americanising voices

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    why do people, when they sing, americanise their accents?
    Seems any song..lo! american accent. Why don't student take pride in their own accents (incl americans/canadians/indians/scottish/norfolk)?

    Let's see if students can say 'kahnt' instead of 'kehnt' ; 'got' instead of 'gat' etc,

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    Not seen this happening :pierre:

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    (Original post by SMEGGGY)
    Not seen this happening :pierre:

    The ears are a better mechanism for detecting accents than the eyes.
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    (Original post by praestans)
    why do people, when they sing, americanise their accents?
    I've often wondered this. Many British singers, who have all kinds of British accents when they speak, sing in an American accent.
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    I don't know, but I'd guess it's somewhat easier to sing in. American accents flow more easily/ lazily than at least what is usually called a 'British accent' -- fewer sharp stops, less definition at the beginning and ends of words and such like.

    That or just the influence of American music I guess.
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    Lets be honest, Americans sound alot better and there's a flow.

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    i think maybe bc people are so used to hearing american accents


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    American accents are more melodic.
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    Growing up, those singers probably had inspirations and idols that were american singers and has probably influenced them

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