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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 Build Me Up Buttercup 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.

The Foundations', "Build Me Up Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be a xylophone waiting for you....
Original Lyrics:
I'll be home
I'll be beside the phone waiting for you.
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The Foundations', "Build Me Up Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be home, I'll be a cyclone baby for you.
Original Lyrics:
I'll be home, I'll be beside the phone, waiting for you!
The Foundations', "Build Me Up Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be home, I'll play the xylophone, waiting for you!
Original Lyrics:
I'll be home, I'll be beside the phone, waiting for you!
The Foundations', "Build Me Up Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be home
I'll be a xylophone waiting for you.
Original Lyrics:
I'll be home
I'll be beside the phone waiting for you.
The Foundations', "Build Me Up Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll leave a xylophone waiting for you.
Original Lyrics:
I'll be beside the phone waiting for you.
The Foundations', "Build Me Up Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you were my toy
Original Lyrics:
To you I'm a toy
The Foundations', "Build Me Up Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pick me up, bumfluff.
Original Lyrics:
Build me up, Buttercup.
The Foundations', "Build Me Up Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why do you build me up, buttercup baby
Just to let me down and turn me around?
Original Lyrics:
Why do you build me up, buttercup baby
Just to let me down and mess me around?
The Foundations', "Build Me Up Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know that I hail from the stars.
Original Lyrics:
You know that I have from the start.
The Foundations', "Build Me Up Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know that I have found the star.
Original Lyrics:
You know that I have from the start.
Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
A little time and I'll make you mine.
Original Lyrics:
A little time and I'll make you happy.
The Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Although you're untrue
I'm a crackhead to you
All the more.
Original Lyrics:
Although you're untrue
I'm attracted to you
All the more.
The Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Billy Bailey, try to find
A little time, and I'll make you happy.
Original Lyrics:
Baby, Baby, try to find
A little time, and I'll make you happy.
The Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Billy Bailey, try to find
A little time, and I'll make you happy.
Original Lyrics:
Baby, Baby, try to find
A little time, and I'll make you happy.
The Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Billy Bailey, try to find
A little time, and I'll make you happy.
Original Lyrics:
Baby, baby, try to find
A little time, and I'll make you happy.
The Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Build me a barnacle
Original Lyrics:
Build me up, Buttercup
The Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I learned to steal
I need you
Original Lyrics:
But I love you still
I need you
The Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
But you're late, I waited 'round the bend (bah-dah-dah)
I work at the store, I can't take any more.
or
But you're late, I waited 'round the bend (bah-dah-dah)
I went to the store, I can't take any more.
Original Lyrics:
But you're late, I wait around and then (bah-dah-dah)
I went to the door, I can't take any more.
The Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fill me up, Veronica.
Original Lyrics:
Build me up, buttercup.
The Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fill me up, body rock.
Original Lyrics:
Build me up, Buttercup.
Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fill me up, buttercup
Original Lyrics:
Build me up, buttercup
The Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get me Kurt Vonnegut.
Original Lyrics:
Build me up, buttercup.
The Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know you're untrue
I'm a crackhead to you all the more.
Original Lyrics:
Although you're untrue
I'm attracted to you all the more.
The Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be a xylophone waiting for you.
Original Lyrics:
i'll be beside the phone waiting for you.
Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be home, I'll be the xylophone waiting for you
Original Lyrics:
I'll be home, I'll be beside the phone waiting for you
The Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm glistenin' around.
Original Lyrics:
And mess me around.
The Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm glistening around.
Original Lyrics:
And mess me around
The Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
My baby xylophone
Original Lyrics:
I'll be beside the phone.
Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
So Sylvia, buttercup, don't break my car.
Original Lyrics:
So build me up, buttercup, don't break my heart.
The Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Undress me around.
or
And bless me around.
Original Lyrics:
And mess me around.
The Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why do you fill me up, Buttercup, baby?
Original Lyrics:
Why do you build me up, Buttercup, baby?
The Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why don't ya feel me up?
Buttercup baby
Don't ya let me down.
Original Lyrics:
Why do you build me up
Buttercup baby?
Just to let me down.
Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why don't you beam me up, buttercup, OK?
Original Lyrics:
Why do you build me up, Buttercup baby?
Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why don't you build me up a buttercup, baby
Original Lyrics:
Why do you build me up, Buttercup baby
Foundations', "Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why dont you build me up, Veronica baby
Original Lyrics:
Why do you build me up, Buttercup baby

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