How to cite a Song in Vancouver

Use this template to cite a Song in the Vancouver citation style.

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Citation Guide: Song in Vancouver
Reference a Song in Vancouver

How do you cite a Song in the Vancouver referencing style?

Here’s an example Song citation in Vancouver using placeholders.
Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. Album. 2000 [cited 2021Nov.27]. Available from:
So if we want to cite, for example, “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album we’d do so like this:

Vancouver song citation:
The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. Abbey Road. 1969 [cited 2021Nov.27]. Available from:
Citing websites and links in Vancouver is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation song reference in Vancouver looks like this:

Frequently Asked Questions — Vancouver Song Referencing

How do I cite a Song in Vancouver?

You can very easily reference a Song in the “Vancouver” referencing style by using the guide above as your guideline.

Is there a way to automatically cite a Song?

Yes — Use a Vancouver reference generator, like Citationsy for example.

How do you reference a Song in Vancouver?

The Vancouver reference for a Song is done by several different rules — please see the example on this page.

How do you in-text reference a Song in Vancouver?

An in-text reference for a Song in Vancouver is done like this:
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