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Misheard Song Lyrics -> Artist -> N -> The National

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 National 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 9 misheard song lyrics for The National on amIright currently.

"About Today"
Misheard Lyrics:
Egypt walked away
Original Lyrics:
You just walked away
"Anyone's Ghost"
Misheard Lyrics:
Didn't want to be your goat
Didn't want to be anyone's goat
Original Lyrics:
Didn't want to be your ghost
Didn't want to be anyone's ghost
"Apartment Story"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sleep in our clothes and wait for women to leave
Original Lyrics:
Sleep in our clothes and wait for winter to leave
"Beautiful Head"
Misheard Lyrics:
You’re murdering me lately
Original Lyrics:
You’re measuring me lately
"Don't Swallow The Cap"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't swallow the cat
Original Lyrics:
Don't swallow the cap
"Lemonworld"
Misheard Lyrics:
Living or dying in the open means nothing to me
But it will take about a war to kill a college man like me
Original Lyrics:
Living or dying in New York it means nothing to me
But it will take a better war to kill a college man like me
"Looking for Astronauts"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're out looking for restaurants
Looking for restaurants
Original Lyrics:
We're out looking for astronauts
Looking for astronauts
"Mistaken For Strangers"
Misheard Lyrics:
Glazing movie
I look and fall into the unmagnificent lives of adults
Original Lyrics:
Glazing over
Elegant fall into the unmagnificent lives of adults
"Racing Like a Pro"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your mind is racing like a pronoun
Original Lyrics:
Your mind is racing like a pro now

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