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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 Book Of Brilliant Things 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.

Simple Minds', "Book Of Brilliant Things"
Misheard Lyrics:
Thank you for the trust, meow!
And the memory shine.
Original Lyrics:
Thank you for the voice, the eyes
And the memory chants.
I could never figure out what Jim says after the first verse in the live In The City of Light version which is very different from this one and the lyrics are unavailable :(

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