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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 The Carnival Is Over 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 Seekers', "The Carnival Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
But the joys of love I'm greeting
Going now and far and by.
Original Lyrics:
But the joys of love are fleeting
For Pierrot and Columbine.
The Seekers', "The Carnival Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
But the joys of love are fleeting
Poppy, Rose and Columbine.
Original Lyrics:
But the joys of love are fleeting
For Pierrot and Columbine.
The Seekers', "The Carnival Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Coffee roll and Columbine
Original Lyrics:
For Pierrot and Columbine
Seekers', "The Carnival Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Coffee scrolls and columbine
Original Lyrics:
For Pierrot and Columbine
Coffee scrolls are a doughy sweet (with no coffee in them) and so is a Columbine. It made sense to me. Makes me wonder 'bout the real lyrics though.
The Seekers', "The Carnival Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Far below and Columbine
Original Lyrics:
For Pierrot and Columbine
The Seekers', "The Carnival Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Far below and far on high
Original Lyrics:
For Pierrot and Columbine
The Seekers', "The Carnival Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Far berow and columbine
Original Lyrics:
For Pierrot and Columbine
The Seekers', "The Carnival Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Far we rove and columbine
Original Lyrics:
For Pierrot and Columbine
The Seekers', "The Carnival Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
For Pete Rose and Columbine
Original Lyrics:
For Pierrot and Columbine
The Seekers', "The Carnival Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Normie Rowe and Columbine
Original Lyrics:
For Pierrot and Columbine
Normie Rowe was an extremely popular singer in Australia around the same time The Seekers were successful. Columbines were a type of caramel-chocolate confectionery sold in Australia.
The Seekers', "The Carnival Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pompey Row and Columbine
Original Lyrics:
For Pierrot and Columbine
The Seekers', "The Carnival Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Poppy row and Columbine
Original Lyrics:
For Pierrot and Columbine
The Seekers', "The Carnival Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Poppy, Rose and Columbine
Original Lyrics:
For Pierrot and Columbine
The Seekers', "The Carnival Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Porphyro and Columbine
Original Lyrics:
For Pierrot and Columbine
The Seekers', "The Carnival Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rocky road and columbine
Original Lyrics:
For Pierrot and columbine
The Seekers', "The Carnival Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sausage rolls and Columbine
Original Lyrics:
For Pierrot and Columbine
The Seekers', "The Carnival Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Though the carnival is over
I will laugh until I cry
Original Lyrics:
Though the carnival is over
I will love you til I die
The Seekers', "The Carnival is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Poppy, Rose and Columbine
Original Lyrics:
For Pierrot and Columbine

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