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Misheard Lyrics

This section is for misheard song lyrics (also called mondegreens). Misheard lyrics occur when people misunderstand the lyrics in a song. These are NOT intentional rephrasing of lyrics, which is called parody.

You can search the past entries or browse the archive by artist or by song, or individual genres like Country, Christian music, and Christmas music. We also have misheard lyrics with a story attached to them, misheard lyrics in movies, and a misheard lyrics FAQ. If you have a misheard lyric of your own, please submit it!

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Aug 31
ONE WEEK NOTICE due Sep 07 (TOS has long title)

On Friday September 07th 2018 there will be a parody from me on the front page of Amiright. As this week's One Week Notice host I'm now inviting you (Yes, that means YOU!) to write one too, then post it for the same day. (Comments & Parodies)

Aug 17
ONE WEEK NOTICE - "Feels Like Summer" (8/24/2018)

One Week Notice - Week of 8/17/2018 - 8/24/2018. Come join us and parody the newest song from Childish Gambino! A Non-Rap song by him with a cool funky beat and a title that's perfect for summertime! (Comments & Parodies)

Aug 10
www.inthe00s.com

This week's One Week Notice is "Shoehorn With Teeth" by They Might Be Giants. Test your parody writing skills with this tiny little tune and submit it on August 16 for August 17 publication! Details in link (Comments & Parodies)

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Misheard Lyrics Stories -> Latest Entry

Cast of 'Bjorn Again Live''s, "Dancing Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dancing queen
Feel the beat from the tangerine, oh yeah
You can dance
You can jive
Having the time of your life.
Original Lyrics:
Dancing queen
Feel the beat from the tambourine, oh yeah
You can dance
You can jive
Having the time of your life.

The Story....

My sister and I took our mother for her birthday to see "Bjorn Again" last month. She had always loved ABBA and was the music that made her the happiest. So we had a great time singing and dancing during the show. But when we heard our mom sing 'tangerine' in the lyric, I just couldn't believe it. But the lyrics didn't matter as much as the feeling and the music, proven after seeing my mother smiling so big while she's singing about a fruit making a beat. Probably my biggest laugh all year.

Story about this misheard lyric by: mattLA

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Misheard Lyrics -> Latest Entries

 
1950s
Danny & The Juniors', "At the Hop"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can always kiss a chicken.
Original Lyrics:
You calypso and you chicken.
 
1960s
Barbra Streisand's, "People"
Misheard Lyrics:
...people who eat people
Are the hungriest people on the world!
Original Lyrics:
...people who need people
Are the luckiest people in the world,
Peaches & Herb's, "Close Your Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't say goodbye
Original Lyrics:
Don't say good night
The Beatles', "Do You Want to Know a Secret"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do you want to go to Sea Girt?
Original Lyrics:
Do you want to know a secret?
The Beatles', "Here Comes the Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here comes the song
Original Lyrics:
Here comes the sun
The Beatles', "Penny Lane"
Misheard Lyrics:
From the porno in the middle of a roundabout
Original Lyrics:
From the corner in the middle of a roundabout
 
1970s
Billy Joel's, "New York State of Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
I ain't taking a great howl
Original Lyrics:
I ain't taking a Greyhound
Carpenters', "Bless the Beasts and Children"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like L.A.
Original Lyrics:
Light their way
David Bowie's, "Changes"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I can't trace time
Original Lyrics:
But I can't change time
Manfred Mann's Earth Band's, "Blinded By The Light"
Misheard Lyrics:
Blinded by the light wrapped up like a douche in a vagina in the night.
Original Lyrics:
And she was blinded by the light
Revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night.
Pink Floyd's, "Brain Damage"
Misheard Lyrics:
The lunar tape is on the grass.
Original Lyrics:
The lunatic is on the grass.
Ted Nugent's, "Wango Tango"
Misheard Lyrics:
eat my baby alive
Original Lyrics:
Is my baby alive?
 
1980s
Bon Jovi's, "Runaway"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's a little underwear
Original Lyrics:
She's a little runaway
Bryan Adams', "Summer of '69"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jimmy Quinn
Original Lyrics:
Jimmy quit
Madonna's, "Into the Groove"
Misheard Lyrics:
At night, I like to doze where no one else can sleep
Original Lyrics:
At night, I lock the doors where no one else can see
Men at Work's, "It's a Mistake"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's Farmers Day
Original Lyrics:
It's a mistake
Michael Damian's, "Cover of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's the same teen
Original Lyrics:
It's the same routine
Michael Damian's, "Was It Nothing at All"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's no one to play
Original Lyrics:
There's no one to blame
Motorhead's, "Ace of Spades"
Misheard Lyrics:
The apes escaped. The apes escaped
Original Lyrics:
The ace of spades, the ace of spades
Talk Talk's, "Such a Shame"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a s***
Original Lyrics:
It's a shame
Talk Talk's, "Talk Talk"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chop chop
Original Lyrics:
Talk talk
W.A.S.P.'s, "I Wanna Be Somebody"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wanna pizza party
Pizza party too
Original Lyrics:
I wanna be somebody
Be somebody soon.
 
1990s
Cornershop's, "Brim Full of Asha"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a great improvement that you're only 45
Everybody needs a bosom for a pillow - Mine's only 45!
Original Lyrics:
Brim full of Asha on the 45.
Everybody needs a bosom for a pillow - Mine's on the 45!
Everclear's, "Santa Monica"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't wanna be your good time
I don't wanna be your fallback ruck anymore
Original Lyrics:
I don't wanna be your good time
I don't wanna be your fallback crutch anymore
Everclear's, "Santa Monica"
Misheard Lyrics:
I just wanna feel some dark side
Original Lyrics:
I just wanna feel some sunshine
Everything But The Girl's, "Missing [Todd Terry Club Mix]"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I miss you
Like a desert's mystery.
Original Lyrics:
And I miss you
Like the deserts miss the rain.
Gabrielle's, "Dreams"
Misheard Lyrics:
Greenskin, come do. Look in here we vomited.
You know you've got to have some. You know you've got to be strong.
Original Lyrics:
Dreams can come true, look at me babe I'm with you
You know you got to have hope, you know you've got to be strong.
Hole's, "Happy Ending Story"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, for every evil dumb lizard
Original Lyrics:
Hey, for every evil, I'm lazy
Hole's, "Happy Ending Story"
Misheard Lyrics:
The grace is sloth, the grace's swan.
Original Lyrics:
The grace is lost, the grace is won.
Rammstein's, "Links 234"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dash locked us in the Lincoln roast
Original Lyrics:
Da schlägt es in der linken Brust
Slipknot's, "Get This"
Misheard Lyrics:
Give us some time!
Original Lyrics:
Get this or die!
Toni Braxton's, "How Could an Angel Break My Heart"
Misheard Lyrics:
How could an angel break my heart?
Why didn't he catch my funny star?
Original Lyrics:
How could an angel break my heart?
Why didn't he catch my falling star?
Weird Al Yankovic's, "Polka Power"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're all stars now, in the Dojo.
Original Lyrics:
We're all stars now, in the dope show.
 
2000s
Bon Jovi's, "It's My Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're gonna hear my boys when I shine, oh my!
Original Lyrics:
You're gonna hear my voice when I shout it out loud
Christina Aguilera's, "Ain't No Other Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hate the other man
Original Lyrics:
Ain't no other man
Coach Z 's, "These Peoples Try to Fade Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Disabled's try to fade me
or
Gazebos try to fade me
Original Lyrics:
These peoples try to fade me
Coldplay's, "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall"
Misheard Lyrics:
But my heart is beating and my pulses start
There's evil in my heart
Original Lyrics:
But my heart is beating and my pulses start
Cathedrals in my heart
Daft Punk's, "Crescendolls"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey! Shake your booty y'all
Original Lyrics:
Hey! Everybody, y'all
Fatboy Slim's, "Weapon Of Choice"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sucka get ya teeth knocked out (...word)
Original Lyrics:
'For they catch ya chain smokin' (Word!)
Nickelback's, "Savin' Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm farting
Original Lyrics:
I'm falling
Outkast's, "Hey Ya!"
Misheard Lyrics:
shake it like a polar bear's sister
Original Lyrics:
Shake it like a Polaroid picture!
Plain White T's', "Hey There Delilah"
Misheard Lyrics:
Watch you doodle me
Original Lyrics:
It's what you do to me
Rihanna's, "What's My Name"
Misheard Lyrics:
BANANA, What's my name?
Original Lyrics:
Oh na na, What's my name?
Röyksopp's, "Happy Up Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
My favorite dragon
Original Lyrics:
My favored record
Slipknot's, "Get This"
Misheard Lyrics:
Give it a try!
or
Give this a try!
or
Give us a try!
or
Give this a tide!
Or
Give us a tide!
Original Lyrics:
Get this or die!
The All-American Rejects', "Move Along"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mow the lawn
Original Lyrics:
Move along
 
2010s
Foster the People's, "Pumped Up Kicks"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ronnie's got a quick hand
Original Lyrics:
Robert's got a quick hand
Lacey Sturm's, "Impossible"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everyone's a Nazi, another miracle
Original Lyrics:
Every morning I see another miracle
Taylor Swift's, "Delicate"
Misheard Lyrics:
Listen for the best.
Original Lyrics:
This ain't for the best.
 
country
Faith Hill's, "Take Me As I Am"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't need Guns N' Roses
Original Lyrics:
I don't need a bed of roses
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