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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 Breathe Your Name 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.

Sixpence None the Richer's, "Breathe Your Name"
Misheard Lyrics:
I need the fly to find my place.
Original Lyrics:
I need the plot to find my place.
Sixpence None The Richer's, "Breathe Your Name"
Misheard Lyrics:
I need the plan to find my place.
Original Lyrics:
I need the plot to find my place.
Sixpence None the Richer's, "Breathe Your Name"
Misheard Lyrics:
I need the truth
I need some brains.
Original Lyrics:
I need the truth
I need some grace.
Sixpence None The Richer's, "Breathe Your Name"
Misheard Lyrics:
You view the list and take your pick
You view my name and make the choice.
Original Lyrics:
You view the list and take your pick
You view my fate and make the choice.
Sixpence None the Richer's, "Breathe Your Name"
Misheard Lyrics:
You'll view their lips and take your pick.
You'll view my face and make the choice.
Original Lyrics:
You'll view the list and take your pick.
You'll view my fate and make the choice.
The correct lyrics are actually: "YOU'LL VIEW THE LIST AND TAKE YOUR PICK / YOU'LL VIEW MY FATE AND MAKE THE CHOICE" If you don't believe me, check the Sixpence website. [Ed's note: Since various web pages contain both of these as the correct lyrics, I will leave it as is until a member of the group enunciates the actual lyrics.]

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