them to distinguish them from the rest of the story, and can disrupt the flow, betraying a low-quality fanfic. In the more skilled examples they may choreograph the song to the events passing, which can add to the drama if done at a major [[WhamLine Wham Moment]]. However some writers may choreograph so that the scene becomes a kind of music video, advising when to start playing with the characters themselves ''speaking'' the words to the song rather than sing it. The ultimate goal is to have the song meld with the scene, often right down to the timing of introductions and solos. It's a complicated business that requires the writer to listen to the song over and over while writing.

The third
way is to actively rewrite the lyrics of a song and replace them with lyrics of the author's creation. There's a very good chance readers won't recognize it unless you specifically spell out which song or band you're "covering", so to speak, and even then it could just as easily detract from the experience. Some fanfiction is nothing ''but'' Song Fic, essentially rewriting the lyrics into a poem that fits whatever franchise they're writing about.
about. It's certainly the more creative way, but it can still seem totally out of place.

The third way is to intersperse the lyrics in the text. In a basic Songfic they are italicised to distinguish them from the rest of the story, and can disrupt the flow, betraying a rush-job. It used to be very popular but because there was so much of it, it ended up giving songfic a bad name. However in the more skilled examples they may choreograph the song to the events passing, turning it into a kind of music video, with a gentle word of advice for when to start playing. The most dedicated will have characters speaking the lyrics of the song, adapted to turn them into a conversation or remove repetition. It can really add to the drama if it comes at a major [[WhamLine Wham Moment]]. The ultimate goal is to have the song meld with the scene, preferably right down to the timing of introductions and solos. It's a complicated business that requires the writer to listen to the song over and over while writing until thoroughly sick of it.

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* The ''VideoGame/ToukenRanbu'' humor fic ''[[https://archiveofourown.org/works/15352500 (Kubi Ochite) Shinjatte Kure!!!]]'' uses the relatively obscure [[GratuitousJapanese Japanese]] song ''Shinjatte kure'' performed by a relatively obscure disbanded band. The interspersed lyrics are followed by transliteration in italics and translation in subscript.


* ''Fanfic/TotalDramaIslandByGilbertAndSullivan'' takes the song fic concept to [[UpToEleven reality warping levels]]. Instead of just one song, itís over 70 percent of the total verse content from a whole series of 14 light operas. The thousands upon thousands of lines of Creator/GilbertAndSullivan lyrics are collected in a separate section with a cross-referencing system that allows the reader to quickly jump back and forth between the episode synopses and the lyrics. The overall effect is to turn the canon story arc of ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland'' into a comic opera.

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* ''Fanfic/TotalDramaIslandByGilbertAndSullivan'' takes the song fic concept to [[UpToEleven reality warping levels]]. Instead of just one song, itís over 70 percent of the total verse content from a whole series of 14 light operas. The thousands upon thousands of lines of Creator/GilbertAndSullivan lyrics are collected in a separate section with [[FootnoteFever a cross-referencing system system]] that allows the reader to quickly jump back and forth between the episode synopses and the lyrics. The overall effect is to turn the canon story arc of ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland'' ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Island'' into a comic opera.


* The PhoenixWright / VideoGame/EliteBeatAgents crossover ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3695862/1/To_Each_A_Tempo To Each A Tempo]]'' has at least three Song Fic chapters, [[JustifiedTrope which makes sense, as they're set during EBA missions.]] The fic also [[WaxingLyrical slips other song lyrics into the dialogue]] at several points, such as when the Judge very briefly Rick Rolls the court.

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* The PhoenixWright ''Franchise/AceAttorney'' / VideoGame/EliteBeatAgents ''VideoGame/EliteBeatAgents'' crossover ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3695862/1/To_Each_A_Tempo To Each A Tempo]]'' has at least three Song Fic chapters, [[JustifiedTrope which makes sense, as they're set during EBA missions.]] The fic also [[WaxingLyrical slips other song lyrics into the dialogue]] at several points, such as when the Judge very briefly Rick Rolls {{rickroll}}s the court.

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** Another ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' example is ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10903627/1/But-Hobbes-There-s-Snow-Outside But Hobbes, There's Snow Outside]]'' which spoofs "But Baby, It's Cold Outside" and is about [[MrImagination Calvin]] trying to convince [[ImaginaryFriend Hobbes]] to let him play in the snow.


* The DeconstructiveParody, "[[Fanfic/TheConversionBureau The Conversion Bureau: Metal Ripper]]" has the lyrics of {{Sabaton}}'s [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZm4zseMok0 Primo Victoria]] complete with Youtube links at the end where the group defeats Celestia.

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* The DeconstructiveParody, "[[Fanfic/TheConversionBureau The Conversion Bureau: Metal Ripper]]" has the lyrics of {{Sabaton}}'s {{Music/Sabaton}}'s [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZm4zseMok0 Primo Victoria]] complete with Youtube links at the end where the group defeats Celestia.

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