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This one I believe is fairly obvious. Everyone has heard a girl say: "Oh, he's so dreamy. Listen to that British accent!" I think the reason they like it is twofold: 1) Clive Owen (and Kate Beckinsale) 2) they understand it. Although the rhythm/ melody of foreign music

is often wonderful, it becomes much more enjoyable when you actually understand it. I'm sure there are plenty of kpop songs as catchy as Gagnam Style, but the fact that the lyrics were partially in English made it penetrable to audiences the world over, turning it into an international phenomenon. Long story short: girls love themselves some British accents. Just don't pull a Madonna...

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