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 Carnival that have been submitted to this site and the old collection from inthe80s started in 1996.
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Come on and hurt me now.
Come on and love me now.
I've walked these streets in a mud house aside 'em
I've walked these streets in a mad house asylum
The wide eyed Mister Coffee
The wild eyed mystic prophet
We're wild for Mr. Coffee.
Where a wild-eyed, misfit prophet...
Editor's note: This was Natalie Merchant's first hit as a solo artist, so it should be credited to her only, not 10,000 Maniacs. Just sayin'.
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