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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 Elliott Smith 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 29 misheard song lyrics for Elliott Smith on amIright currently.

"Alameda" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Face Down, breakfast of the Champions
Original Lyrics:
Face down, bow to the champion.
"Angeles" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
So glad to meet jews in Los Angelas.
Original Lyrics:
So glad to meet you, Angeles.
"Cupid's Trick" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Shoot Olivia.
Original Lyrics:
Should've lit me up.
"Cupid's Trick" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Shoot him in the arm.
Original Lyrics:
Should've lit me up.
"Cupid's Trick" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Should've been a cop.
Original Lyrics:
Should've lit me up.
"Everything Means Nothing To Me" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Someone in the future loves a statue, and it felt good.
or
Someone in the future loves a statue in a phone booth.
Original Lyrics:
Someone found the future as a statue in a fountain.
"Fond Farewell"
Misheard Lyrics:
B**** burning on a shining sheep
Original Lyrics:
Pitch burning on a shining sheet
"How to Take a Fall"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's one worse cover to cover,
P**sing in the stews.
Original Lyrics:
It's one word, cover-to-cover,
It's an endless fuse.
It really sounds a lot more like "P**sing in the stews". It's definitely not "It's an endless fuse", but I can't find the correct lyric anywhere so I'll just keep believing he had a bad experience in a restaurant once.
"Junk Bond Trader" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The Terminator's trying to steal my Doritos.
Original Lyrics:
The permenant installment of the daily dose.
"Memory Lane" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The major's name is Phil
His voice patrols the Bill.
Original Lyrics:
The mayor's name is fear
His voice patrols the pier.
"Miss Misery (Early Version)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't hold I lick your butt I keep a good attitude
Original Lyrics:
I can't hold my liquor but I keep a good attitude
"Miss Misery"
Misheard Lyrics:
Met in the park
Read the lowlights in my hair.
Original Lyrics:
We met in the park
Read the lines in my hand.
"Miss Misery"
Misheard Lyrics:
We met in the park
Read the lines in my head.
Original Lyrics:
A man in the park
Read the lines in my hand.
"No Name Number 5" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And everybody's going to class.
Original Lyrics:
Everybody's gone at last.
"Pitseleh" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
A silient kid is looking down a bag of rolls.
Original Lyrics:
A silent kid is looking down the barrel.
"Pretty Mary K" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
But the soldiers at the fort waved you away.
Original Lyrics:
But a soldier's uniform waved you away.
"Pretty Mary K" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Walked 'round the block to Doctor St. James.
Original Lyrics:
Walked down the dock and talked to St. James.
"Roman Candle" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a lucid, maybe.
Original Lyrics:
I'm hallucinating.
"Rose Parade" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And to march down the street
Like a deer-soaked bunny.
Original Lyrics:
And to march down the street
Like the Duracell bunny.
Actually, Energizer is the battery with a rabbit mascot, but I think he was a little confused.
"Say Yes" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Crickets spin, can't come to rest
I'm damaged bad at best.
Original Lyrics:
Crooked spin can't come to rest
I'm damaged bad at best.
"Son Of Sam" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Son of Sampson
Of a shining star
Original Lyrics:
Son of Sam
Son of a shining star
"Son Of Sam" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You fall down.
Original Lyrics:
King for a day
"Speed Trials" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
But it's a sure short, and as hard as your d***.
Original Lyrics:
But it's as sure as fate and as hard as your luck.
"Speed Trials" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Its just a free smile cold horse in your face
A lonely speed trial grilled ham in your plate.
Original Lyrics:
It's just a brief smile crossing your face
Running speed trials still standing in place.
"Speed Trial" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It's just a free smile
Cold horse in your face.
Original Lyrics:
It's just a brief smile
Crossing your face.
"Strung Out Again" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I know my parents hate my face.
Original Lyrics:
I know my place and hate my face.
"Stupidity Tries" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Another drunk unkeys the door.
or
I'm not a drunk, unkey my door.
Original Lyrics:
Another drunk conquistador
"The Worst Part Is Almost Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Black guys always watch the clock.
Original Lyrics:
Black eyes always watch the clock.
"Waltz #2 (xo)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm so glad that my name is Ramon
Original Lyrics:
I'm so glad that my memory's remote

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