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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 Modest Mouse 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 33 misheard song lyrics for Modest Mouse on amIright currently.

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"Breakthrough"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was a burden, a weekend burden.
Original Lyrics:
I was inverted, I mean converted.
"Bukowski"
Misheard Lyrics:
Woke up this morning and it seemed to me
That every night turns out to be a little bit more like Bill Cosby.
Original Lyrics:
Woke up this morning and it seemed to me
That every night turns out to be a little bit more like Bukowski.
"Bury Me With It" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Pies are better than women.
Original Lyrics:
Please bury me with it.
"Bury Me With It" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Please bury that weapon!
Original Lyrics:
Please bury me with it.
"Classy Plastic Lumber" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Connect your wifi to a modem
Original Lyrics:
Connect your wood feet to a motor
"Classy Plastic Lumber" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Lift the bat wing off your molar
And let the dust fall off your tongue.
Original Lyrics:
Lift the bad weight off your mullet
And let the thoughts fall off your tongue.
"Dashboard"
Misheard Lyrics:
It was a tight ass that ass
Original Lyrics:
It wasn't quite as bad as
"Doin' The Cockroach"
Misheard Lyrics:
Another writer, he was a talker.
Original Lyrics:
Another rider, he was a talker.
"Doin' The Cockroach"
Misheard Lyrics:
Doin' the cockroach dance.
Original Lyrics:
Doin' the cockroach, yeah.
"Doin' The Cockroach"
Misheard Lyrics:
Doin' the cockroach jam.
Original Lyrics:
Doin' the cockroach, yeah.
"Float On" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
All right already, we'll all float on a raft.
Original Lyrics:
All right already, we'll all float on all right.
"Float On" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't worry, even if things end up a b**** too heavy.
Original Lyrics:
Don't worry, even if things end up a bit too heavy.
"Float On" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't worry, we'll all float on a cake.
Original Lyrics:
Don't worry, we'll all float on, okay?
"Float On" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I backed my car into a caca the other day.
Original Lyrics:
I backed my car into a cop car the other day.
"Float On" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I backed my car into a cop's arm the other day.
Original Lyrics:
I backed my car into a cop car the other day.
"Float On" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I backed my car into a parked car the other day.
Original Lyrics:
I backed my car into a cop car the other day.
"Float On" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I ran my mouth off a bit too much
I'll walk it off later.
Original Lyrics:
I ran my mouth off a bit too much
oh what can i say
"Float On" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It was worth it just to learn some sly lightning.
Original Lyrics:
It was worth it just to learn some sleight of hand.
"Float On" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
We'll all float on the pavement
AND
I ray ma mow on a b****
Original Lyrics:
We'll all float on OK
AND
I raise my mouth up a bit
"Float On" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, a picture maker took every last dime with that scam
Don't worry even if things end for a bit.
Original Lyrics:
Well, a fake Jamaican took every last dime with a scam
It was worth it even if things end up a bit to heavy.
"Gravity Rides Everything" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, Car-see. Carno. Right now
Original Lyrics:
Oh gotta see, Gotta Know, right now.
"Lounge"
Misheard Lyrics:
The car was crushed, and it had no heat.
Original Lyrics:
The car was cush, but had no heat.
"Missed The Boat"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, and I wrote this song myself.
Original Lyrics:
Oh, and I know this all myself.
"Ocean Breathes Salty" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The ocean breeze is salty.
Original Lyrics:
The ocean breathes salty.
"Ocean Breathes Salty" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
When Tom and I shook hands and said "Goodbye"
Original Lyrics:
When time and life shook hands and said "Goodbye"
"One Chance" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just a bottle, just a bottle a day.
Original Lyrics:
I'm just a box, just a box in a cage.
"One Chance" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just a box, just a box of candied yams.
I'm just a box, just a box of candied yams.
Original Lyrics:
I'm just a box, just a box in a cage
I'm just a box, just a box in a cage.
"Out Of Gas"
Misheard Lyrics:
A p***s were like kittens. or My pennies were like kittens.
Original Lyrics:
Opinions were like kittens.
"The Stars Are Projectors" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
In my last sex life
Original Lyrics:
In the last second of life
"Trailer Trash"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eating Stouffers with plastic forks.
Original Lyrics:
Eating snowflakes with plastic forks.
"Trailer Trash"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eating snowflakes with clogged pores.
Original Lyrics:
Eating snowflakes with plastic forks.
"Trailer Trash"
Misheard Lyrics:
We should grease up, this watch of mine.
Original Lyrics:
Which agrees with this watch of mine.
"Tundra/Desert"
Misheard Lyrics:
We seem to be naked.
Original Lyrics:
Here's the soon to be anchor.

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