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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 Backwards 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.

Apartment 26's, "Backwards"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everything's going backwards
Nothing's what it seems
I don't wait for my nightmares
Smash the mirror, smash the dream.
Original Lyrics:
Everything's gone backwards!
Nothing's what it seems!
I awake from my nightmare
Smash the mirror! Smash the dream!

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