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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 Strokes 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 53 misheard song lyrics for The Strokes on amIright currently.

"12:51"
Misheard Lyrics:
F*** our way to the border.
Original Lyrics:
F*** going to the party.
"12:51"
Misheard Lyrics:
F*** the mental retarded.
Original Lyrics:
F*** going to that party.
"12:51"
Misheard Lyrics:
Talk to me 'cause I'm bored now
Your friend's all drunk 'cause I told her.
Original Lyrics:
Talk to me, now I'm older
My friend told you 'cause I told her.
"12:51"
Misheard Lyrics:
We can go and get Faygos
F*** acting like we're heteros.
Original Lyrics:
We can go and get 40s
F*** going to that party.
"12:51"
Misheard Lyrics:
We were tense for sure
But we was cockfighting.
Original Lyrics:
We were tense for sure
But we was confident.
"Alone, Together" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He knows it's just a fact to kill to survive
He's earning dollars you won't get in your life
Let's some poor soul work 3 hours a day
The world is over but I don't care cause...
or
He knows it's just a fact to kill to survive
He's earning dollars you won't get in your life
Let's suck my balls 3 hours a day
The world is over but I don't care cause...
Original Lyrics:
He knows it's just a fact to kill to survive
He's earning dollars you won't get in your life
Let's suck more blood, let's work 3 hours a day
The world is over but I don't care cause...
"Alone, Together" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He knows it's just a fact to kill to survive
He's earning dollars, you won't get in your life.
or
He knows it's justified to kill to survive
He then in dollars makes more dead than alive.
Original Lyrics:
He knows it's just a fact to kill to survive
He's earning dollars when you're giving your life.
"Barely Llegal" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Together again
Like Dorothy and Em
It all worked somehow in the end.
Original Lyrics:
Together again
Like the beginnin'
It all works somehow in the end.
"Hard To Explain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Christmas carol like that.
Original Lyrics:
Raised in Carolina.
"Hard To Explain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Christmas carol like that.
Original Lyrics:
Raised in Carolina.
"Hard To Explain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Grace and Carol Lyler
I'm not like that.
Original Lyrics:
Raised in Carolina
I'm not like that.
"Hard To Explain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He said, 'Carolina'.
Original Lyrics:
Raised in Carolina
"Hard To Explain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm ever so pleased
Pretend to be nice so I can be me.
Original Lyrics:
I'm nervous, so please
Pretend to be nice so I can be mean.
"Hard To Explain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Listen Carolina
Original Lyrics:
Raised in Carolina
"Hard To Explain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Mister Airliner
Original Lyrics:
Raised in Carolina.
"Hard To Explain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Trying to remind me, but
I'm not like that.
Original Lyrics:
Raised in Carolina
I'm not like that.
"Hard To Explain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
We should sell ideas.
Original Lyrics:
We shared some ideas.
"Is This It?" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
If I was like him
All dissin' his pa.
Original Lyrics:
If I was like him
All p***ed in this bar.
"Juicebox"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, big boy, won't you come over here?
Original Lyrics:
Hey now, won't you come over here?
"Last Nite" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Those fish lips, they won't understand
or
And specialists, they won't understand
or
And specialists, they won't understand
Original Lyrics:
In spaceships they won't understand
"Last Nite" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Last night she said, 'Oh baby I feel so dumb.'
Original Lyrics:
Last night she said, 'Oh baby I feel so down.'
"Last Nite" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The croissants, they won't understand.
Original Lyrics:
Your grandsons, they won't understand.
"NYC Cops"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mirrors in the bedroom
She said time to go now.
Original Lyrics:
Nina's in the bedroom
She said time to go now.
"New York City Cops"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here in the streets of 'Merican nights
Original Lyrics:
Here in the streets so mechanised
"New York City Cops"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here in the streets of American nights.
Original Lyrics:
Here in the streets so mechanized
"New York City Cops"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here in the streets, I'm Mack the Knife
or
Here in the streets of Mecca-night
or
Here in the streets of Mecca-night
Original Lyrics:
Here in the streets so mechanised
"New York City Cops"
Misheard Lyrics:
Honey I like flowers but you just like dirt
or
Honey I like Wally but you just like Turks
or
Honey I like Wally but you just like Turks
Original Lyrics:
They act like Romans, but they dress like Turks
"New York City Cops"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lemurs in the bedroom
She said, 'Time to go down.'
Original Lyrics:
Nina's in the bedroom
She said, 'Time to go now.'
"New York City Cops"
Misheard Lyrics:
New York City cops
New York City cops
New York City cops
They make you smile.
Original Lyrics:
New York City cops
New York City cops
New York City cops
They ain't so smart.
"New York City Cops"
Misheard Lyrics:
New York City girls
New York City girls
New York City girls
They are to smile.
Original Lyrics:
New York City cops
New York City cops
New York City cops
They ain't so smart.
"New York City Cops"
Misheard Lyrics:
New York synagogue
Original Lyrics:
New York City cops
"New York City Cops"
Misheard Lyrics:
They act like walrus but they dress like Turks.
Original Lyrics:
They act like Romans but they dress like Turks.
"New York City Cops"
Misheard Lyrics:
They dress like Ron Wood
But they act like tarts
Original Lyrics:
They dress like Romans
But they act like Turks.
"New York City Cops"
Misheard Lyrics:
We don't sit in cars
We don't sit in cars
We don't sit in cars
That ain't so smart.
Original Lyrics:
New York City cops
New York City cops
New York City cops
They ain't so smart.
"New York City Cops"
Misheard Lyrics:
We like Santa Claus.
Original Lyrics:
New York City cops
"Red Light"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh please,
Leave me alone tonight,
Before I get depressed.
Original Lyrics:
Oh please,
Leave me alone tonight,
Forget the past.
"Reptilia" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The room is on fire
Cheese sticks in her hair.
Original Lyrics:
The room is on fire
She's fixing her hair.
"Soma" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Racing against sun beams
Losing against their dreams
Original Lyrics:
Racing against sun beams
Losing against fig trees
"Someday" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Maya says, 'I'm lacking in depth'.
Original Lyrics:
My ex said I'm lacking in depth.
"Someday" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Maya says, 'I'm lacking in depth'.
Original Lyrics:
My ex says, 'I'm lacking in depth'.
"Someday" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My a** is alackin' in depth.
Original Lyrics:
My ex says, 'I'm lacking in depth.'
"Someday" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My a** says, 'I'm lacking in depth.'
Original Lyrics:
Maya says, 'I'm lacking in depth.'
"Someday" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My assets are lacking in death.
Original Lyrics:
Maya says, 'I'm lacking in depth'.
"Someday" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My ex said I'm lacking in depth.
Original Lyrics:
Maya said I'm lacking in depth.
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"Someday" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My ex says I'm lacking in depth.
Original Lyrics:
Maya says, 'I'm lacking in depth'.
"Someday" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My ex says I'm lacking in depth
Original Lyrics:
Maya says I'm lacking in depth.
"Someday" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You said, 'You walnut, stay by my side.'
Original Lyrics:
You said, 'You wanna stay by my side.'
"The Modern Age" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
A-glug glug glug glug glug glug...
Original Lyrics:
A-go go go go go go...
"Under Control" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't wanna do it, your w****
I don't wanna give it to ya, your w****.
Original Lyrics:
I don't wanna do it your way
I don't wanna give it to ya your way.
"You Only Live Once"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain't countless odd regions, too
It doesn't matter which you choose.
Original Lyrics:
And countless odd religions, too
It doesn't matter which you choose.

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