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Misheard 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 99 Red Balloons 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.

Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
99 decision street
Original Lyrics:
99 decisions treed
"decisions treed" refers to decision tree algorithms built into computer programs used to automate air defense systems, and launch (or not launch) counter-measures against detected incoming missiles and/or manned aircraft.
Goldfinger's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
99 decisions straight, 99 ministers mate.
Original Lyrics:
99 decision street, 99 ministers meet.
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
99 molesters me
Original Lyrics:
99 ministers meet
The English-language version of the song
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
99 records go by
Original Lyrics:
99 red balloons go by
Goldfinger's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
A wallet chain, its brains fell off.
Original Lyrics:
The war machine springs to life.
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Back at base, backs to the southwest
Flash the message, 'Something's out there!'
Original Lyrics:
Back at base, bugs in the software
Flash the message, 'Something's out there!'
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Back at base, box in the subway
Original Lyrics:
Back at base, bugs in the software
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Back at base, boxing the software
Original Lyrics:
Back at base, bugs in the software
Goldfinger's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Back with taste buds in the soft wind
Original Lyrics:
Back at base, bugs in the software
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
College hoops out in a hurry.
Original Lyrics:
Call the troops out in a hurry.
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
College troops out in the highway
Original Lyrics:
Call the troops out in a hurry.
Goldfinger's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Counterbalance says, 'Red alert!'
Original Lyrics:
Panic bells! It's Red Alert!
Goldfinger's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Da, da, da fion fiesta
Original Lyrics:
Witterten schon fette beute
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everyone deserve a hero
Everyone's a Captain Kirk.
Original Lyrics:
Everyone's a superhero
Everyone's a Captain Kirk.
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everyone's a Silverhero
Everyone's a Captain Kirk.
Original Lyrics:
Everyone's a superhero
Everyone's a Captain Kirk.
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everyone's a sewer hero
Everyone's a Captain Kirk.
Original Lyrics:
Everyone's a superhero
Everyone's a Captain Kirk.
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everyone's a souvenir, oh
Original Lyrics:
Everyone's a superhero
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everyone's a superhero
Everyone's with Captain Kirk.
Original Lyrics:
Everyone's a superhero
Everyone's a Captain Kirk.
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
I think if you would let it go.
Original Lyrics:
I think of you and let it go.
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
I think we'll just let it go.
Original Lyrics:
I think of you and let it go.
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
In this dark and wireless city
Original Lyrics:
In this dust that was a city
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just to prove that love was here
Original Lyrics:
Just to prove the world was here
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nine to nine, Aunt Esther's late.
Original Lyrics:
Ninety-nine ministers meet.
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ninety-nine men misters me
Original Lyrics:
Ninety-nine ministers meet.
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ninety-nine molesters meet.
Original Lyrics:
Ninety-nine ministers meet.
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ninety-nine nights of the year
Original Lyrics:
Ninety-nine knights of the air
Goldfinger's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Opens up one eager eye
Focus s*** head on a spike.
Original Lyrics:
Opens up one eager eye
Focusing it on the sky.
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Panic burns that's where they learn
There's something here from somewhere west
or
Panic bells that's where they learn
There's something here from somewhere else
or
Panic bells that's where they learn
There's something here from somewhere else
Original Lyrics:
Panic bells, it's red alert
There's something here from somewhere else
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Panic bells, it's red alert
There's something here from submarines
Original Lyrics:
Panic bells, it's red alert
There's something here from somewhere else
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
So grab a little summer sky
Original Lyrics:
Scramble in the summer sky
Goldfinger's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
The war machine brings to life
Opens up one, either or.
Original Lyrics:
The war machine, it springs to life
Opens up one eager eye.
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
War Machine springs to life
And opens up one evil eye.
Original Lyrics:
The war machine springs to life
And opens up one eager eye.
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
You and I and a little Tasha
Original Lyrics:
You and I in a little toy shop
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
You and I and a little dog, Shawn.
Original Lyrics:
You and I in a little toy shop.
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
You and I and little Tasha.
Original Lyrics:
You and I in a little toy shop.
Nena's, "99 Red Balloons"
Misheard Lyrics:
You and I and the little Darshan
Buy a bed of balloons with the money we've got.
Original Lyrics:
You and I in a little toy shop
Buy a bag of balloons with the money we've got.
Nena's, "99 Redballoons"
Misheard Lyrics:
I think I'll just let it go
Original Lyrics:
I think of you, and let it go
Nena's, "99 Redballoons"
Misheard Lyrics:
You and I in a little Porsche.
Original Lyrics:
You and I in a little toy shop.
Nena's, "99 Redballoons"
Misheard Lyrics:
You and I in a little dog show
Original Lyrics:
You and I in a little toy shop.

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