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In order to make a rhyme work, sometimes a singer will mis-pronunce a word intentionatly.

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Katy Perry's, "Unconditionally"
The Lyrics:
Unconditional, unconditionally
I will love you unconditionally
Why:
She puts the emphasis on the wrong syllables: "uncondi-SHUH-nal" and "I will love you un-CON-di-SHUH-nally".
Submitted by: metalkitchen
Kate Nash's, "Foundations"
The Lyrics:
You said I must eat so many lemons, cause I'm so bitter
I said i'd rather be with your friends mate cause there much fitter
Why:
She pronounces bitter as "bit-TAR", and fitter as "fit-TAR"
Submitted by: Secret
Berlin's, "Sex (I'm A...)"
The Lyrics:
I'm a geisha
Why:
Terri Nunn pronounced "geisha" as "gee-sha," not "gay-sha." She was unfamiliar with that word back then.
Submitted by: Joey F.
Scorpions', "I've Got To Be Free"
The Lyrics:
No taste in your actions
Why:
Klaus Meine pronounced "actions" as "ack-shones."
Submitted by: Joey F.
All About Eve's, "D For Desire"
The Lyrics:
Dreaming of the vase //
Severed roses drawn in their vases
Why:
"Vase" rhymes with "cars" in UK English. It's not a mispronunciation, but a different pronunciation.
Submitted by: Joey F.
Cacumen's, "You Are My Destiny"
The Lyrics:
You are a poison that runs down my vein
Why:
"Vein" sounds like "veen"; it didn't rhyme with "vain." (Cacumen was later renamed Bonfire.)
Submitted by: Joey F.
Scorpions', "Speedy's Coming"
The Lyrics:
Now hear what he says
For he says, "I love you, little girl"
Why:
Klaus Meine rhymed "says" with "pays."
Submitted by: Joey F.
Sister Janet Mead's, "The Lord's Prayer"
The Lyrics:
Hallowed be thy name
Why:
In all instances of "hallowed", she pronounced it as "hallow-wed". Three syllables!
Submitted by: Joey F.
Tom Lehrer's, "The Elements"
The Lyrics:
These are the only ones of which the news has come to Harvard,
And there may be many others, but they haven't been discovered.
Why:
The words Harvard and Discovered are both mispronounced in order to make this rhyme.
Submitted by: EF
Emilie Ramirez's, "Tranquilizer"
The Lyrics:
Tranquilizer tranquilizer
Why:
Emilie always mispronounces "tranquilizer" as "trankalizer"
Submitted by: Courtney Windexer

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