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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 Kinks 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 131 misheard song lyrics for The Kinks on amIright currently.

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"A Well Respected Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
And he ignores the girl next door
'Cause he's dying to get at her.
Original Lyrics:
And he adores the girl next door
'Cause he's dying to get at her.
"A Well Respected Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
But his mother knows him best of all
In spite of what he thinks.
Original Lyrics:
But his mother knows the best about
The matrimonial stakes.
"A Well Respected Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
But his mother knows the best about matters of the instincts
Original Lyrics:
But his mother knows the best about the matrimonial stakes
"A Well Respected Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
But his mother knows the best about the matter of all of these things
Original Lyrics:
But his mother knows the best about the matrimonial stakes
"A Well Respected Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
But his mother knows the best about
The matter of owning snakes
Original Lyrics:
But his mother knows the best about
The matrimonial stakes
"A Well Respected Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
The matter of morning stinks
Original Lyrics:
The matrimonial stakes
"A Well Respected Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
This world is built on bunting I can see it never fails
Original Lyrics:
This world is built on punctuality it never fails
"Add It Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ah coochie, coochie, coochie
Caught-yay, Caught-yay
Coochie, coochie, coohie.
Original Lyrics:
Ah Gucci, Gucci, Gucci
Cartier, Cartier
Gucci, Gucci, Gucci.
"Alcohol"
Misheard Lyrics:
He turned on to the booze and he got mixed up with a floozy
Original Lyrics:
It turned him to the booze and he got mixed up with a floozy
"All Day And All Of The Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Girl, I want to be with you on a good time.
Original Lyrics:
Girl, I want to be with you all of the time.
"All Day And All Of The Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh yeah, all day and nighttime yours
Please remember
Original Lyrics:
Oh yeah, all day and nighttime yours
Leave me never.
"All Day And All Of The Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh yeah, all day, and night I'm yours
Leave me never.
Original Lyrics:
Oh yeah, all day and nighttime yours
Leave me never.
"All Day and All of the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not contempt to be with you in the game time
Original Lyrics:
I'm not content to be with you in the daytime
"Apeman"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm an eggman
I'm an egg... egg... eggman
I'm an eggman.
Original Lyrics:
I'm an apeman
I'm an ape... ape... apeman
I'm an apeman.
Colin Slater adds; "If you listen carefully it really does sound like 'eggman'."
"Apeman"
Misheard Lyrics:
The air pollution is f***ing up my eyes.
Original Lyrics:
The air pollution is fogging up my eyes.
"Apeman"
Misheard Lyrics:
The air pollution is f*cking up my eyes
Original Lyrics:
The air pollution is foggin' up my eyes
The album version clearly has the "f*cking up my eyes" line
"Apeman"
Misheard Lyrics:
The apple lotion is fogging up my eyes.
Original Lyrics:
The air pollution is fogging up my eyes.
"Around The Dial"
Misheard Lyrics:
FM Man, where are you?
Original Lyrics:
FM, AM, where are you?
"Art Lover"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a dago ballerina
or
Like a day-glo ballerina
Original Lyrics:
Like a Degas ballerina
"Autumn Almanac"
Misheard Lyrics:
My automatic back
Yes, yes, yes, it's my automatic back
Original Lyrics:
My poor rheumatic back
Yes, yes, yes, it's my autumn almanac.
"Autumn Almanac"
Misheard Lyrics:
My poor romantic back
Yes yes I ought to, on the neck
Original Lyrics:
My poor rheumatic back
Yes, yes, it's my autumn almanac.
"Autumn Almanac"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, my aunt and mum are back.
Original Lyrics:
Oh, my autumn almanac
"Autumn Almanac"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, my autumn on my neck
Original Lyrics:
Oh, my autumn almanac
"Berkeley Mews"
Misheard Lyrics:
I staggered through your s****y dining room
Berkeley Mews, I first met you.
Original Lyrics:
I staggered through your chilly dining room
Berkeley Mews, I first met you.
"Come Dancing" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And there's a pop-up where the Palais used to stand.
Original Lyrics:
And there's a car park where the Palais used to stand.
"Come Dancing" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Bang bang knock down the Palais
My sister stood and cried.
Original Lyrics:
The day they knocked down the Palais
My sister stood and cried.
"Come Dancing" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Come Danson
Original Lyrics:
Come dancing
"Come Dancing" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't be afraid to come dancing, It's au natural.
Original Lyrics:
Don't be afraid to come dancing, It's only natural.
"Come Dancing" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It always ended up in a big row
And my sister used to get her own way.
Original Lyrics:
It always ended up in a big row
When my sister used to get home late.
"Come Dancing" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It's all unnatural
Original Lyrics:
It's only natural
"Come Dancing" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My sister's married and she lives not in the state.
Original Lyrics:
My sister's married and she lives on an estate.
"Come Dancing" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My sister's married and she lives on in the States.
Original Lyrics:
My sister's married and she lives on an estate.
"Come Dancing" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My sister's married and she lives another state
or
My sister's married and she lives on interstates
or
My sister's married and she lives on interstates
Original Lyrics:
My sister's married and she lives on an estate
"Come Dancing" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The day they knocked down the Palley
Her child grew up and died, it died.
Original Lyrics:
The day they knocked down the Palais
Part of my childhood died, just died.
"Come Dancing" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The day they knocked down the Palley
Original Lyrics:
The day they knocked down the Palais
My sister stood and cried.
"Come Dancing" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The day they knocked down the Parly
Come up and show who died....she said!
Original Lyrics:
The day they knocked down the Palais
Part of my childhood died....just died!
"Come Dancing" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The day they knocked down the palais,
One of my children died, just died.
Original Lyrics:
The day they knocked down the palais,
Part of my childhood died, just died.
"Come Dancing" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
They didn't knock down the palley!
Original Lyrics:
The day they knocked down the Palais
"Come Dancing" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Well the knocked down the Parley, lots of children died, they died.
Original Lyrics:
The day they knocked down the Palais
Part of my childhood died....just died!
"Come Dancing" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
When I come dancing, it`s only natural.
Original Lyrics:
Why not come dancing, it`s only natural?
"Come Dancing" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You know together we would think she never could,
But if I asked her I wonder if she would,
Original Lyrics:
She knows they get away with things she never could,
But if I asked her I wonder if she would,
"David Watts"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I lie on my girl at night
I dream I can flex like David Watts.
Original Lyrics:
When I lie on my pillow at night
I dream I can fight like David Watts.
"Dedicated Follower Of Fashion"
Misheard Lyrics:
Delicated Follower Of Fashion
Original Lyrics:
Dedicated follower of fashion
"Dedicated Follower Of Fashion"
Misheard Lyrics:
Desecrated swallower of passion
Original Lyrics:
Dedicated follower of fashion
"Dedicated Follower Of Fashion"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's seeking here, he's seeking there.
Original Lyrics:
They seek him here, they seek him there.
"Dedicated Follower Of Fashion"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's sick in here, he's sick in there.
Original Lyrics:
They seek him here, they seek him here.
"Dedicated Follower of Fashion"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's one thing that he loves and that's his battery.
One week he's in polka-dots, the next week he is inside.
Original Lyrics:
There's one thing that he loves and that is flattery.
One week he's in polka-dots, the next week he is in stripes.
"Destroyer" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause there's a rat under my bed.
Original Lyrics:
'Cause there's a red, under my bed.
"Destroyer" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Met a girl called Lola and I took her back to my place
Feelin' guilty, feelin' scared, hittin' counters everywhere
Original Lyrics:
Met a girl called Lola and I took her back to my place
Feelin' guilty, feelin' scared, hidden cameras everywhere
"Destroyer" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Paranoia will destroy ya
Original Lyrics:
Paranoia, the destroyer
"Destroyer" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Paranoia, need destroyer
Original Lyrics:
Paranoia, the destroyer
"Give The People What They Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
Give 'em lots of sex, perversion and rape
Give 'em lots of fire, and plenty to hate.
Original Lyrics:
Give 'em lots of sex, perversion and rape
Give 'em lots of violence, and plenty to hate.
"Give the People What They Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey Momma
Pick up the pieces of the President's brain.
Original Lyrics:
Hey Mom
There goes a piece of the President's brain.
"He's Evil"
Misheard Lyrics:
He'll treat you like an equal, make you smile.
Original Lyrics:
He'll treat you rough and he will make you cry.
"He's Evil"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's a joker, I'm a clown.
Original Lyrics:
He's a joker and a clown.
"He's Evil"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's a joker, I'm a clown.
Original Lyrics:
He's a joker and a clown.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I know what I am, in bed I'm a man
Original Lyrics:
But I know what I am, and I'm glad I'm a man.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I know when I go to bed, I'm a man.
Original Lyrics:
But I know what I am, and I'm glad I'm a man.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I asked for her name and in a a bad-girl voice she said 'Lola'
Original Lyrics:
I asked for her name, and in a dark, brown voice, she said, 'Lola'.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I asked for her name and in a soft, low voice she said, 'Lola'.
Original Lyrics:
I asked her her name and in a dark brown voice she said Lola.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I asked for her name in an opera voice.
Original Lyrics:
I asked for her name, and in a dark brown voice...
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I asked for her name, and in a back room voice,
She said, "Lola."
Original Lyrics:
I asked for her name, and in a dark, brown voice,
She said, 'Lola'.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I asked for her name
And in a soft, low voice, she said, 'Lola'.
Original Lyrics:
I asked her her name
And in a dark, brown voice, she said, 'Lola'.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I asked her her name and in a background voice she said Lola.
Original Lyrics:
I asked for her name and in a dark brown voice she said Lola.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I asked her her name and in a background voice...
Original Lyrics:
I asked her her name and in a dark brown voice...
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I asked her her name and in a background voice
She said, 'Lola'.
Original Lyrics:
I asked for her name and in a dark, brown voice
She said, 'Lola'.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I asked her her name and in a baritone voice, she said, 'Lola'.
Original Lyrics:
I asked her her name and in a dark, brown voice, she said, 'Lola'.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I asked her her name and in a baritone voice
She said, 'Lola'.
Original Lyrics:
I asked for her name
and in a dark, brown voice
She said, 'Lola'.
Funny how many old timers can sing this song without realizing it is a transvestite seduction love story.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I asked her her name and in a barroom voice she said Lola.
Original Lyrics:
I asked her her name and in a dark brown voice she said Lola.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I asked her her name and in a bathroom voice she said Lola
or
I asked her her name and in a backroom voice she said Lola.
Original Lyrics:
I asked her her name and in a dark brown voice she said Lola.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I asked her her name and in a saff-low voice she said Lola.
Original Lyrics:
I asked her her name and in a dark brown voice she said Lola.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I asked her her name, and at the top of her voice, she said, 'Lola'.
Original Lyrics:
I asked for her name, and in a dark brown voice, she said, 'Lola'.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't know what I am but I know I'm a man. Lola
Original Lyrics:
But I know what I am, in the bed I'm a man and so is Lola.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I met her in a club down in Lonesome.
Original Lyrics:
I met her in a club down in Old Soho.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I met her in a club down in otto, oh
Original Lyrics:
I met her in a club down in old Soho
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I met her in a club; she was a sure ho.
Original Lyrics:
I met her in a club down in old Soho.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I met her in club down in Notam Hall.
Original Lyrics:
I met her in a club down in Old Soho.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'd left home just a week before
And I never ever saw a woman before
Well, Lola smiled and took me by the hand
And said, 'Pretty boy, I can see your gland.'
Original Lyrics:
Hey, and I'd left home just a week before
And I'd never ever kissed a woman before
Well, Lola smiled and took me by the hand
And said, 'Little boy, gonna make you a man.'
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a man, I'm a man and so is Lola.
Original Lyrics:
I'm glad I'm a man, and so is Lola.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not the world's most passionate man
But I know what I am, and I'm glad I'm a man
And so is Lola
Original Lyrics:
I'm not the world's most masculine man
But I know what I am, and I'm glad I'm a man
And so is Lola
NOT misheard, two different verses.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
In a guttural voice, she said, 'Lola'.
Original Lyrics:
In a dark, brown voice, she said, 'Lola'.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
In bed I'm a man and so is Lola
Original Lyrics:
I'm glad I'm a man and so is Lola
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
See you L.A.
Original Lyrics:
C-O-L-A
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
She walked up to me and she asked me to dance.
I asked her her name and in a backward glance she said Lola.
Original Lyrics:
She walked up to me and she asked me to dance.
I asked her her name and in a dark brown voice she said, 'Lola'.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
She walked up to me with a bulge in her pants
I told it to tame, but in a dark brown voice, it said 'Gonads'.
Original Lyrics:
She walked up to me and she asked me to dance
I asked her her name and in a dark brown voice, she said, 'Lola'.
"Lola"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where you drink champagne and it tastes just like Jerrico-La.
Original Lyrics:
Where you drink champagne and it tastes just like cherry cola.
"Mr. Pleasant"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, you have to admit that that's not so pleasant after all.
Original Lyrics:
When you have to work late. And it's not so pleasant after all.
"Picture Book"
Misheard Lyrics:
Big shampoo
Pictures of your mama
Take 'em by your papa
A long time ago.
Original Lyrics:
Picture book
Pictures of your mama
Taken by your papa
A long time ago.
"Picture Book"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fiction book
Original Lyrics:
Picture Book
"Skin and Bone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fat Flabby Annie was a bit of a bitch
Original Lyrics:
Fat Flabby Annie was a bit overweight
"Skin and Bone"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you look flabby and your feelings are weak
Original Lyrics:
If you look flabby and you feel overweight
"State Of Confusion"
Misheard Lyrics:
They're f**king in the basement
Original Lyrics:
There's flooding in the basement
"State of Confusion"
Misheard Lyrics:
Should feel happy, should feel glad
I'm alone, and it can't be bad.
Original Lyrics:
Should feel happy, should feel glad
I'm alive, and it can't be bad.
"Sunny Afternoon"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause I love two lips
Original Lyrics:
'Cause I love to live
"Sunny Afternoon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Because I love two lips
Original Lyrics:
Because I love to live
"Sunny Afternoon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Blazing on a sunny afternoon
Original Lyrics:
Lazing on a sunny afternoon
"Sunny Afternoon"
Misheard Lyrics:
My high-school beer
Original Lyrics:
My ice-cool beer
"Sunny Afternoon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now I'm sitting here
Sipping at my high-school beer.
Original Lyrics:
Now I'm sitting here
Sipping at my ice-cold beer.
"Sunny Afternoon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Save me, save me, save me from this squeeze
I got a big bad farmer trying to rape me
Original Lyrics:
Save me, save me, save me from this squeeze
I got a big fat mama trying to break me
"Sunny Afternoon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Save me, save me, save me from this squeeze
I got a big fat barber trying to break me
Original Lyrics:
Save me, save me, save me from this squeeze
I got a big fat mama trying to break me
"Sunny Afternoon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sipping at my Rhinegold beer
Original Lyrics:
Sipping at my ice cool beer
"Sunny Afternoon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sipping at my high-school beer
Original Lyrics:
Sipping at my ice cool beer
"Sunny Afternoon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Telling tales of drunkenness and croquet.
Original Lyrics:
Telling tales of drunkenness and cruelty.
"Sunny Afternoon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Telling tales of drunkenness and royalty
Original Lyrics:
Telling tales of drunkenness and cruelty.
"Susannah's Still Alive"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh Susannah, she had a budgie
Still wears the locket round her neck
Original Lyrics:
Oh, Susannah's bedraggled but she
Still wears the locket 'round her neck.
"The Village Green Preservation"
Misheard Lyrics:
God save the George Cross
And all those who will water them.
Original Lyrics:
God save the George Cross
And all those who were awarded them.
"Tired of Waiting (For You)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was alone in a store,
I had no money till I met you
Original Lyrics:
I was a lonely soul,
I had nobody till I met you
"Tired of Waiting for You"
Misheard Lyrics:
So time
Timer waiting
Timer waiting for you
Original Lyrics:
So tired
Tired of waiting
Tired of waiting for you
"Too Much Monkey Business"
Misheard Lyrics:
Too much Michael Jackson
or
Too much Michael dances
or
Too much Michael dances
Original Lyrics:
Too much monkey business
"Waterloo Sunset"
Misheard Lyrics:
As long as there's gays at Waterloo Sunset
I am in pardise.
Original Lyrics:
As long as I gaze at Waterloo Sunset
I am in paradise.
"Waterloo Sunset"
Misheard Lyrics:
As long as there's guys at Waterloo Sunset
I am in pardise.
Original Lyrics:
As long as I gaze at Waterloo Sunset
I am in paradise.
"Waterloo Sunset"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I don't feel a friend
Original Lyrics:
But I don't feel afraid
"Waterloo Sunset"
Misheard Lyrics:
Carry me, stoolie
To Waterloo Station
Every Friday night.
Original Lyrics:
Terry meets Julie
At Waterloo Station
Every Friday night.
"Waterloo Sunset"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tearing me stupid
Waterloo Station
Every Friday night
Original Lyrics:
Terry meets Julie
At Waterloo Station
Every Friday night.
"Waterloo Sunset"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's mamas like Hazel, Waterloo Sunset I am in paradise.
Original Lyrics:
As long as I gaze on Waterloo Sunset I am in paradise.
"Waterloo Sunset"
Misheard Lyrics:
Waterloo Sam said...
Original Lyrics:
Waterloo Sunset
"Where Did My Springs Go?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where did my goat go?
Original Lyrics:
Where did my 'go' go?
"You Really Got Me" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Rouler des gamelles, rouler des gamelles.
Original Lyrics:
You really got me, you really got me.
The misheard line means "roll bowls" in French
"You Really Got Me" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Terrific Amen, terrific Amen
Original Lyrics:
You really got me, you really got me.
"You Really Got Me" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You got me so I can't see Vadnigh
Original Lyrics:
You got me so I can't sleep at night
"You Really Got Me" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You got me so I can't see at night
Original Lyrics:
You got me so I can't sleep at night
"You Really Got Me" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You got me so I can't sleep at nine.
Original Lyrics:
You got me so I can't sleep at night.
"You Really Got Me" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You really come dance
Original Lyrics:
You really got me
"You Really Got Me" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You really got Mel
or
You really got mad
or
You really got mad
Original Lyrics:
You really got me
"You Really Got Me" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You really got mail
Original Lyrics:
You really got me
"You Really Got Me" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You really got me now
You got me so I can't be baptized.
Original Lyrics:
You really got me now
You got me so I can't sleep at night.
"You Really Got Me" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You really got me now
You got me so I can't see that name.
Original Lyrics:
You really got me now
You got me so I can't sleep at night.
"You Really Got Me" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You really got milk You really got milk You really got milk
Original Lyrics:
You really got me You really got me You really got me

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