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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 Matchbox 20 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 133 misheard song lyrics for Matchbox 20 on amIright currently.

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"3 A.M."
Misheard Lyrics:
But outside
He stops reigning.
Original Lyrics:
But outside
It stops raining.
"3 A.M."
Misheard Lyrics:
But outside
It starts raining.
Original Lyrics:
But outside
It stops raining.
"3 A.M."
Misheard Lyrics:
I swear to hell I must be lonely
Original Lyrics:
It's 3 AM I must be lonely
"3 A.M."
Misheard Lyrics:
In a color portrait world,
she believes that she's got an old one
Original Lyrics:
In her color portrait world,
she believes that she's got it all
"3 A.M."
Misheard Lyrics:
Lorraine's gonna wash away, I believe
Original Lyrics:
The rain's gonna wash away, I believe
"3 A.M."
Misheard Lyrics:
She says baby, it's relayed, hell, I must be lonely
or
She says, 'Baby, it's three AM, I must be horny.'
Original Lyrics:
She says, 'Baby, it's 3 AM, I must be lonely.'
"3 A.M."
Misheard Lyrics:
She says it's autumn again
It might as well me my fall
Original Lyrics:
She says it's all gonna end
It might as well be my fault
"3 A.M."
Misheard Lyrics:
She's got a little bit of somethin'
He's got better than nothin'.
Original Lyrics:
She's got a little bit of something
God, it's better than nothing.
"3 A.M."
Misheard Lyrics:
Well I can't help but be scared I'll get old sometime
But the rain's gonna wash it away I believe it
Original Lyrics:
Well I can't help but be scared of it all sometimes
Says the rain's gonna wash away I believe it
"3 A.M."
Misheard Lyrics:
Well I can't help but be scared of an oar sometimes.
Original Lyrics:
Well I can't help but be scared of it all sometimes.
"3 a.m." (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Says, "Where's the moon gonna hang?"
Original Lyrics:
She swears the moon don't hang
"All I Need"
Misheard Lyrics:
That's all right, I'll leave, right now.
Original Lyrics:
That's all that I need, right now.
"Angry"
Misheard Lyrics:
So screen Eyore, out from behind the bitter rake.
Original Lyrics:
So scream you, out from behind the bitter ache.
"Angry"
Misheard Lyrics:
You still want love, love's (mumble) and better kept.
Original Lyrics:
Still want love, ugly, smooth and delicate.
"Angry"
Misheard Lyrics:
You still want love, love's nest smooth and delicate.
Original Lyrics:
Still want love, ugly, smooth and delicate.
"Back 2 Good"
Misheard Lyrics:
And everyone here gets caught up in the pleasure or the pain.
Original Lyrics:
And everyone here gets caught up in the pleasure of the pain.
"Bed Of Lies"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't think that I can fake another heart or smile.
Original Lyrics:
Don't think that I can fake another hollow smile.
"Bent"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can you help me eat lint
Original Lyrics:
Can you help me I'm bent
"Bent"
Misheard Lyrics:
Could you get me better off?
Original Lyrics:
Could you paint me better off?
"Bent"
Misheard Lyrics:
Could you pay me better off
Original Lyrics:
Could you paint me better off
"Bent"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hold me down because I'm naked
Original Lyrics:
I started out clean but I'm jaded
"Bent"
Misheard Lyrics:
I go down again
Original Lyrics:
I go there again
"Bent"
Misheard Lyrics:
I started out clean but I'm cheated
Original Lyrics:
I started out clean but I'm jaded
"Bent"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just break in the skills.
Original Lyrics:
Just breaking the skin.
"Bent"
Misheard Lyrics:
Keep bending me
'Til I concave, yeah, botox, yeah.
Original Lyrics:
Keep bending me
Until I'm completely broken in.
"Bent"
Misheard Lyrics:
Keep bending me
'Til I'm completely blood gone in.
Original Lyrics:
Keep bending me
Until I'm completely broken in.
"Bent"
Misheard Lyrics:
Keep egging me on
'Til I compare and burgeoning.
Original Lyrics:
Keep bending me
Until I'm completely broken in.
"Bent" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Shouldn't be so constipated
Original Lyrics:
Shouldn't be so complicated
"Bent"
Misheard Lyrics:
Star vending me
One CD Rom
Come clean
And pudding crumbling.
Original Lyrics:
Start bending me
It's never enough
Keep bending me
Until I'm completely broken in.
"Bent"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wait around outside again
Original Lyrics:
Wait around I'll smile again
"Black and White People"
Misheard Lyrics:
He thinks that living here is just a game
Original Lyrics:
He thinks that living here is just plain
"Bright Lights"
Misheard Lyrics:
Took all her stuff and my name.
Original Lyrics:
Took all except my name.
"Busted"
Misheard Lyrics:
Go train, don't come around here
Don't run around on your sleeve
Like a half cold dinner.
Original Lyrics:
Don't change, don't come around here
Don't wear my heart on your sleeve
Like a high school letter.
For those not from Ontario, go trains are a form of public transit. I don't know if they serve dinners of any temperature onboard.
"Busted"
Misheard Lyrics:
like a high school n*gger
Original Lyrics:
Like a high school letter.
"Crutch"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't wanna be the crush
Original Lyrics:
I don't wanna be the crutch
"Crutch"
Misheard Lyrics:
Man I feel like Kelso
Original Lyrics:
Man I Feel like hell so
"Dear Joan"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oops, I forget, twice I'm a fool.
or
Once I forget, twice I'm a fool.
Original Lyrics:
Once I forgive, twice I'm a fool.
"Disease"
Misheard Lyrics:
Feels like you bit off a steak.
Original Lyrics:
Feels like you made a mistake.
"Disease"
Misheard Lyrics:
Her heavy wheels and a black chest
Original Lyrics:
You're hell on wheels in a black dress.
"Disease"
Misheard Lyrics:
I bought a CD
Original Lyrics:
I got a disease
"Disease"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell me, can I feel horny?
Original Lyrics:
Tell me, can I be your honey?
"Disease"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're Heloise in a black dress.
or
Your yellow heels and a black dress.
Original Lyrics:
You're Hell on wheels in a black dress.
"Disease"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your halloweens and a black dress
Original Lyrics:
You're Hell On Wheels in a black dress
"Disease"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your hello heels and a black dress.
Original Lyrics:
You're hell on wheels in a black dress.
"Disease"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your set of wheels and a black dress.
Original Lyrics:
You're hell in heels and a black dress.
"Disease"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your yellow wheels and a black dress.
Original Lyrics:
Your Hell on wheels in a black dress.
"Downfall"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I'm back on my own
And my feet, well they're made of stone
I'll make you go where I go
'Cause you can't take you home
And I'm coming home on my back
Is it me or just paint it black?
Original Lyrics:
And I'm back in my home
Hear my feet, well they're made of stone
Man, I'll make you go where I go
Well, hell, you, can I take you home?
And I'm coming home on my back
Kissing me, your lips painted black.
"Downfall"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want you to throw up on me.
Original Lyrics:
I want you to trouble me.
"Hang"
Misheard Lyrics:
If anybody ever had a ha ha, he wouldn't be alone
Original Lyrics:
If anybody ever had a heart, he wouldn't be alone
"Hang"
Misheard Lyrics:
If it's the same for you I'll just bang
Original Lyrics:
If it's the same for you I'll just hang
"Hang"
Misheard Lyrics:
She burns on her nose.
Original Lyrics:
She burns all her notes.
"If You're Gone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Babe I'm feeling up your gown
Original Lyrics:
Babe, I'm feeling if you're gone
"If You're Gone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cousin, there's a little bit of stuffing me
In everything and you.
Original Lyrics:
Cuz there's a little bit of something me
In everything in you.
"If You're Gone"
Misheard Lyrics:
I left this place on impact
Original Lyrics:
I thought this place was an empire
"If You're Gone"
Misheard Lyrics:
I think you're already leaving
Feels like your hand is on the door
I thought this place was an empire
Now I'm relaxed,I can't be sure.
Original Lyrics:
I think you're already leaving
Feels like your hand is on the door
I thought this place was an empire
Now I've realized I can't be sure.
"If You're Gone"
Misheard Lyrics:
I though this place was on impact.
Original Lyrics:
I thought this place was an empire.
"If You're Gone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I thought this place was an umpire
Original Lyrics:
I thought this place was an empire
"Kody"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I'm over in my whistling way.
or
And I'm over in my wishing way.
Original Lyrics:
In an over-emotional way.
"Kody"
Misheard Lyrics:
Could have sat down on the avenue
Original Lyrics:
Kody sat down on the avenue
"Kody"
Misheard Lyrics:
I could drown,
but it takes so much to get there now,
don't get awful now,
the broken glass,
the Cadillac scene
Original Lyrics:
I could drive,
but it takes so much to get there now,
don't get off on all,
the broken glass,
the Cadillac scene
"Last Beautiful Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
It won't be the first harp that you break,
It won't be the last beautiful girl
Original Lyrics:
It won't be the first heart that you break,
It won't be the last beautiful girl
"Last Beautiful Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Won't be the first harp that you break
Original Lyrics:
Won't be the first heart that you break
"Leave"
Misheard Lyrics:
If this is how you're gonna leave
Right out from underneath
or
If this is how you're gonna leave
Right out from under me
or
If this is how you're gonna leave
Right out from under me
Original Lyrics:
But if that's how it's gonna leave straight out from underneath
"Long Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
A picture, they're hating
Original Lyrics:
A pisser, they're waiting
"Long Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's been a long day, always save that ride.
Original Lyrics:
It's been a long day, always ain't that right.
"Long Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
No one else will take this ship from me
Original Lyrics:
No one else would take this sh*t from me
"Mad Season"
Misheard Lyrics:
I need you now, do you think you can cook?
Original Lyrics:
I need you now, do you think you can cope?
"Mad Season"
Misheard Lyrics:
That old mad season
Original Lyrics:
That whole mad season
"Mad Season"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why you gonna stand there looking like cancer now?
Original Lyrics:
Why you gonna stand there looking like the answer now?
"Our Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chasing fräuleins
Original Lyrics:
Chasing fault lines/Change these fault lines (I did not even realize during the song lyrics changed I misheard them both the same)
fräulein is the German equivalent for miss
"Our Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
This could be awesome
Original Lyrics:
This could be our song
"Push"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cuz it's a little bit totally 'Oh well'.
Original Lyrics:
'Cuz it's a little bit dirty well.
"Push"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I don't know why your cookies are stale.
Original Lyrics:
And I don't know why you couldn't just stay with me.
"Push"
Misheard Lyrics:
And dress you down
Original Lyrics:
And drag you down
Note-That is from the very end of the song, and the line is not listed in the lyrics book; for all we know, Rob could actually be singing, "And dress you down"!
"Push"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't just stand there, saying nice things to me, cuz I can't see that I've been wrong
Original Lyrics:
Don't just stand there, say nice things to me, cuz I've been cheated, I've been wronged
"Push"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't just stand there, saying nice things to me
'Cuz I've been cheated, I've been robbed.
Original Lyrics:
Don't just stand there, say nice things to me
'Cuz I've been cheated, I've been wronged.
"Push"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna cake you for granite.
Original Lyrics:
I wanna take you for granted.
"Push"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna push you through town.
Original Lyrics:
I wanna push you down.
"Push"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna push your hayride.
Original Lyrics:
I wanna push you around.
"Push"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna take all your granite
Original Lyrics:
I wanna take you for granted
"Push"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna take you to Grandma
Original Lyrics:
I wanna take you for granted
"Push" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I want to bullshit around
Original Lyrics:
I want to push you around
"Push"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want to eat you up and down
Original Lyrics:
I want to push you around
"Push"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want to take you to granddad's
Original Lyrics:
I want to take you for granted
"Push"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like I'm a little untrusted
Original Lyrics:
Like I'm a little untrusting
"Push"
Misheard Lyrics:
No one else told me you would rather
Original Lyrics:
Not while I still need you around
"Push"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well I kinda smelled a fart
Original Lyrics:
Well it kinda fell apart
"Push"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, it's fuzzy in my heart
or
Well, I'm kinda double parked
or
Well, I'm kinda double parked
Original Lyrics:
Well, it kinda fell apart
"Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you can come and see me when I'm Doug.
Original Lyrics:
And you can come and see me when I'm done.
"Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Freada
What did you hope to learn about here
Original Lyrics:
Straight up
What did you hope to learn about here
"Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Freedom, walking, hope to learn about you
Original Lyrics:
Straight up, what did you hope to learn about here
"Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Freedom, what did you hope to learn about here?
Original Lyrics:
Straight up, what did you hope to learn about here?
"Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Freedom, what to do, what to learn about here?
Original Lyrics:
Straight up, what did you hope to learn about here?
"Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
From some other planet
I'd get that spooky eye off the yellow sun.
Original Lyrics:
From some other planet
I'd get this funky high on the yellow sun.
"Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
I get this funky hat on the yellow sun.
Original Lyrics:
I get this funky high on the yellow sun.
"Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
I get this funny guy off a yellow sun.
Original Lyrics:
I get this funky high on the yellow sun.
"Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
I whisper in your ear and you throw hash browns at me
Original Lyrics:
I wish the real world would just stop hassling me
"Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wish Burrito World would just stop hassling me
Original Lyrics:
I wish the Real World would just stop hassling me
"Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wonder what it's like to be the cheese grater.
Original Lyrics:
I wonder what it's like to be the rainmaker.
"Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll shout out an order
I think this little merman's death be sung.
Original Lyrics:
I'd shout out an order
I think we're out of this, man, get me some.
"Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Strange, where were you when we started this game?
Original Lyrics:
Strange, where were you when we started this gig?
"Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweetem what did you hope to learn about here
Original Lyrics:
Straight up, what did you hope to learn about here
"Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well I'd chow down on Norbert
I think we'll run on this man get me some
Boy don't make me wanna change my toe, my toe.
Original Lyrics:
Well I'd shout out an order
I think we're out of this man get me some
Boy don't make me wanna change my tone, my tone.
"Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well I'd shout out from Northern
I think man, all of this, man, get me some.
Original Lyrics:
Well, I'd shout out an order
I think we're out of this, man, get me some.
"Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, I'd shout out a Norder.
Original Lyrics:
Well, I'd shout out an order.
"Real World"
Misheard Lyrics:
With story from box sets with bigger yellow taxes, everyone.
Original Lyrics:
I'd store it in boxes with little yellow tags on every one.
"Rest Stop"
Misheard Lyrics:
I had better any quicker,
I could lose all my nerve
Original Lyrics:
I had better end it quick,
I could lose all my nerve
"Shame"
Misheard Lyrics:
Past yourself, forget your life,
things look dirty when they're gone
or
Past yourself, forget the lies,
things look dirty when they're gone
or
Past yourself, forget the lies,
things look dirty when they're gone
Original Lyrics:
Pass yourself forget the light,
things look dirty when it's on
"Suffer Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
There were strangers living in the field when
They were scared and they heard or they talked about love.
Original Lyrics:
They were strangers to loving in the feeling way
They were scared when they heard or they talked about love.
"The Difference"
Misheard Lyrics:
And for all you know
This could be the difference
Split screen of what you need.
Original Lyrics:
And for all you know
This could be the difference
Between what you need.
"The Last Beautiful Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Beautiful a**, beautiful girl
Original Lyrics:
You are the last beautiful girl.
"Unwell"
Misheard Lyrics:
All day, staring at the ceiling naked.
Original Lyrics:
All day, staring at the ceiling making.
"Unwell"
Misheard Lyrics:
But stay a while
And maybe then you'll see a different sodomy.
Original Lyrics:
But stay a while
And maybe then you'll see a different side of me.
"Unwell"
Misheard Lyrics:
But stay awhile and baby then you'll see
A different sodomy.
Original Lyrics:
But stay awhile and maybe then you'll see
A different side of me.
"Unwell"
Misheard Lyrics:
But stay awhile and maybe then you'll see a different sodomy
Original Lyrics:
But stay awhile and maybe then you'll see a different side of me
"Unwell"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just a little in love.
Original Lyrics:
I'm just a little unwell.
"Unwell"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not crazy I'm just a little insane.
Original Lyrics:
I'm not crazy I'm just a little impaired.
"Unwell"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not crazy, I'm just a little bit mad.
Original Lyrics:
I'm not crazy, I'm just a little impaired.
"Unwell"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not crazy, I'm just a little elf
Original Lyrics:
I'm not crazy, I'm just a little unwell
"Unwell"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not crazy, I'm just a little embarrassed.
Original Lyrics:
I'm not crazy, I'm just a little impaired.
"Unwell"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not crazy, I'm just a little in Hell.
Original Lyrics:
I'm not crazy, I'm just a little unwell.
"Unwell"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not crazy, I'm just a little in there.
Original Lyrics:
I'm not crazy, I'm just a little impaired.
"Unwell"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not crazy, I'm just a little not there
Original Lyrics:
I'm not crazy, I'm just a little impaired
"Unwell"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not crazy, I'm just polluted. Oh, well.
Original Lyrics:
I'm not crazy, I'm just a little unwell.
"Unwell" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not crazy
I'm just a little unfair
Original Lyrics:
I'm not crazy
I'm just a little impaired
"Unwell"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm talking to myself in public
Dodging glasses on the train.
Original Lyrics:
I'm talking to myself in public
Dodging glances on the train.
"Unwell"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just stick around and maybe then you'll see a different sodomy.
Original Lyrics:
Just stay awhile and maybe then you'll see a different side of me.
"You Won't Be Mine"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know soon you will be all for the lies.
Original Lyrics:
I know soon you will be over the lies.

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