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Misheard Song Lyrics -> Artist -> N -> Gary Numan

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 Gary Numan 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 40 misheard song lyrics for Gary Numan on amIright currently.

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"1930s Rust"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now just shut your mouth
And don't spoil the view or nothing else for me.
Original Lyrics:
Now just shut your mouth
This point of view appeals to me.
"1930s Rust"
Misheard Lyrics:
The umpire don't believe.
Original Lyrics:
That I don't believe.
"Are 'Friends' Electric?" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't think I'm an alien, do you?
Original Lyrics:
I don't think it meant anything to you.
"Are 'Friends' Electric?" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I mean, my house burned down.
Original Lyrics:
Only, mine's broke down.
"Are 'Friends' Electric?" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a man outside
And a local greyhound smoking a cigarette
Original Lyrics:
There's a man outside
In a long coat, grey hat, smoking a cigarette
"Cars" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And here in my car and now I'm starting to stink.
Original Lyrics:
And here in my car and now I'm starting to think.
The song is more audible in the Gary Numan and Fear Factory collaboration version found on the digipak of Fear Factory's 1998 album, Obsolete.
"Cars" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Beer in my car
Where the sewage flows out.
Original Lyrics:
Here in my car
Where the image breaks down.
"Cars" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Hearing my park
The engine breaks down.
Original Lyrics:
Here in my car
The image breaks down.
"Cars" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Here in my car
The engine breaks down
Original Lyrics:
Here in my car
The image breaks down
"Cars" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Here in my car I can not hear a thing
I can listen to you
In case we're sleeping four nights
In cars.
Original Lyrics:
Here in my car I can only receive
I can listen to you
It keeps me stable for days
In cars.
"Cars" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Here in my car I can only deceive
I can listen to you
And can be straight with four guys
In cars.
Original Lyrics:
Here in my car I can only receive
I can listen to you
It keeps me stable for days
In cars.
"Cars" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Here in my car I can only receive
I can listen to you
In case we staple four gays
In cars
Original Lyrics:
Here in my car I can only receive
I can listen to you
It keeps me stable for days
In cars
"Cars" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Here in my car I feel safe as the vault.
Original Lyrics:
Here in my car I feel safest of all.
"Cars" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Here in my car, I feel safe from all things
Original Lyrics:
Here in my car, I feel safest of all
"Cars" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Here in my car, I keep all these receipts
I can listen to you
In case stay for four nights
In cars.
Original Lyrics:
Here in my car, I can only receive
I can listen to you
It keeps me stable for days
In cars.
"Cars" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Here in my car
I can only receive
I can listen to you
In case we staple fur dice
In cars.
Original Lyrics:
Here in my car
I can only receive
I can listen to you
It keeps me stable for days
In cars.
"Cars" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Here in my car
When the engine revs down.
Original Lyrics:
Here in my car
Where the image breaks down.
"Cars" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I keeps me safe with four eyes
In cars.
Original Lyrics:
It keeps me stable for days
In cars.
"Cars" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Someday we'll all live
In cars
Original Lyrics:
It's the only way to live
In cars
"Dance" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And I would die for you
And I cry, too
And I would sign a ring.
Original Lyrics:
And I would die for you
And I cry, too
And I would sing the rain.
"Don't Be A Dummy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dope your dummy.
Original Lyrics:
Don't be a dummy.
Used in an advert for Lee Cooper jeans in the UK in 1979 as well as hitting the lower reaches of the UK Top 40 in the same year.
"Down In The Park" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Down in the park
Where the madmen make their machines
And play `kill-by-numbers'
Down in the park with a francophile.
Original Lyrics:
Down in the park
Where the Machmen meet the machines
And play `kill-by-numbers'
Down in the park with a friend called `Five'.
"Down In The Park" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Down in the park
Where the madmen meet with machetes
Play `kill-nine-one day'
Down in the park with friends of mine.
Original Lyrics:
Down in the park
Where the Machmen meet the machines
And play `kill-by-numbers'
Down in the park with a friend called `Five'.
"Down In The Park" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Down in the park with the jaundice,
Dead, dead, dead until the sun cries morning
Original Lyrics:
Down in the park where the chant is
'Death, Death, Death' until the sun cries morning
"I Can't Breathe"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm scared to wake up and taste ice cream.
Original Lyrics:
I'm scared to wake up in case I scream.
"I Can't Breathe"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm so afraid of cornbread
Original Lyrics:
I'm so afraid, I can't breathe
"I Can't Stop"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't stop it, I can't stop piddling.
Original Lyrics:
I can't stop it, I can't stop it again.
"In A Dark Place" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Sometimes I call out for you
And sometimes I'm a creep.
Original Lyrics:
Sometimes I call out for you
And sometimes I'm afraid.
"In A Dark Place" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Sometimes I pull out for you
And sometimes I'm afraid.
Original Lyrics:
Sometimes I call out for you
And sometimes I'm afraid.
"It Must Have Been Years"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't you sit in the lighthouse
Original Lyrics:
Don't you see they're not like us
"Music For Chameleons" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
At 4 o'clock, we land
And I'll weigh your bag for you.
Original Lyrics:
At 4 o'clock, we land
And I'll wave my flag for you.
"My Shadow In Vain"
Misheard Lyrics:
I close up my brain and an elephant dies.
Original Lyrics:
I close up my brain and another friend dies.
"My Shadow In Vain"
Misheard Lyrics:
I close up my brain and another fart dies.
Original Lyrics:
I close up my brain and another friend dies.
"Telekon" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You are the Real One
You are the Real One
Original Lyrics:
You end on reel one
You end on reel one
"This Is My House" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I pinch a roll of your face.
Original Lyrics:
My picture of your face
"Tribal"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't like this, new wanker.
Original Lyrics:
I don't like this, new anger.
This lyric is on another Gary Numan song, 'Call Out the Dogs', but the misheard lyric is more prominent in this song.
"Tribal"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't like this, new wanker.
Original Lyrics:
I don't like this, new anger.
This song shares the same chorus with another Numan song, 'Call Out the Dogs'.
"War Games" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll lose it all up sleeve.
Original Lyrics:
I'll love it all and sleep.
"War Songs" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I lick the Darlek like you're supposed to.
Original Lyrics:
I like the dancer like you're supposed to.
"We Take Mystery" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
C** Bill Gates, letters like D.E.B.
Original Lyrics:
Confiscate letters like D.E.B.

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