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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 Girlfriend Is Better 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.

Talking Heads', "Girlfriend Is Better"
Misheard Lyrics:
Down, down in the basement
We hear the sound of your shoes.
Original Lyrics:
Down, down in the basement
We hear the sound of machines.
Talking Heads', "Girlfriend Is Better"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got a girlfriend that's better than that
Not everyone's getting involved.
Original Lyrics:
I got a girlfriend that's better than that
Now everyone's getting involved.
Talking Heads', "Girlfriend Is Better"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got a girlfriend that's better than that
She has the smoke in her a**
or
I got a girlfriend that's better than that
She has the spoke in her eyes.
or
I got a girlfriend that's better than that
She has the spoke in her a**.
Original Lyrics:
I got a girlfriend that's better than that
She has the smoke in her eyes.
Talking Heads', "Girlfriend Is Better"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got a girlfriend that's better than that
And everyone's better than Bob
Original Lyrics:
I got a girlfriend that's better than that
Now everyone's getting involved
Talking Heads', "Girlfriend Is Better"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got a girlfriend with bones in her hair.
Original Lyrics:
I got a girlfriend with bows in her hair.
Talking Heads', "Girlfriend Is Better"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got a girlfriend
With bowls and no hair.
Original Lyrics:
I got a girlfriend
With bows in her hair.
Talking Heads', "Girlfriend Is Better"
Misheard Lyrics:
I have a girl with bows in her head
And there's nothing better than that.
or
I have a girl with holes in her head
And there's nothing better than that.
or
I have a girl with holes in her head
And there's nothing better than that.
Original Lyrics:
I got a girlfriend with bows in her hair
And nothing is better than that
Talking Heads', "Girlfriend Is Better"
Misheard Lyrics:
Somehow get closer but you cannot hear
Get closer to be far away.
Original Lyrics:
Somebody calls her but you cannot hear
Get closer to be far away.
Talking Heads', "Girlfriend Is Better"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stop! make incense.
Original Lyrics:
Stop making sense.

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