How To Cover Songs That Are Safe From Copyright Claims

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Covering a song is a great way to showcase your musical talent and creativity, but you also need to respect the rights of the original songwriter and composer. Here are some steps you can follow to cover a song legally and avoid any legal issues:
[strong]Choose a song that you want to cover.[/strong] You can search for popular songs on the web or use your own personal preference. Make sure the song is not in the public domain, which means it is no longer protected by copyright.
[strong]Obtain a mechanical license for online releases.[/strong] A mechanical license allows you to make and sell copies of a song that was written by someone else. You can get a mechanical license from services like the Harry Fox Agency (HFA) or Easy Song Licensing (ESL). You will need to pay a royalty fee per copy sold or downloaded, which is currently 9.1 cents for songs under 5 minutes in the US.
[strong]Record your cover version of the song.[/strong] You can use your own instruments, vocals, and style to create your own interpretation of the song. You can also use music production software to edit and enhance your recording. There are many options available for music production software, such as GarageBand, Audacity, FL Studio, Ableton Live, and more.
[strong]Upload your cover song to YouTube or other platforms.[/strong] You can share your cover song with your fans and followers on social media platforms like YouTube, SoundCloud, Spotify, etc. However, you also need to obtain a synchronization license if you want to use the original song in your video or audiovisual work.
A synchronization license allows you to sync the original song with your video or audiovisual work. You can get a synchronization license from the original publisher or songwriter of the song, or from services like We Are The Hits (WATH) or Cover Song Licensing (CSL). You may also need to pay a royalty fee or a flat fee depending on the terms of the license.
[strong]Enjoy the benefits of covering a song legally.[/strong] By following these steps, you can cover a song legally and avoid any potential lawsuits or claims from the original songwriter or publisher. You can also earn money from your cover song through streaming, downloads, or ads revenue. You can also gain exposure and recognition from your cover song, as well as attract new fans and listeners.
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