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Roar
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Album: A Katy or A Gaga
Released: November 5, 2013
By: Katy Perry
Sung by: New Directions and Pamela Lansbury
Solos: Dani, Elliott, Kitty, Rachel, Sam, Santana, Tina, and Unique
Place: The Choir Room, McKinley Hallways, The April Rhodes Civic Pavilion, and Bushwick Apartment
Episode: A Katy or A Gaga
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Roar by Katy Perry is featured in A Katy or A Gaga, the fourth episode of Season Five. It is sung by the New Directions and Pamela Lansbury with solos from Dani, Elliott, Kitty, Rachel, Sam, Santana, Tina, and Unique.

Sue threatens the Glee Club once again, suspending everyone because of their costumes. Will and Sue's war continues but Will is sure that it's another war that he will win again and that she should be ready for their "roar." The band begins the music, Sue suspending the band as well. The New Directions sing and confront Sue in their costumes and chases her out as they progress with the performance throughout the hallways of McKinley. In the auditorium, the New Directions recreate Katy Perry's Roar video, the stage recreated into a jungle and the New Directions complete with costumes worn in the jungle. Will and Penny watch the Glee Club sing, dance and swing on vines across the stage. Back in New York, the Pamela Lansbury New York band surrounds the loft with their mics as they sing while Dani also plays guitar. The scene intersects between New York and Ohio as both sides perform and swing. Marley enters the auditorium and waves at a surprised Jake on stage in Ohio as Bree joins Marley. The final performance comes to an end with Will and Penny applauding.

Lyrics

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Tina:
I used to bite my tongue and hold my breath
Scared to rock the boat and make a mess

Unique:
So I sat quietly, agreed politely
I guess that I forgot I had a choice

Kitty:
I let you push me past the breaking point
I stood for nothing, so I fell for everything

Sam with New Directions:
You held me down but I got up (New Directions: Hey)
Already brushing off the dust

Unique with Sam and New Directions:
You hear my voice, you hear that sound
Like thunder gonna shake your ground

Kitty with Tina and New Directions:
You held me down, but I got up (New Directions: Hey)
Get ready, cause I've had enough
I see it all, I see it now

Tina with New Directions:
I got the eye of the tiger, the fighter
Dancing through the fire
Cause I am a champion
And you're gonna hear me roar

Unique with Kitty and New Directions:
Louder, louder than a lion
Cause I am a champion

Unique (with Kitty) and New Directions:
And you're gonna (hear me roar)

Tina with New Directions:
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Tina and Unique with New Directions:
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
You're gonna hear me roar

Rachel (with Dani):
Now I'm floating like a butterfly
Stinging like a bee, I earned my stripes
(I went from zero to my own hero)

Elliott with Pamela Lansbury:
You held me down but I got up (Rachel: Oh-oh, oh-oh)
Already brushing off the dust
You hear my voice, you hear that sound
Like thunder gonna shake your ground

Santana with Dani and Pamela Lansbury (with Elliott):
You held me (down) but I got up (Elliott: Oh, got up)
Get ready (cause I've had enough)
I see it all, I see it now

Rachel with Pamela Lansbury (and Elliott):
(I got the eye of the tiger)
The fighter (Elliott: Oh, yeah)
Dancing through the fire
Cause I am a champion (Elliott: Oh)
And you're gonna hear me (roar)

Elliott with Santana and Pamela Lansbury:
Louder, louder than a lion
Cause I am a champion (Dani: Yeah)

Elliott (with Santana) and Pamela Lansbury:
And you're gonna (hear me roar)

Rachel and Santana with Pamela Lansbury:
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh (Elliott: Oh, yeah)
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Elliott with Pamela Lansbury (and Santana):
You're gonna (hear me roar)

Rachel and Santana with Pamela Lansbury:
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh (Elliott: Hey)
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh (Elliott: You'll hear me roar)
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh

Elliott and Rachel with Pamela Lansbury (and Santana):
You're gonna (hear me roar)

Santana with New Directions and Pamela Lansbury:
Roar, oar, roar, oar, roar

Dani:
I got the eye of the

Rachel and Tina with New Directions and Pamela Lansbury (and Dani):
(Tiger), the fighter
(Dancing through the fire)
Cause I am a (champion)
And you're gonna hear me roar

Elliott and Unique with Kitty, New Directions and Pamela Lansbury (and Dani):
(Dani: Oh) (Louder), louder than a lion
Cause I am a champion

Elliott and Unique with New Directions and Pamela Lansbury:
And you're gonna (and Dani, Kitty, and Santana: hear me roar)

Rachel, Santana, and Tina with New Directions and Pamela Lansbury:
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh (Dani: Yeah)
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh (Unique: Yeah, yeah)

Elliott with New Directions and Pamela Lansbury:
You're gonna (with Kitty and Santana: hear me roar)

Rachel, Santana, and Tina with New Directions and Pamela Lansbury:
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh (Unique: Whoa-oh-oh-oh-oh)
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh (Dani: You'll hear me roar)
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh (Unique: Oh, yeah)

Rachel and Tina with New Directions and Pamela Lansbury:
You're gonna hear me roar

Trivia

  • In the promo for this episode, a scene shows Elliott swinging like the others while singing. This scene didn't appear in the episode's performance.

Errors

  • When New Directions run into the jungle scene, Tina is running on the left whilst Kitty is running on the right, but when they get into position on stage and the camera angle has changed they have swapped places.
  • When Jake looks at Marley and Bree in the audience, Jacob Artist's tattoo can be seen unsticking.

Gallery

Videos

Katy Perry - Roar (Official)04:30

Katy Perry - Roar (Official)

Glee- Roar (Full Performance) (Official Music Video) HD03:30

Glee- Roar (Full Performance) (Official Music Video) HD

Glee - Roar (DOWNLOAD MP3 LYRICS)03:46

Glee - Roar (DOWNLOAD MP3 LYRICS)

Glee - Roar (Acapella Version)03:18

Glee - Roar (Acapella Version)

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