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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 Travis 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 34 misheard song lyrics for Travis on amIright currently.

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"Blue Flashing Light"
Misheard Lyrics:
Glack saturday night
Original Lyrics:
Last saturday night
"Blue Flashing Light"
Misheard Lyrics:
No they never called never called
never body ever call me a name
Original Lyrics:
No they never called never called
never bloody ever call me a name
"Coming Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mother see you coming around
Original Lyrics:
Never see you coming around
"Coming Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mothers see it coming around.
or
Never see it coming around.
or
Mothers see you coming around.
Original Lyrics:
Never see you coming around.
After listening to various studio and live versions, I'm still not sure which of the four lyric phrases is correct. Although Travis usually puts their lyrics in their CD booklets, this song was released as a single not on their major albums. It does appear, however, on their Singles CD, but I have not yet looked in that booklet to see if the correct lyrics are there.
"Driftwood" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Just driftwood, follow and discover.
Original Lyrics:
Just driftwood, hollow and of no use.
"Driftwood" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Nobody lives in Ireland
Everyone had to go.
Original Lyrics:
Nobody is an island
Everyone had to go.
"Driftwood" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You're driftwood, floating on the water
Breaking into pieces, Reeses pieces.
Original Lyrics:
You're driftwood, floating underwater
Breaking into pieces,pieces, pieces.
"Driftwood" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You're driftwood, floating on the water
Original Lyrics:
You're driftwood, floating underwater
"Re-Offender"
Misheard Lyrics:
You say you're so real
Then you do it again, you do it again.
Original Lyrics:
You say you're sorry
Then you do it again, you do it again.
"Safe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take all the goods from all the bats
Original Lyrics:
Take all the goods from all the bads
"Selfish Jean"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jews, thanks for everything
Original Lyrics:
Cheers, thanks for everything
"Side"
Misheard Lyrics:
But life is both the major and the monarchy
Original Lyrics:
But life is both the major and the minor key
"Side"
Misheard Lyrics:
The circle only hurts inside
Original Lyrics:
The circle only has one side
"Side"
Misheard Lyrics:
The prices on the street are on the other side
Original Lyrics:
The grass is always greener on the other side
"Sing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, there's something going on Tuesday
Original Lyrics:
Baby, there's something going on today
"Sing"
Misheard Lyrics:
But if you swing swing, swing, swing swing swing
Original Lyrics:
But if you sing sing, sing, sing sing sing
Fran Healy actually got the idea for this song when he had mtv on with the sound down, and he just started sing 'swing, swing, swing' which eventually turned into 'sing, sing sing!!!' *Weird but true..*
"Sing"
Misheard Lyrics:
For the love you bring
Want me to think
Unless you sing.
Original Lyrics:
For the love you bring
Won't mean a thing
Unless you sing.
"Sing"
Misheard Lyrics:
For the love you bring
Warmth you bring
Unless you sing.
Original Lyrics:
For the love you bring
Won't mean a thing
Unless you sing.
"Sing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shirley, you've been going to Hurley.
Original Lyrics:
Surely, you've been going to early.
"Sing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sid
Original Lyrics:
Sing
"The Cage"
Misheard Lyrics:
You broke my soul, dear
You stole the plot.
Original Lyrics:
You broke my soul, dear
You stole the blood.
"The Last Laugh of the Laughter" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It's the last laugh of the laughter
sur the Daniel, pudge do shaft beads
Original Lyrics:
It's the last laugh of the laughter
sur la dernier page du chaptire
"The Last Laugh of the Laughter" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
When the spotlight drifts away
My vee sell a vee
When the blue sky turns to grey
My vee took my vee
Original Lyrics:
When the spotlight drifts away
Ma vie c'est la vie
When the blue sky turns to grey
Ma vie tout ma vie
"Why Does It Always Rain On Me?" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got my mind and syphillus
Original Lyrics:
I've got my mind on something else
"Why Does It Always Rain On Me?" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Is it because I lack a little sympathy?
Original Lyrics:
Is it because I lied when I was seventeen?
"Why Does It Always Rain On Me?" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Is it black and white when I was seventeen?
Original Lyrics:
Is it because I lied when I was seventeen?
"Why Does It Always Rain On Me?" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Still I can't fall asleep.
Original Lyrics:
Still life on a shelf when.
"Why Does It Always Rain On Me?" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Still I fall a chef when
Original Lyrics:
Still life on a shelf when
"Why Does It Always Rain On Me?" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Where did the blue sky grow old?
Original Lyrics:
Where did the blue sky go, oh?
"Why Does It Always Rain On Me?" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Why does it always rain on me?
Is it because I live in a submarine?
Original Lyrics:
Why does it always rain on me?
Is it because I lied when I was seventeen?
"Why Does It Always Rain on Me?" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got my mind, its simple touch
Original Lyrics:
I've got my mind on something else
"Why Does It Always Rain on Me?" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Is it because I like the number seventeen?
Original Lyrics:
Is it because I lied when I was seventeen?
"Why Does It Always Rain on Me?" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It is because I died when I was seventeen
Original Lyrics:
It is because I lied when I was seventeen
"Why Does it Always Rain On Me?" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Still I'm a fan of Sheff Wed.
Original Lyrics:
Still life on a shelf when

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