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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 UB40 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 77 misheard song lyrics for UB40 on amIright currently.

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"Can't Help Falling In Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
As if we were broke, and deep to the sea
Darling so Rico, somethings were meant to be.
Original Lyrics:
As the river flows gently to the sea
Darling so it goes, some things were meant to be.
"Can't Help Falling In Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
As if we were through and deep to the sea
Darling so Rico, something's we meant to be.
Original Lyrics:
As the river flows gently to the sea
Darling so it goes, some things were meant to be.
"Can't Help Falling In Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shad(ow) my steps, would they be a scene?
Original Lyrics:
Shall I stay, would it be a sin?
"Can't Help Falling In Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
White men say, only fools love sheep,
but I can't help, falling in love with ewes
Original Lyrics:
Wise men say, only fools rush in,
but I can't help, falling in love with you
"Can't Help Falling In Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
White men say, only fools rush in
Original Lyrics:
Wise men say, only fools rush in
"Can't Help Falling In Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
White men say, only fools wear jeans.
Original Lyrics:
Wise men say, only fools rush in.
"Can't Help Falling In Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why Sam say, 'Oily few Russians'.
But icon heap filing in 'Laugh wheat Jew'
Tack my hen, tack my whole laugh too
Original Lyrics:
Wise men say, only fools rush in.
But I can't help falling in love with you
Take my hand take my whole life too
"Can't Help Falling In Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wideness sleep, only fools the machines
That I can't help falling in love with you.
Original Lyrics:
Wise men say, only fools rush in
But I can't help falling in love with you.
"Can't Help Falling In Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wise men say only fools wear jeans.
Original Lyrics:
Wise men say only fools rush in.
"Can't Help Falling In Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wise men say, only fool's regime.
Original Lyrics:
Wise men say, only fools rush in.
"Can't Help Falling In Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wise men say, only fools run shit.
Original Lyrics:
Wise men say, only fools rush in.
"Food For Thought" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Ann Marie Madonna
or
I'm a prima donna
Original Lyrics:
Ivory Madonna
"Food For Thought" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Hi, Marie Madonna!
Original Lyrics:
Ivory Madonna
"Food For Thought" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I believe in dollars!
Original Lyrics:
Ivory Madonna
"Food For Thought" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I married Madonna, donna give my love
Waiting for her man uhm, calling yesterday
Iron is a poison, empty as her eyes.
Original Lyrics:
Ivory Madonna dying in the dust
Waiting for the manna coming from the west
Barren is her bosom, empty as her eyes.
The singer's pronunciation is awful! But still one of UB40's best songs, far better than their Reggae covers.
"Food For Thought" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a River Donner.
Original Lyrics:
I'm a prima donna.
"Food For Thought" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a prima donna hiding in the dark.
Waiting for the manna come from far away.
Original Lyrics:
Ivory Madonna dying in the dust.
Waiting for the manna coming from the west.
"Food For Thought" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a prima donna, lying in the sun
Original Lyrics:
Ivory Madonna, dying in the dust
"Food For Thought" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a prima donna.
Original Lyrics:
Ivory Madonna
"Food For Thought" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Jesus was not married.
Original Lyrics:
Jesus, son of Mary
"Food For Thought" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Riva Reeva Romma
Original Lyrics:
Ivory Madonna
"Here I Am (Come And Take Me)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't believe beer is free!
Original Lyrics:
I can't believe that it's real.
"Here I Am (Come And Take Me)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You broke my heart into eight
Original Lyrics:
You broke my heart in two halves
"I've Got Mine"
Misheard Lyrics:
What you like? I've got bike!
Original Lyrics:
What you want? I've got mine!
"Kingston Town" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And when I am killed
Original Lyrics:
And when I am king
"Kingston Town" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Encased in time
Original Lyrics:
In Kingston town
"Kingston Town" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I like to smoke weed alot.
Original Lyrics:
There are wonders for everyone.
"Kingston Town" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
In Eastern town
Original Lyrics:
In Kingston town
"Kingston Town" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh please God, wake me.
Original Lyrics:
The place I long to be.
"One In Ten" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I am a Wellington.
Original Lyrics:
I am the one in ten.
"One In Ten" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I am a one in ten a number on a hill
Original Lyrics:
I am the one in ten, a number on a list
"One In Ten" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I have a one inch tent
and Im a nomareeeee
I have a one inch tent
even though they don't exist
Original Lyrics:
I am the one in ten
a number on a list
I am a one in ten
even though they don't exist
"One In Ten" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I have a one intent.
Original Lyrics:
I am the one in ten.
"One In Ten" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I have a one-inch head.
Original Lyrics:
I am a one-in-ten.
"Rat In My Kitchen" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a rat in my kitchen, what am I gonna do?
I'm gonna feast on rat, that's what I'm gonna do.
Original Lyrics:
There's a rat in my kitchen, what am I gonna do?
I'm gonna fix that rat, that's what I'm gonna do.
"Rat In My Kitchen" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a rat in my kitchen, what am I gonna do?
I'm gonna freestyle rap, that's what I'm gonna do.
Original Lyrics:
There's a rat in my kitchen, what am I gonna do?
I'm gonna fix that rat, that's what I'm gonna do.
"Rat In My Kitchen" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a riot in the kitchen
What am I gonna do?
Original Lyrics:
There's a rat in my kitchen
What am I gonna do?
"Rat In My Kitchen" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a rock in the kitchen what I'm a-gonna do
I'm gonna freestyle rock - that's what I'm gonna do
Original Lyrics:
There's a rat in my kitchen, what am I gonna do?
I'm gonna fix that rat, that's what I'm gonna do.
"Rat in My Kitchen" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a rat in my kitchen, what am I gonna do?
I'm gonna freeze that rat, that's what I'm gonna do.
Original Lyrics:
There's a rat in my kitchen, what am I gonna do?
I'm gonna fix that rat, that's what I'm gonna do.
"Rat in My Kitchen" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
There's rocks in the kitchen, what I'mma gonna do?
I'm gonna Flintstone run, that's what I'mma gonna do.
Original Lyrics:
There's a rat in my kitchen, what am I gonna do?
I'm gonna fix that rat, that's what I'm gonna do.
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
A bird's eye view relieves my head.
Original Lyrics:
Thoughts of you would leave my head.
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Bread, bread wine
Steak lobster meat
Original Lyrics:
Red, red wine
Stay close to me
Find me on Wattpad @kidges
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Great, great white
Original Lyrics:
Red, red wine
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Having fun can't be fine.
Original Lyrics:
I have sworn that with time
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I was drunk, every time
Birds all flew and hit my head.
Original Lyrics:
I have sworn, that with time,
Thoughts of you would leave my head.
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I was one that can't be down.
Bird's eye view, beneath my head.
I was wrong, but now I'm fine
Original Lyrics:
I have sworn that with time,
Thoughts of you would leave my head.
I was wrong, now I find
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I was wrong, now I find
That just one makes me funky
Red red wine
Original Lyrics:
I was wrong, now I find
That just one makes me forget
Red red wine
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I was wrong, now I found just one thing makes me funky.
Original Lyrics:
I was wrong, now I find just one thing makes me forget.
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a swan every time
Birds-eye view in my head.
Original Lyrics:
I have sworn that with time
Thoughts of you would leave my head.
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Mery is stronger
Original Lyrics:
Memories won't go
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Monkey jockey pocket gonna feel real fine.
Original Lyrics:
Monkey pack him rizla pon the sweet dep line
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Rain rain wine
Original Lyrics:
Red red wine
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Rain, Rain, Why?
Original Lyrics:
Red, red wine
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Rain, rain, shine
Original Lyrics:
Red, red wine
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Re-re-wind
Original Lyrics:
Red, red wine
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Red Red wine in a Mountain Dew style.
Original Lyrics:
Red red wine in a modern beat style.
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Red red wine in a modern beer stein.
Original Lyrics:
Red red wine in a modern beat style.
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Red red wine you make me feel so fine.
You keep me f***in' all of the time.
Original Lyrics:
Red red wine you make me feel so fine.
You keep me rocking all of the time.
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Red red wine, don't steal my ear,
makes me forget that I'm stealing your soul.
Original Lyrics:
Red red wine, goes to my head,
makes me forget that I still need you so.
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Red red wine, you make my feet so fine
Original Lyrics:
Red red wine, you make me feel so fine
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Red red wine
You give me holy pahzing
Holy pahzing
You make me do my own thing.
Original Lyrics:
Red red wine
You give me whole heap a zing
Whole heap a zing
Make me do my own thing.
'Whole heap' in Jamaican patois means 'a lot'. No idea what holy pahzing means.
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Red, red Y
Original Lyrics:
Red, red wine
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Red, red wine in an empty stein.
Original Lyrics:
Red, red wine in a 80's style.
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Red, red wine you make me pee so fine
Original Lyrics:
Red, red wine you make me feel so fine
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Red, red wine
Steak lobster meat.
Original Lyrics:
Red, red wine
Stay close to me.
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Red, red wine
You give me wooly Pazeen
Wooly Pazeen.
Original Lyrics:
Red, red wine
You give me whole heap a zing
Whole heap a zing.
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Reggae wine
Original Lyrics:
Red, red wine
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Steak lobster meat
Original Lyrics:
Stay close to me.
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell me why
Why I forget?
Original Lyrics:
Red, red wine
Makes me forget.
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell me why? Goes to my ears
Make me forget
Original Lyrics:
Red, red wine, Goes to my head
Makes me forget...
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Thoughts of you relieve my headache.
Original Lyrics:
Thoughts of you would leave my head.
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Wally P'Zing make me do my own thing.
Original Lyrics:
Whole heap a zing, make me do my own thing.
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Wooly pahzing
Make me do my own ting.
Original Lyrics:
Whole heap a zing
Make me do my own thing.
"Red Red Wine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
monkey choked the lion get broke one by one upon a little row boat,
Original Lyrics:
The line broke, the money get choked,
Bunbah, ganjapani, little rubber boat
"The Earth Dies Screaming"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like Scottish bearble
Original Lyrics:
Like scattered pebbles
"The Way You Do The Things You Do" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The way you stir my yoke
You could've been a cook.
Original Lyrics:
The way you stole my heart
You could've been a crook.
"The Way You Do The Things You Do" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You got a smile so bright, y'know you could have been a shendoh!
Original Lyrics:
You got a smile so bright, y'know you could have been a candle

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