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Misheard song lyrics (also called mondegreens) occur when people misunderstand the lyrics in a song. These are NOT intentional rephrasing of lyrics, which is called parody. This page contains all the misheard lyrics for The Ataris that have been submitted to this site and the old collection from inthe80s started in 1996. For more information about the misheard lyrics available on this site, please read our FAQ.

There are 22 misheard song lyrics for The Ataris on amIright currently.

"1*15*96"
Misheard Lyrics:
Then you opened up your a**
Looked at me and kinda smiled.
Original Lyrics:
Then you opened up your eyes
Looked at me and kinda smiled.
"Bad Case Of Broken Heart" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I smash my fist right through the tile.
Original Lyrics:
I smash my fist right through the dial.
"Boys Of Summer"
Misheard Lyrics:
After the poison summer has gone.
Original Lyrics:
After the boys of summer have gone.
"Boys Of Summer"
Misheard Lyrics:
After this poisoned summer has gone.
Original Lyrics:
After the boys of summer have gone.
"Boys Of Summer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Breasts keep shining in the sun.
or
Brass key shining in the sun.
Original Lyrics:
Brown skin shining in the sun.
"Boys Of Summer"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can see you
Your friends keep shinin' in the sun.
Original Lyrics:
I can see you
Your brown skin shinin' in the sun.
"Boys Of Summer"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can see you, your pants keep shining in the sun.
Original Lyrics:
I can see you, your brown skin shining in the sun.
"Boys Of Summer"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can see you
Your basket shinin' in the sun.
Original Lyrics:
I can see you
Your brown skin shinin' in the sun.
"Boys Of Summer"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can sue you.
Original Lyrics:
I can tell you.
"I Won't Spend Another Night Alone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
We'd buy a small house insinde secret L.A.
Raise lots of kids then we'd infiltrate a gang.
Original Lyrics:
We'd buy a small house in south central L.A.
Raise lots of kids then we'd both join a gang.
"Radio #2" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
At the buckhouse tower
Original Lyrics:
At the broadcast tower
"Take Me Back" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm sorry I gave you that infection
I guess we had sex on the wrong connection
Original Lyrics:
I'm sorry I gave you that infection
And said we had sex on "The Love Connection"
"Teenage Riot" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
See a lot in the world that I thought had friends,
Got'n alarm clock never rings
Original Lyrics:
Seen a lot of the world, met a lot of friends,
Got a lot of fond memories
"The Boys Of Summer" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
After the poison, son of a gun.
Original Lyrics:
After the boys of summer have gone.
"The Boys Of Summer" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I can see you
Your pants keep shining in the sun.
Original Lyrics:
I can see you
Your brown skin shinin' in the sun.
"The Boys Of Summer" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't see you
You're breasts keep shinin' in the sun.
Original Lyrics:
I can see you
Your brown skin shinin' in the sun.
"The Boys Of Summer" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I saw a black, black sticker on a Cadillac.
or
I saw a black cap sticker on a Cadillac.
Original Lyrics:
I saw a Black Flag sticker on a Cadillac.
"The Boys Of Summer" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I saw a nice plaid sticker on a Cadillac.
Original Lyrics:
I saw a Black Flag sticker on a Cadillac.
Editor's Note: I know the original version, by Henley, says "deadhead sticker", but the Ataris decided to alter it; sometimes things like that happen when songs get covered.
"The Boys Of Summer" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Out on the road today, I saw a blah-blah sticker on a Cadillac.
Original Lyrics:
Out on the road today, I saw a Black Flag sticker on a Cadillac.
"The Boys Of Summer" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Your brewsky shinin' in the sun.
or
You best keep shy in the sun.
Original Lyrics:
Your brown skin shinin' in the sun.
"This Diary"
Misheard Lyrics:
Being grown up isn't half as fun as smoking up.
Original Lyrics:
Being grown up isn't half as fun as growing up.
"This Diary"
Misheard Lyrics:
Being thrown up isn't half as fun as throwing up.
Original Lyrics:
Being grown up isn't half as fun as growing up.

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