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Born This Way
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By Lady Gaga
Sung by Maxfield Camp, Taryn Mai, Dani Shay, Tyler Ford, Mario Bonds, Charlie Lubeck, Nellie Veitenheimer, Abraham Lim, Shanna Henderson, Lily Mae Harrington, Michael Weisman, Ali Stroker, Blake Jenner, and Aylin Bayramoglu
Type Homework Assignment
Episode Individuality

Born This Way is featured in the pilot episode of the second season of The Glee Project, Individuality. It was originally sung by Lady Gaga. It features all fourteen original contenders of season two as their first homework assignment. The guest mentors were Ryan Murphy and Lea Michele.

Shanna was cited by Lea Michele as having given the best performance, and was thus chosen as the winner.

Lyrics[]

Charlie:

Well, my mama told me when I was young,

Tyler:
We are all born superstars.

Taryn:
She rolled my hair and put my make-up on,

Aylin:
In her glass of her boudoir.

Michael:
There's nothin' wrong with loving who you are,

Nellie:
She said, "cause He made you perfect, baby."

Ali:
So hold your head up, girl and you'll go far,

Maxfield:
Listen to me when I say

Shanna:
I'm beautiful in my way
`Cause God makes no mistakes

Blake:
I'm on the right track, baby
I was born this way

Lily Mae:
Don't hide yourself in regret
Just love yourself and you're set

Dani:
I'm on the right track, baby
I was born this way.

Abraham:
Ooh, there ain't no other way, baby, I was born this way

All:
Baby, I was born this way

Mario:
Ooh, there ain't no other way, baby, I was born this way

All:
I'm on the right track, baby, I was born this way
I was born this way, hey
I was born this way, hey
I'm on the right track, baby, I was born this way, hey

I was born this way, hey
I was born this way, hey
I'm on the right track, baby, I was born this way, hey.

Trivia[]

  • This song is performed by the New Directions on Glee's Season Two episode "Born This Way".
  • This was the first homework assignment of Season 2.
  • It was the first time in Season 2 when someone ad-libbs
  • Lily, Shanna, and Mario received positive feedback while Dani received negative feedback
  • Maxfield had never listened to the whole song before

Key[]

Regular:Correct lyrics

Italacized:Ad-libbing of a contender

Videos[]

Lady_Gaga_-_Born_This_Way

Lady Gaga - Born This Way

Lady Gaga - Born This Way

The_Glee_Project_Season_2_-_Born_This_Way_Full_Performance

The Glee Project Season 2 - Born This Way Full Performance

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