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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 Behind The Lines 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.

Phil Collins', "Behind The Lines"
Misheard Lyrics:
I held her boob so tightly in my hands
Original Lyrics:
I held the book so tightly in my hands
Phil Collins', "Behind The Lines"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wait a minute; I don't understand
It skips right over my head.
Original Lyrics:
Wait a minute; I don't understand
It's getting stronger; hold my hand.
The Phil Collins version of this song rocks. It has beautiful brass parts, and the percussion is outstanding as always.
Phil Collins', "Behind The Lines"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wait a minute; I don't understand
Skippy's trying to hold my hand.
Original Lyrics:
Wait a minute; I don't understand
It's getting stronger; hold my hand.
This is the Phil Collins version of the song from Face Value. Phil did a good job incorporating the trumpets into this song.
Genesis', "Behind the Lines"
Misheard Lyrics:
I held the book so tightly in my hands,
Son of a bitch, I heard you call my name
Original Lyrics:
I held the book so tightly in my hands,
I saw your picture, heard you call my name

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