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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 The Stranglers 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 119 misheard song lyrics for The Stranglers on amIright currently.

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"96 Tears" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You're gonna cry 1960's.
Original Lyrics:
You're gonna cry 96 tears.
"Always The Sun" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
How many times have you been told
That you're a nasty old get?
Original Lyrics:
How many times have you been told
If you don't ask you don't get?
"Always The Sun" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
How many times have you seen in the papers
Abortion to blame?
Original Lyrics:
How many times have you seen the papers
Apportion the blame?
"Bear Cage" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I want cars
Original Lyrics:
I work hard
"Bear Cage" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You can keep your Brussels and Amsterdam Give me back my summer in Preston, man But they still got beach police over there Drawing lines on a map just to show I'm there
Original Lyrics:
You can keep your Brussels and Amsterdam Give me back my summer in Dresden, man But they still got peace police over there Drawing lines on a map just to show I'm there
"Dagenham Dave" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My baby hit that water high.
Original Lyrics:
I bet he hit that water high.
"Dagenham Dave" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My belly hit that water high.
Original Lyrics:
I bet he hit that water high.
"Duchess" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And the Martians are puking up, God forbid.
Original Lyrics:
And the Rodney's are queueing up, God forbid
"Duchess" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And the Romans are queueing up.
Original Lyrics:
And the Rodney's are queueing up.
"Duchess" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And the nonces are going up, God forbid
Original Lyrics:
And the Rodney's are queueing up, God forbid
"Duchess" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And the nonces are going up, God forbid
Original Lyrics:
And the Rodney's are queueing up, God forbid
"Duchess" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Says she's a Nerys, sits in her terrace
Original Lyrics:
Says she's an heiress, sits in her terrace
"European Female" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I knew she was a beeline
Original Lyrics:
I knew she was a feline
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Eleanor Brown with Golden Brown
Original Lyrics:
Never a frown with Golden Brown
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Every time, just like the last
I'm her ship tied to the mast
OR
I'm her sheep tied to the mast
To distant lands takes both my hands
Never aground with golden brown
Golden brown, final temptress
Through the ages she's getting worse
Original Lyrics:
Every time, just like the last
On her ship tied to the mast
To distant lands takes both my hands
Never a frown with golden brown
Golden brown, finer temptress
Through the ages she's heading west
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Finer dentures
Original Lyrics:
Finer temptress
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Golden brown crispy like sun
Original Lyrics:
Golden brown texture like sun
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Golden brown
Texture like sun lays me down
With my mancherons.
Original Lyrics:
Golden brown
Texture like sun lays me down
With my mind, she runs.
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Golden brown
Texture like sun lays me down
With my mancherons
Original Lyrics:
Golden brown
Texture like sun lays me down
With my mind, she runs.
Even though this is what I heard, I knew it was wrong because the word "mancherons" was made up and nonsensical... or so I thought! In fact it can be:
1. A sleeve used as a charge in French heraldry
2. An ornamental trimming on the upper part of a sleeve
(see: http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/mancheron)
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Gorden Brown
Original Lyrics:
Change golden
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Gordon Brown
Original Lyrics:
Golden Brown
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm the s***, type-2 dumba**.
Original Lyrics:
On her ship, tied to the mast.
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Layes me down with my mash heroes.
Original Lyrics:
Lays me down with my mind she runs.
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Layes me down with my mash heroes
Original Lyrics:
Lays me down with my mind she runs
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Lays me down in my white chinos.
Original Lyrics:
Lays me down with my mind she runs.
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Lays me down with my Cheerios
Original Lyrics:
Lays me down with my mind she runs
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Lays me down with my Manchurians
Original Lyrics:
Lays me down with my might she runs
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Lays me down with my machine gun
Original Lyrics:
Lays me down with my mind she runs
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Lays me down with my machine-o
Original Lyrics:
Lays me down with my mind she runs
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Lays me down with my micheerons.
Original Lyrics:
Lays me down with my mind she runs.
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Lays me down with my munchie runs.
Original Lyrics:
Lays me down with my mind she runs.
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Lays me down, with my machine guns
OR
Lays me down, with my machine runs
Throughout the night, no need to fuss
(Later)
Every time, just like the lost
Original Lyrics:
Lays me down, with my mind she runs
Throughout the night, no need to fight
(Later)
Every time, just like the last
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Never a crown with golden brown
Original Lyrics:
Never a frown with golden brown
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Never a frown with Golden Brau.
Original Lyrics:
Never a frown with golden brown.
Golden Brau is a beer.
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Never a frown, with Gordon Brown
Original Lyrics:
Never a frown, with golden brown
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
No need to fart
Original Lyrics:
No need to fight
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Two distant lambs takes both my hands
Original Lyrics:
To distant lands takes both my hands
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
With high s***, she runs.
Original Lyrics:
With my mind, she runs.
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
With marmite, she runs.
Original Lyrics:
With my mind, she runs.
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
With my mam, Sheila
Original Lyrics:
With my mind, she runs.
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
With my man Chino
Original Lyrics:
With my mind she runs
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
With my man, Sheba
Original Lyrics:
With my mind, she runs.
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
With my mancheeros
Original Lyrics:
With my mind she runs
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
With my mancheiros
Original Lyrics:
With my mind, she runs.
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
With my mansheeruns
Original Lyrics:
With my mind she runs
"Golden Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
With my mashima
Original Lyrics:
With my mind she runs.
"Goodbye Toulouse" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Your catfish tells the tale beside the milliner
Original Lyrics:
your cafes tell the tale of saddened millionaires
"Nice 'n' Sleazy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Kind of climber waiting
Original Lyrics:
Kind of climate waiting
"Nice In Nice" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She smiles at graveyards...hot!
Original Lyrics:
She smiles and breaks your heart.
"No More Heroes" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He got a nice p**** that made his ears burn.
Original Lyrics:
He got an ice-pick that made his ears burn.
"No More Heroes" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He got a nice pig
Original Lyrics:
He got an ice pick
"No More Heroes" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
They washed their own bum.
Original Lyrics:
They watched their Rome burn.
"No More Heroes" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
They watched Jerome burn
Original Lyrics:
They watched their Rome burn.
"No More Heroes" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Whatever happened to dear old Lenny?
The great Elvira, and Santa Panda?
Original Lyrics:
Whatever happened to dear old Lenny?
The great Elmyra, and Sancho Panza?
"No More Heroes" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Whatever happened to the Beatles?
Original Lyrics:
Whatever happened to the heroes?
"No More Heroes" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Whatever happened to the Zero Glennit
The great Almera, essential panzer?
Original Lyrics:
Whatever happened to dear old Lenny?
The great Elmyra, and Sancho Panza?
"No More Heroes" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Whatever happenned to all the heroes?
Of the Shakespeare rose
They watched their own burn.
Original Lyrics:
Whatever happenned to all the heroes?
All the Shakespearos
They watched their Rome burn.
"No More Heroes" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Whatever happned to all the heroes?
All the Shakespearos
They wash their own bums.
Original Lyrics:
Whatever happenned to all the heroes?
All the Shakespearos
They watched their Rome burn.
"Nuclear Device (The Wizard of Aus)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm the Wizard of Oz
Original Lyrics:
I'm the Wizard of Aus
Yes, they are trying to be puny!
"Peaches"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rub it all over my p***s skin.
Original Lyrics:
Rub it all over my peeling skin
"Peaches"
Misheard Lyrics:
Walking on the beaches
Looking at the b*tches
Original Lyrics:
Walking on the beaches
Looking at the peaches
"Peaches"
Misheard Lyrics:
Walking on the beaches
Looking at the features
Original Lyrics:
Walking on the beaches
Looking at the peaches
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Beauty's only Cindy
Original Lyrics:
Beauty's only skin deep
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Beauty's only skating
Original Lyrics:
Beauty's only skin deep
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better beware of the skinned knees
Original Lyrics:
Better beware of the skin deep.
We couldn't get it out of our heads ..we both went about busting into song..singing that part of the song for rest of the night..
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better beware of the skinnies.
Original Lyrics:
Better beware of the skin deep.
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better look out for the string bean.
Original Lyrics:
Better look out for the skin deep.
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better wash out your foreskin deep
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch our for the Schoolies
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the Skin Deep.
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better beware of the string bean
or
Better watch out for West Indies
or
Better watch out for West Indies
Original Lyrics:
Better beware of the skin deep
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the Goonies
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the School Dean.
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the Skin Deep.
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the Scoobies.
Original Lyrics:
Better beware of the skin deep.
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the Scoobies.
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep.
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the Scribblies.
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep.
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the Scrimleys.
Original Lyrics:
Better beware of the skin deep.
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the Skimby
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the bindis.
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the goonies.
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep.
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the queen bee
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skindeep
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the schoolies.
Original Lyrics:
Better beware of the skin deep.
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the schoolies.
Original Lyrics:
Better look out for the skin deep.
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the schoolies
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the schooners.
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the scooby
or
Better watch out for the skinned knee
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the scoondig.
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep.
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the shin beef.
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep.
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the shindig.
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep.
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the stoolies
or
Better watch out for the schoolies
or
Better watch out for the skinless
or
Better watch out for the skinless
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skinless.
or
Better watch out for the schoolies.
or
Better watch out for the stoolies.
or
Better watch out for the scoopies.
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep.
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the squiglies
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the stringbean.
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep.
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the tea leaves
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the tree
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for your Goolies
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep.
"Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You better watch out for the schoolies.
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep.
"Something Better Change" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You're sublime to see it
Original Lyrics:
You're too blind to see it
"Sometimes" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Morbid fastestation
Original Lyrics:
Morbid fascination
"Sometimes" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Morbid fastestation
Original Lyrics:
You're way past your station.
"Spain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
But the place you got cotton pants
And you look likeable in a shiny top.
Original Lyrics:
But the pleasure got caught in pain
Ended up like the bull in the china shop.
"Spain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
We knew that it was a vat for sale.
Original Lyrics:
We knew that it was love at first sight.
"Strange Little Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And she found all things gold
Original Lyrics:
And she found all things cold
"Strange Little Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Leaving home and the country bear
Original Lyrics:
Leaving home and the country fair
"Tank"
Misheard Lyrics:
Save up and get my very own missile launch
Original Lyrics:
Save up and get my very own slr
"The Skin Deep"
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the Steam Age.
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep.
"The Skin Deep"
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the scampi.
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep.
"The Skin Deep"
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skimpies
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep.
"The Skin Deep"
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the strychnine
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep.
"The Skin Deep"
Misheard Lyrics:
Better watch out for the strychnine
Original Lyrics:
Better watch out for the skin deep.
"Toiler On The Sea"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was a tiler on the seat.
Original Lyrics:
I was a toiler on the sea.
"Toiler On The Sea"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was a toilet on the sea.
Original Lyrics:
I was a toiler on the sea.
"Toiler On The Sea"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was a toilet under siege
Original Lyrics:
I was a toiler on the sea.
"Toiler On The Sea"
Misheard Lyrics:
I went to toilet on the seat
Original Lyrics:
I was a toiler on the sea.
Since I first heard the song I have sung the words "I went to toilet on the seat, and even after learning the correct words still sing it as "I went to toilet on the seat! "
"Toiler on the Sea"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was a toilet on the seat
Original Lyrics:
I was a toiler on the sea
"Who Wants the World" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Got nothing from a dream
or
Got nothing from a train
Original Lyrics:
Got nothing from a tree

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