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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 Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) 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.

Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
All of his life, he's in masters chambers.
Original Lyrics:
All of his life, he's mastered choice.
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Arther Reed does as he pleases.
Original Lyrics:
Arthur, he does as he pleases.
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Arthur he danced on the ceiling
all of his life his master's joy
Original Lyrics:
Arthur, he does as he pleases
all of his life his master's toys
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Arthur he does as he pleases,
All of his life he's messed with toys
Original Lyrics:
Arthur he does as he pleases,
All of his life he's mastered choice
Editor's note: This line is actually disputed. Christopher actually sounds like he's clearly saying "All of his life, his master's toys", but most lyrics sites have the line listed as "...he's mastered choice". Until I see the liner notes of the album, I'm leaving this one as it is.
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Arthur he does as he pleases
All of his life he's messed his trousers.
or
Arthur he does as he pleases
All of his life, he's missed his chances.
Original Lyrics:
Arthur, he does as he pleases
All of his life his mastered choice.
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Arthur he does as he pleases
All of his life his master's toys.
Original Lyrics:
Arthur he does as he pleases
All of his life his mastered choice.
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Arthur he farts when he sneezes.
Original Lyrics:
Arthur he does as he pleases.
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Arthur, he dance as he pleases
All of his life, his master's choice.
Original Lyrics:
Arthur, he does as he pleases
All of his life, he's mastered choice.
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Arthur, he dances, he pleases
or
Arthur, he dances naked
or
Arthur, he dances naked
Original Lyrics:
Arthur, he does as he pleases
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Arthur, he does as he pleases,
all of his life he's messed his trousers
Original Lyrics:
Arthur he does as he pleases,
all of his life his master's toys
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Arthur, he does as he pleases,
All of his life, his master's choice
Original Lyrics:
Arthur, he does as he pleases,
All of his life he's mastered choice
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Arthur, he does as he pleases.
All of his life, he's mastered toys
Original Lyrics:
Arthur, he does as he pleases.
all of his life his master's toys
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Arthur, he does as he pleases
All of his life he's messed his trousers
Original Lyrics:
Arthur, he does as he pleases
All of his life his master's toys
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Arthur, he does as he pleases
All of his life, he's messed his trousers.
Original Lyrics:
Arthur, he does as he pleases
All of his life, his master's toys.
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Given a choice between the moon and New York City
Original Lyrics:
When you get caught between the moon and New York City
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
That's what you can do is fall in love.
Original Lyrics:
Best that you can do is fall in love.
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
That's what you can do---fall in love.
Original Lyrics:
The best that you can do is fall in love.
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wake up and she's still with you
Even though you left her way across town.
Original Lyrics:
Wake up and it's still with you
Even though you left her way across town.
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you get caught between the mood in New York City
Original Lyrics:
When you get caught between the moon and New York City
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you get drunk between the moon and New York City.
Original Lyrics:
When you get caught between the moon and New York City.
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you get f***ed between the moon and New York City
Original Lyrics:
When you get caught between the moon and New York City
Christopher Cross', "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you get off between the mood and New York City
Oh it's a pity, but it's true
or
When you get off between the mood and New York City
I know it's silly, but it's true
or
When you get off between the mood and New York City
I know it's silly, but it's true
Original Lyrics:
When you get caught between the moon and New York City
I know it's crazy, but it's true

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