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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 Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark 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 30 misheard song lyrics for Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark on amIright currently.

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"Bunker Soldiers"
Misheard Lyrics:
Their cocky uniforms are so repulsive.
Original Lyrics:
Though khaki uniforms are universal .
"Electricity" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He lies to succeed
Nuclear and HCP
Carbon fields and francis
We still like to succeed
Original Lyrics:
Electricity
Nuclear and HEP
Carbon fuels from the sea
Wasted electricity
"Enola Gay" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
A holy gay
Original Lyrics:
Enola Gay
"Enola Gay" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Alone again
Original Lyrics:
Enola Gay
"Enola Gay" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Colisious novel
Original Lyrics:
Condition's normal and you're coming home.
"Enola Gay" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Eluscious novel affikomen ho. (El-lou-shus novel ah-fee-koe-men ho)
Original Lyrics:
Condition's normal and you're coming home.
An 'affikomen' is the hidden matzoh that the children are supposed to find in a Passover Seder.
"Enola Gay" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It's all a game.
Original Lyrics:
Enola Gay
"Enola Gay" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It's eight fifteen, and that's the Chinaman's jelly bean
Original Lyrics:
It's eight fifteen, and that's the time that it's always been
"Enola Gay" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It's eight fifteen, unless in China, food is always clean
Original Lyrics:
It's eight fifteen, and that's the time that it's always been
"Enola Gay" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You know the game
Original Lyrics:
Enola Gay
"Forever Live And Die"
Misheard Lyrics:
I have an O, I have an O, I have an O
Original Lyrics:
I never know, I never know, I never Know
"Forever Live And Die"
Misheard Lyrics:
I never wanted an oven
Original Lyrics:
I never wanted another
"If You Leave"
Misheard Lyrics:
I Dutch you once
I Dutch you twice
I won't let go at Enterprise
Original Lyrics:
I touch you once
I touch you twice
I won't let go at any price
Editor's note: I know it is common to refer to this band by its initials, but they never recorded that way. All of their albums have their full name, spelled out, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, so please be consistent and use the full name of this group. Thank you.
"If You Leave"
Misheard Lyrics:
I touch you once, I touch you twice,
I won't let go Miami Vice
Original Lyrics:
I touch you once, I touch you twice,
I won't let go at any price
"If You Leave"
Misheard Lyrics:
I touch you once, I touch you twice
I won't let go at anytime.
Original Lyrics:
I touch you once, I touch you twice
I won't let go at any price.
"If You Leave"
Misheard Lyrics:
I won't let go at your advice
Original Lyrics:
I won't let go at any price
"If You Leave"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you believe, I won't cry,
I won't waste one single tear.
Original Lyrics:
If you leave, I won't cry,
I won't waste one single day.
"If You Leave"
Misheard Lyrics:
Seven years when under the bridge
Like time's fading swill
Original Lyrics:
Seven years went under the bridge
Like time was standing still
"If You Leave"
Misheard Lyrics:
We always had time on our sides
But now it's fading fast.
Original Lyrics:
With hours left, time on our sides
But now it's fading fast.
"Sailing On The Seven Seas" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The hefty eye won't see tonight.
Original Lyrics:
The FBI won't sleep tonight.
"Secret" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Every day you're always there
You can't f*** me and make me feel it's worth my while.
Original Lyrics:
Every day you're always there
You comfort me and make feel it's worth my while.
"Secret" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Every day you're always there
You come fuck me
And make me feel it's worth my while.
Original Lyrics:
Every day you're always there
You comfort me
And make me feel it's worth my while.
"So In Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Harder to hold
Farther to sold
It's hard to believe
I'm so in love with you.
Original Lyrics:
Heaven is cold
Without any soul
It's hard to believe
I was so in love with you.
"So In Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now all is gone
Fathered a son
It's hard to believe
I was so in love with you.
Original Lyrics:
Heaven is cold
Without any soul
It's hard to believe
I was so in love with you.
"So In Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Talk to me, don't lie to me
Say your prayers
Original Lyrics:
Talk to me, don't lie to me
Save your breath
"Telegraph"
Misheard Lyrics:
God has a telegraph
Original Lyrics:
We've got the telegraph
"The Pacific Age"
Misheard Lyrics:
The Specific Age
Original Lyrics:
The Pacific Age
"Walking On The Milky Way" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My bed was full of blood and screams.
Original Lyrics:
My head was full of brilliant dreams.
"Walking On The Milky Way" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Walking on the beach, Stop acting like a wheel tub
Original Lyrics:
Walking on the big stuff, Acting like we're real tough
"Walking On The Milky Way" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Wearing all that pink fluff
Acting like we're real tough.
Original Lyrics:
Walking on the big stuff
Acting like we're real tough.

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