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Misheard Song Lyrics -> Artist -> S -> The Shins

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 Shins 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 17 misheard song lyrics for The Shins on amIright currently.

"Australia"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know you'd trade your life for any ordinary GOB
Original Lyrics:
You know you'd trade your life for any ordinary Joe
"Caring Is Creepy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Aww, these f***ing birds won't quit.
Original Lyrics:
All these squawking birds won't quit.
"Caring Is Creepy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Under your dark skin
Hiding the fractured day again.
Original Lyrics:
Hail to your dark skin
Hiding the fact you're dead again.
"Girl Inform Me" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I can cut Mister Whelina.
Original Lyrics:
I can cut the mustard well enough.
"Girl Inform Me" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Is there nothing to do this entirely?
Original Lyrics:
Is there nothing to kill this anxiety?
"New Slang" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Go 'til you find a curse for this town.
Original Lyrics:
Gold teeth and a curse for this town
"New Slang" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Goat teeth and a curse for this town
Were all in my mouth.
Original Lyrics:
Gold teeth and a curse for this town
Were all in my mouth.
"New Slang" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Gold teeth are the curse of this town
And they're all in my mouth.
Original Lyrics:
Gold teeth and a curse for this town
Were all in my mouth.
"New Slang" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I danced like king of the a**h****.
Original Lyrics:
I danced like the kind of the eyesores.
"Phantom Limb"
Misheard Lyrics:
Another afternoon of the goat-head tunes
And pilfered boobs
Original Lyrics:
Another afternoon of the goat-head tunes
And pilfered booze
"Phantom Limb"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fading into cults
Original Lyrics:
Foals in winter coats
"Phantom Limb"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wankers of the north
Original Lyrics:
White girls of the north
"Saint Simon" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've found myself no monkey friends.
Original Lyrics:
Allow myself no mock defense.
"Saint Simon" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Nurse's eyes are blue.
Original Lyrics:
Mercy's eyes are blue.
"The Celibate Life" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You led the cinnamon pie.
Original Lyrics:
You led no celibate life.
"The Weird Divide"
Misheard Lyrics:
Seven days a Monday made
The mile to my house
And howdy doo a stroll with you.
Original Lyrics:
Several days a month you made
The mile to my house
And had me do a stroll with you.
"The Weird Divide"
Misheard Lyrics:
The similes of veiling trees
Original Lyrics:
The silver leaves of ailing trees

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