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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 Cranberries 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 125 misheard song lyrics for The Cranberries on amIright currently.

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"Animal Instinct" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The Alamo
The Alamo in me
Original Lyrics:
The animal
The animal instinct
"Desperate Andy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Banana, banana, banana, banana
Original Lyrics:
Da na na, da na na, da na na, da na na
"Desperate Andy"
Misheard Lyrics:
He used to cut writing paper.
Original Lyrics:
He used to collect writing paper.
When Dolores performs this live, she tends to trill on 'cut', so it really does sound like she's talking about the nerd who was so bored he resorted to collecting writing paper.
"Dreams" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
A totally amazing mind
So understanding and sublime.
Original Lyrics:
A totally amazing mind
So understanding and so kind.
"Dreams" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And they'll come true
Possible attitude, possible attitude.
Original Lyrics:
And they'll come true
Impossible not to do, impossible not to do.
"Dreams" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Dare to come true
Possible attitude, possible attitude.
Original Lyrics:
And they'll come true
Impossible not to do, impossible not to do.
"Dreams" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Impossible to get more
Original Lyrics:
Impossible to ignore
"Dreams" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
In there comes dreams
Impossible adjective.
Original Lyrics:
And they'll come true
Impossible not to do.
"Dreams" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Then I open up and see
Percival, and here is me.
Original Lyrics:
Then I open up and see
The person fallin' here is me.
"Dreams" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You're a dream, Timmy
Original Lyrics:
You're a dream to me
"Electric Blue"
Misheard Lyrics:
Domino, domino meus
Domino, I do, ah he
Domino, domino deo,
Domino, I do, I do, ah he, eh, he, eh, he, eh...
Original Lyrics:
Domine, Domine Deus
Domine, adiuva me
Domine, Domine Deus
Domine, adiu- adiuva me, eh, me, eh...
"Forever Yellow Skies"
Misheard Lyrics:
Borderline, are you in there, borderline?
Original Lyrics:
Morning light, I remember morning light.
"Forever Yellow Skies"
Misheard Lyrics:
Boring life, I live a boring life.
Original Lyrics:
Morning light, I remember morning light.
"Free To Decide" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
But livers and juice
Or I will not live at all.
Original Lyrics:
I'll live as I choose
Or I will not live at all.
"Free To Decide" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I pee to the side
I pee to the side...
Original Lyrics:
I'm free to decide
I'm free to decide..
"Free To Decide" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm freakin'inside, I'm freakin' inside..
Original Lyrics:
I'm free to decide, I'm free to decide..
"Free To Decide" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My free titty died
Original Lyrics:
I'm free to decide
"Free To Decide" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Return to where you drown.
Original Lyrics:
Return to where you dwell.
"Free To Decide" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Three tittes eye
Original Lyrics:
I'm free to decide.
"Free To Decide" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
To Hell with your brother Mike
Original Lyrics:
To Hell with your narrow mind
"Free To Decide" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
To Hell with your pantomime.
Original Lyrics:
To Hell with your narrow mind.
"Hollywood" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
This is not Hollywood die
I understood, is not Hollywood die, die, die.
Original Lyrics:
This is not Hollywood-like
I understood, is not Hollywood like, like, like.
"I Can't Be With You" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cuz you have no hair.
Original Lyrics:
'Cuz you're not here.
"I Can't Be With You" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna be the mother of your Toyota.
Original Lyrics:
I wanted to be the mother of your child.
"I Can't Be With You" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanted to be the mother of your toyota
Now it's just farewell
Original Lyrics:
I wanted to be the mother of your child but
Now it's just farewell
"I Can't Be With You" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanted to be the mother of your toyota
Original Lyrics:
I wanted to be the mother of your child
"I Just Shot John Lennon"
Misheard Lyrics:
I just shot the lemon.
Original Lyrics:
I just shot John Lennon.
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Babies would be so confused.
Original Lyrics:
Things wouldn't be so confused.
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
But I need sunscreen
Original Lyrics:
But I'm in so deep
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
But you always ruin you
I just want to be with you
And I meant something.
Original Lyrics:
But you always really knew
I just want to be with you
But I'm in so deep.
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
But you always rule with you
I just wanna be with you.
Original Lyrics:
But you always really knew
I just wanna be with you.
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Do you have to let in labour?
Original Lyrics:
Do you have to let it linger?
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Do you have to pull my finger?
Original Lyrics:
Do you have to let it linger?
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Do you have to spit and angels?
Original Lyrics:
Do you have to let it linger?
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Do you have to believe in rainbows?
or
Do you have to let it lay there?
or
Do you have to smell my finger
or
Do you have to wet your finger
or
Do you have to suck my finger?
or
Do you have to suck my finger?
Original Lyrics:
Do you have to let it linger?
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I swallowed goo with you.
Original Lyrics:
I just wanna be with you.
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I swore I would protrude.
Original Lyrics:
I swore I would be true.
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I swore, I swore I would be true
And have 'n sown with you.
Original Lyrics:
I swore, I swore I would be true
And honey so did you.
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm searching food for you
Original Lyrics:
I'm such a fool for you
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm such a food to you.
You've got me roger roger roger roger...
Original Lyrics:
I'm such a fool for you.
You've got me wrapped around your finger
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It's ruling everyday.
Original Lyrics:
It's ruining ev'rything.
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, I thought the worst of you.
I thought happiness was wrong,
But I was wrong, I was wrong.
And I feel so used. If you, if you could get by
Trying not to lie,
Things wouldn't be so confused,
And I wouldn't feel so used,
But you always really knew I just want to be with you.
Original Lyrics:
Oh I thought the world of you
I thought nothing could go wrong
But I was wrong, I was wrong
If you, if you could get by
Trying not to lie
Things wouldn't be so confused
And I wouldn't feel so used
But you always really knew I just want to be with you
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You got a crap upon your finger
Original Lyrics:
You got me wrapped around your finger
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You got me warped around a wringer ahar-ahar.
Original Lyrics:
You've got me wrapped around your finger.
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You got me wrapped around your finger, ah, ha, ha
Do you have too many fingers?
Do you have too, do you have too
Do you have too many fingers?
Original Lyrics:
You got me wrapped around your finger, ah, ha, ha
Do you have to let it linger?
Do you have to, do you have to
Do you have to let it linger?
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I'm a poo for you
Original Lyrics:
You know I'm such a fool for you
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I'm just a food for you
Original Lyrics:
You know I'm just a fool for you
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I'm searching food for you
Original Lyrics:
You know I'm such a fool for you
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I'm searching fools for you.
Original Lyrics:
You know I'm such a fool for you.
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I'm searching pools for you.
Original Lyrics:
You know I'm such a fool for you.
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I'm such a food for you
Original Lyrics:
You know I'm such a fool for you
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I'm such a fool, oh yeah
Original Lyrics:
You know I'm such a fool for you
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You've got me raped by your finger.
Original Lyrics:
You've got me wrapped around your finger.
"Linger" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You've got me wrapped around your finger and arm.
Original Lyrics:
You've got me wrapped around your finger... aaaaaahhh.
"Ode To My Family" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My father, my father he'd bite me
Oh he'd bite me
Is anyone scared?
Original Lyrics:
My father, my father he liked me
Oh he liked me
Does anyone care?
"Ode To My Family" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My father, my father, he lied to me
Original Lyrics:
My father, my father, he liked me
"Ode To My Family" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My father, my father, he liked to be.
Original Lyrics:
My father, my father, he liked me.
"Ode To My Family" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My father, my father, he raped me
And I liked it
Does anyone care?
Original Lyrics:
My father, my father, he liked me
And he liked me
Does anyone care?
"Ode To My Family" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Words when I was young
Original Lyrics:
Where's when I was young
"Ode to My Family" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause we were raised
To see life as butter take it if we can
Original Lyrics:
'Cause we were raised
To see life as fun and take it if we can
"Ode to My Family" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
We didn't give a dare
Original Lyrics:
We didn't give a damn
"Ode to My Family" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You wouldn't disappear
Original Lyrics:
You wouldn't disagree
"Ridiculous Thoughts" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Figure it out, my cries are barred.
Original Lyrics:
I feel all right, but I cried so hard.
"Salvation" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Dalmations, Dalmations, Dalmations are green
Original Lyrics:
Salvation, Salvation, Salvation is free
"Salvation" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Sally Jones, Sally Jones
Original Lyrics:
Salvation Salvation
"Salvation" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Salvation, salvation, salvation, the dream
Original Lyrics:
Salvation, salvation, salvation is free.
"Salvation" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Starvation, starvation, starvation is free.
Original Lyrics:
Salvation, salvation, salvation is free.
"Salvation" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Tie your kids up to their beds Cleave their heads
Original Lyrics:
Tie your kids home to their beds Clean their heads
"Salvation" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Tired kids don't do their beds,
clean their heads
Original Lyrics:
Tie your kids home to their beds,
clean their heads
"Salvation" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Tired kids go to their beds,
bleed their heads.
Original Lyrics:
Tie your kids down to their beds,
clean their heads.
"The Rebels"
Misheard Lyrics:
He was a donkey.
Original Lyrics:
It wasn't often.
"The Rebels"
Misheard Lyrics:
He was adopted, and we partied
Original Lyrics:
It wasn't often that we'd fight at all
"The Rebels"
Misheard Lyrics:
It was an off day.
Original Lyrics:
It wasn't often.
"The Rebels"
Misheard Lyrics:
It was an off-day, that we parted on.
Original Lyrics:
It wasn't often that we'd fight at all.
"The Rebels"
Misheard Lyrics:
It wasn't out there that we partied.
Original Lyrics:
It wasn't often that we'd fight at all.
"This Is The Day" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And resave you
Original Lyrics:
Faith will save you.
"Twenty One" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't think it's going to happen anymore
You took my tarts from me
Now I want nothing more.
Original Lyrics:
I don't think it's going to happen anymore
You took my thoughts from me
Now I want nothing more.
"Wake Up And Smell The Coffee" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Shatter, shatter, shatter, shatter!
Original Lyrics:
Shut up, shut up, shut up, shut up!
"Wake Up And Smell The Coffee" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She's so bored just, I'll do anything
She's so bored just, I'll lose everything.
Original Lyrics:
She's so gorgeous, I'll do anything
She's so gorgeous, I'll lose everything.
Anonymous adds: "Many lyrics web sites have it incorrectly listed as "she's so bored just" even though it doesn't make any sense."
"When You're Gone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And in the day, everything's cold cuts.
Original Lyrics:
And in the day, everything's complex.
"When You're Gone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And in the day, everything's cold cuts
Original Lyrics:
And in the day, everything's complex
"When You're Gone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And in the day, everything's compact.
or
And in the day, everything's corn flakes.
Original Lyrics:
And in the day, evrything's complex.
"When You're Gone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Do-gooder
or
You better
or
You better
Original Lyrics:
Do ba da
"Yeats' Grave" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Your mother
Original Lyrics:
William Butler
"You And Me" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You mean the world to me, and I would never be
Dwelling in such happiness, your gift of purity.
Original Lyrics:
You revealed a world to me and I would never be
Dwelling in such happiness, your gift of purity.
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And abon
Original Lyrics:
And their bombs
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And the boil, it causes soylents.
Original Lyrics:
And the violence caused such silence.
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
E.R.A., E.R.A.
Original Lyrics:
In your head, in your head
In baseball, E.R.A. stands for Earned Run Average.
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Eat your hair, eat your hair.
Original Lyrics:
In your head, in your head...
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Eat your head, eat your head, you and me.
Original Lyrics:
In your head, In your head, Zombie.
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Eating our head, eating our head.
Original Lyrics:
In your head, in your head
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Eearhay, eearhay, salami, salami
Original Lyrics:
In your head, in your head, Zombie, Zombie.
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Eeyore says, Eeyore says, they are dying
Original Lyrics:
In your head, in your head, they are dying
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Hi-a-hee-hee, hi-a-hee-he-he-hee
Salve, salve, salve
Original Lyrics:
In your head, in your head
Zombie, zombie, zombie.
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Ideo here, ideo-here
Original Lyrics:
In your head, in your head
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
If you think violence, causes silence, You are Steve Mustakis.
Original Lyrics:
And the violence caused such silence. Who are we mistaken?
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
In your hair, in your hair, stop it, stop it.
Original Lyrics:
In your head, in your head, Zombie, Zombie.
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
In your hands, in your hands
Saw me, saw me.
Original Lyrics:
In your head, in your head
Zombie, zombie
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
In your hands, in your hands
Zombie, zombie
Original Lyrics:
In your head, in your head
Zombie, zombie
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
In your head, in your head, Dave Coulier
Original Lyrics:
In your head, in your head, They are cryin'
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
In your head,
In your head
Salve, salve, salve
Original Lyrics:
In your head, in your head
Zombie, zombie
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It's all here, 't's all here, all here
Original Lyrics:
Zombie, Zombie, Zombie
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It's the same old thing
or
It's the same old deed.
or
It's the same old deed.
Original Lyrics:
It's the same old theme.
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It's the same old team
Original Lyrics:
It's the same old theme.
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh Giddyar hey! Giddyar hey!
Original Lyrics:
In your head, In your head,
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Salami, Salami in your hair, in your hair
Original Lyrics:
Zombie, Zombie, in your head, in your head
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Salami
Original Lyrics:
Zombie
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Salve, Salve, Salve
Original Lyrics:
Zombie, Zombie, Zombie
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Solid egg, solid egg.
Original Lyrics:
Zombie, zombie.
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Sorbet!
Original Lyrics:
Zombie!
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Sorry, sorry, sorry, eh, eh
or
Let's all be, lets' all be, all be, eh eh
Original Lyrics:
Zombie, zombie, zombie, eh, eh
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Sunday, Sunday, Sunday
Original Lyrics:
Zombie, Zombie, Zombie
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
T***s in your hair
In your head
Some b**ch, some b**ch
Original Lyrics:
What's in your head?
In your head
Zombie, zombie
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Tommy, Tommy, Tommy
Original Lyrics:
Zombie, Zombie, Zombie
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
What's in your bread, in your bread, salami, salami
Original Lyrics:
What's in your head, in your head, zombie, zombie
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
With their tanks, and their bums
And their bums, and they're gone
Original Lyrics:
With their tanks, and their bombs
And their bombs, and their guns.
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
With their tapes, and their bones, and their bones, and their gums
Original Lyrics:
With their tanks, and their bombs, and their bombs, and their guns
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
With their ties, and their bums
And their bums, and their c*nts.
or
With their tags, and their bombs
And their bombs, and their guns.
Original Lyrics:
With their tanks, and their bombs
And their bombs, and their guns.
"Zombie" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Yahweh, Yahweh, Yahweh
Original Lyrics:
Zombie, Zombie, Zombie

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