Am I Hearing Things? It’s the Same Katy Perry Performance Yet They Sound…Different

Let’s begin with Exhibit A: a recording of Katy Perry’s performance of “Chained to the Rhythm” as broadcast live on the Grammy Awards.

Now here’s Exhibit B: the same performance that is now archived on the official Grammy Awards site. Is it just me or was this one tarted up with Auto Tune for posterity?

Just askin’. I worry about going insane, you know?

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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