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1960s
Engelbert Humperdinck's, "Les Bicyclettes de Belsize"
Misheard Lyrics:
Labia scare. They're bell-sized!!
Original Lyrics:
Les Bicyclettes de Belsize
Steppenwolf's, "Born to Be Wild"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hilux and the nightmen
Heavy metal thunder
Original Lyrics:
I like smoke and lightning
Heavy metal thunder
 
1970s
Bauhaus', "Bela Lugosi's Dead"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bella the goose is dead
Original Lyrics:
Bela Lugosi's dead
Blue Swede's, "Hooked on a Feeling"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kacha kahoo, kahoo, kahoo
Original Lyrics:
Ooga, Chaka, ooga, ooga
Dr. John's, "Right Place, Wrong Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
I been running track
Original Lyrics:
I been running trying
Queen's, "Killer Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cut by longevity
Original Lyrics:
Gunpowder, gelatine
Steely Dan's, "Deacon Blues"
Misheard Lyrics:
They call our traveler the Prince of Time
Call me Deacon Booze.
Original Lyrics:
They call Alabama the Crimson Tide
Call me Deacon Blues.
The Who's, "The Seeker"
Misheard Lyrics:
I learned how to raise my boys in Harlem
Original Lyrics:
I learned how to raise my voice in anger
 
1980s
Bananarama's, "Cruel Summer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cops on the streets
Original Lyrics:
Hot summer streets
Boney M.'s, "My Friend Jack"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's seen his hopes fly by
Original Lyrics:
He's seen hawks fly high
Eddy Grant's, "Electric Avenue"
Misheard Lyrics:
We gotta walk down to Election Avenue
Original Lyrics:
We gotta rock down to Electric Avenue
Howard Jones', "No One Is To Blame"
Misheard Lyrics:
We weren't ever one
Original Lyrics:
We want everyone
Howard Jones', "No One Is to Blame"
Misheard Lyrics:
You go look for the pool, but you can't even swim
Original Lyrics:
You can dip your foot in the pool, but you can't have a swim
Metallica's, "Blackened"
Misheard Lyrics:
Choking on a bean
Original Lyrics:
Kills what might have been
Michael Jackson's, "Dirty Diana"
Misheard Lyrics:
Da gidda gatner, oh!
Original Lyrics:
Dirty Diana, no!
R.E.M's, "Sitting Still"
Misheard Lyrics:
We can gather, throw up beer
Original Lyrics:
We can gather, throw a fit
Slayer's, "Angel of Death"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ouch Switch! The meaning of pain
Original Lyrics:
Auschwitz, the meaning of pain
Tears For Fears', "Shout"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shout, shout, Larry's all out
Original Lyrics:
Shout, shout, let it all out.
 
1990s
2Pac's, "California Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the city of Philly
Original Lyrics:
in the city of LA
Barenaked Ladies', "One Week"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chicken from China is Chinese chicken.
Half a drumstick and your brain stops tickin'.
Original Lyrics:
Chickity China the Chinese chicken.
Have a drumstick and your brain stops tickin'.
EMF's, "Unbelievable "
Misheard Lyrics:
You’re ugly, boy!
Original Lyrics:
You're unbelievable!
Eiffel 65's, "Blue (Da Ba Dee)"
Misheard Lyrics:
If I were green, I would die
Original Lyrics:
Da bee, da ba dee ba da die.
Enya's, "Anywhere Is"
Misheard Lyrics:
Commotion of the ocean
Original Lyrics:
In motion on the ocean
Eric Clapton's, "Tears in Heaven"
Misheard Lyrics:
Beyond the door
There's peace and show
Original Lyrics:
Beyond the door
There's peace I'm sure
Great Big Sea's, "Run Runaway"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tom Hanks and everyone run run away let's go!
Original Lyrics:
All thanks to everyone run run away let's go!
Ini Kamoze's, "Here Comes The Hotstepper"
Misheard Lyrics:
Anyone pressed will hear the fat lady sane
Original Lyrics:
Anyone tests will hear the Fat Lady Sing
Major Dundee's, "Long Fin Cadillac"
Misheard Lyrics:
Long thin Cadillac
Original Lyrics:
Long fin Cadillac
Rusted Root's, "Send Me On My Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh Mama Say,
O Mama Gum
So pick me upwards going high
On my Sail, on my tail you to run
Oh mama say, o mama Gum
Original Lyrics:
Nobody Safe,
Nobody Run
So pick me up with golden hands
On May see you, on may tell you to run
Nobody safe, nobody run
Sheryl Crow's, "All I Wanna Do"
Misheard Lyrics:
As I recall nothing
Original Lyrics:
It's apropos of nothin'
Sheryl Crow's, "All I Wanna Do"
Misheard Lyrics:
As he's playing up to me
Original Lyrics:
And he's plain ugly to me
TLC's, "Waterfalls"
Misheard Lyrics:
BOGO chasing Butterball
Original Lyrics:
Don't go chasing waterfalls
The Verve's, "Bittersweet Symphony"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause it's a bittersweet symphony that's live.
Original Lyrics:
'Cause it's a bittersweet symphony, this life.
Tony Rich Project's, "Nobody Knows"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nobody knows it was me
Original Lyrics:
Nobody knows it but me
 
2000s
50 Cent's, "In Da Club"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody in the club getting tits
Original Lyrics:
Everybody in da club gettin' tipsy
Counting Crows', "Big Yellow Taxi"
Misheard Lyrics:
A big paradise to put up a parking lot
Original Lyrics:
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot
Cupid's, "Cupid Shuffle"
Misheard Lyrics:
now, now, do ya thing, do ya thing
Original Lyrics:
down, down, do your dance, do your dance
Enya's, "Amarantine"
Misheard Lyrics:
So let the tears fall, cause they won't go away
Original Lyrics:
So let the tears go, they will flow away
Fall Out Boy's, "Sophomore Slump Or Comeback Of The Year"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take your titties, put em on ice
Original Lyrics:
Take your tears, put em on ice
Hoobastank's, "The Reason"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’ve found a reason you go
Original Lyrics:
I’ve found a reason to show
Hoobastank's, "The Reason"
Misheard Lyrics:
To face you why used to see
(On top to pee you couldn't be, a side of me you couldn't no)
Original Lyrics:
To change who I used to be
(On top of me you couldn't cheat, a part of me you shouldn't know)
Las Ketchup's, "The Ketchup Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
A said hey ha ebebebebbebebebebebebebeb
Original Lyrics:
Aserejé ja de jé de jebe
Tu de jebere sebiunouva
Majabi an de bugui
An de buididipí.
Len's, "Steal My Sunshine"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're still my essential
Original Lyrics:
Don't steal my sunshine.
The Wiggles', "Vegetable Soup"
Misheard Lyrics:
One’s bikini, one thin bottom.
Original Lyrics:
One zucchini, one tomato, too.
Vanessa Carlton's, "A Thousand Miles"
Misheard Lyrics:
The pace is fast and I'm homebound
Original Lyrics:
Faces pass and I'm homebound.
 
2010s
Dua Lipa's, "New Rules"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got new rules I count 'em
I gotta tell them to my son
Original Lyrics:
I got new rules I count 'em
I gotta tell to my my self
Gorillaz's, "Saturnz Barz"
Misheard Lyrics:
With a hologram inside me
I'll down the sun tonight
In a mirror weld, where you're beside me
All my life
(dysfunction)
Original Lyrics:
With the holograms beside me
I'll dance alone tonight
In a mirror world, are you beside me
All my life?
(distortion)
Gorillaz's, "Saturnz Barz"
Misheard Lyrics:
yam, cars and bikes
Original Lyrics:
land, cars, and bikes
Neon Trees', "Everybody Talks"
Misheard Lyrics:
It started with the whisper,
And that was with my keister.
Imagining my lips hurt,
I could be the chit-chat.
Original Lyrics:
It started with a whisper
And that was when I kissed her.
And then she made my lips hurt
I can hear the chit-chat
 
xmas
Elton John's, "Step Into Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Step into Christmas,
Efficiently
Original Lyrics:
Step into Christmas,
The admission's free
Traditional's, "We Wish You a Merry Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Good tidings we bring to you and the King
Original Lyrics:
Good tidings we bring to you and your kin

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