CoverGloobus is a desktop coverart & media controller that can also display lyrics to the currently playing song.
it supports pretty much eviery music player and has configurable settings for lyric download services.
It can show you the tabs for the song you’re listening to, getting them from the most popular web services
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gloobus-dev/covergloobus sudo apt-get update && sudo aptitude install covergloobus
Launch CoverGloobus from the Applications > Accessories menu
where you can find a lot of themes http://covergloobus.deviantart.com/
Players currently supported:
MPD (requires python-mpd)
Songbird (requires MPRIS plugin for Songbird)
VLC ( > 0.9.0)
* Join us and keep developing your plugins at launchpad.net/covergloobus
* show your support by donating a couple of €/£/$/whatever to the developpers