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

Lyrics Pronunciation, Roxy Music

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Roxy Music's, "Mother Of Pearl"
The Lyrics:
But no dilettante, filigree fancy
Beats the plastic you
In order to make it rhyme with "fancy," Bryan Ferry pronounces "dilettante" as "dill-uh-TANT-ee," when it is actually "DILL-uh-tont!" (As this song taught me the word "dilettante" in the first place, needless to say, it puzzled me quite a bit!)
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