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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 Midnight Oil 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 46 misheard song lyrics for Midnight Oil on amIright currently.

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"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
A fowl will stare upon your toes.
or
A fall will stare the potty toes.
or
A fall will stare the potty toes.
Original Lyrics:
Four wheels scare the cockatoos.
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
A fire will scare the cockatoos
Original Lyrics:
Four wheels scare the cockatoos
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Golden wrecks and boiling dissolves
Steam at 45 degrees.
Original Lyrics:
Holden wrecks and boiling diesels
Steam in 45 degrees.
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
How can we dance when our love is turning
How can we sleep when the bads are burning
The time has come to pay the pair
Original Lyrics:
How can we dance when our earth is turning
How do we sleep while our beds are burning
The time has come to say fair's fair
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
How can we dance when our love is turning?
Original Lyrics:
How can we dance when our earth is turning?
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
How can we dance while the dudes are burning?
Original Lyrics:
How do we sleep while our beds are burning?
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
How can we dance with our herpes burning?
Original Lyrics:
How can we dance when our earth is turning?
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
How can we sleep when our legs are burning?
Original Lyrics:
How do we sleep while our beds are burning?
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
How can we sleep when our pants are burning?
Original Lyrics:
How do we sleep when our beds are burning?
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
How can we sleep while the babes are burning?
Original Lyrics:
How do we sleep while our beds are burning?
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
How can you sleep while your bowels are churning?
Original Lyrics:
How do we sleep while our beds are burning?
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
How can you think when your pants are burning?
Original Lyrics:
How do we sleep when our beds are burning?
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
How could we dance when I heard keys turning?
Original Lyrics:
How can we dance when our earth is turning?
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Our bags are packed
Original Lyrics:
A fact's a fact
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Out where the river broke
The bloodworth and the desert oak
Hold the Rex and butt the 'these alls'
Stealing forty five degrees.
Original Lyrics:
Out where the river broke
The bloodwood and the desert oak
Holden wrecks and boiling diesels
Steam in forty five degrees.
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The bloodwood and the desert rose
Golden wrecks and boiling designs.
Original Lyrics:
The bloodwood and the desert oak
Holden wrecks and boiling diesels.
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The time has come
The safe has failed
Original Lyrics:
The time has come
to say fair's fair
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The time has come to save the bear
Original Lyrics:
The time has come to say fair's fair
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The time has come to save this sphere
Original Lyrics:
The time has come to say fair's fair
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The time has come, our bags are packed
Original Lyrics:
The time has come, a fact's a fact
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The time has come
To say fair well.
Original Lyrics:
The time has come
To say fair's fair.
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The western desert lives and breathes
To fortify the rains.
Original Lyrics:
The western desert lives and breathes
In forty-five degrees.
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
To pay the rent, dictatorship
Original Lyrics:
To pay the rent, to pay our share
"Beds Are Burning" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
War will scare the power tools
Original Lyrics:
Four wheels scare the cockatoos
"Blue Sky Mine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And nothing's as precious as a hole in the crowd.
Original Lyrics:
And nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground.
"Blue Sky Mine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
If I yell at night, there is a reply of bruised silence.
Original Lyrics:
If I yell out at night, there's a reply of blue silence.
"Blue Sky Mine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Indiana rain comes down
Original Lyrics:
In the end the rain comes down
"Blue Sky Mine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Indiana rain house down
Original Lyrics:
In the end, the rain comes down.
"Blue Sky Mine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Somebody shave me
Original Lyrics:
Somebody save me
"Blue Sky Mine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
There'll be food on the table turning 'round.
Original Lyrics:
There'll be food on the table tonight.
"Blue Sky Mine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
There'll be pain in your pocket tonight
Original Lyrics:
There'll be pay in your pocket(s) tonight
Name of the song is "Blue Sky Mine", whereas the album it's on is titled "Blue Sky Mining". Please do not confuse the two.
"Blue Sky Mine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
There'll be paint in your pocket tonight.
Original Lyrics:
There'll be pay in your pocket tonight.
"Blue Sky Mine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
There'll be pee in your pocket tonight
Original Lyrics:
There'll be pay in your pocket tonight
"Blue Sky Mine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Who's going to shave me
Original Lyrics:
Who's going to save me
"Blue Sky Mine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Who's gonna shave me?
Original Lyrics:
Who's gonna save me?
"In the Valley" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
When my father went down,
it was a stink bomb from Hades
Original Lyrics:
When my father went down,
it was a stiff arm from hades
"Kosciusko"
Misheard Lyrics:
No stranger to blue comedy Now they'd like to be someone else
Original Lyrics:
No stranger to brutality Now they'd like to be someone else
"Mountains Of Burma" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The taco box is empty.
Original Lyrics:
The Tucker box is empty.
A tucker box is a box for storing food.
"Mountains of Burma" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Elephants fly, they're miracles up in the sky
Original Lyrics:
Pelicans glide, they're miracles up in the sky
"Movers And Shakers"
Misheard Lyrics:
We can dive into distant Enema's
Our wangs could melt in the sun.
Original Lyrics:
We can dive into distant ameobas
Our wings could melt in the sun.
"Only the Strong" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Backwards four at the point of no return
Original Lyrics:
Back once more at the point of no return
"Read About It" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The bombs never hit you when they bounce, oh no
Original Lyrics:
The bombs never hit you when you're down so low
"Short Memory" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Tongue twisted out of Mexico
Original Lyrics:
Conquistador of Mexico
"Tin Legs and Tin Mines" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Boston by candles, pall the bear pride
Original Lyrics:
Boxed in like candles, polar bear pride
"U.S. Forces" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You asked for forgive-uh-ness
Original Lyrics:
U.S. Forces give the nod

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