Use the following template to cite a music or recording using the ASA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Author Surname, Author Forename. Year Published. Title. City: Publisher. Retrieved October 10, 2013 (http://Website URL).


Blunt, James. 2013. Bonfire Heart. Warner Music.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Author Surname Year Published)


You're mouth is a revolver, firing bullets in the sky. (Blunt 2013)

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