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Misheard Song Lyrics -> Artist -> S -> Semisonic

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 Semisonic 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 4 misheard song lyrics for Semisonic on amIright currently.

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"Closing Time" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I know who would wonder, take me home
Original Lyrics:
I know who would want to take me home
"Closing Time" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
One less call for alcohol
So vanish your whiskey or beer
Original Lyrics:
One last call for alcohol
So finish your whiskey or beer
Generally, this song appears to be about the time a bar is closing, hence the altered term, "last call".
"Closing Time" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
So gather up your jackets, moving to the exits.
So gather up your jackets, move into the exits.
Original Lyrics:
So gather up your jackets, move it to the exits.
"F.N.T." (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You seem naked, want a temporary saviour.
Original Lyrics:
The scene makin', want a temporary saviour

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