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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 Holding Back The Years 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.

Simply Red's, "Holding Back The Years"
Misheard Lyrics:
Folding back my ears.
Original Lyrics:
Holding back the years.
Simply Red's, "Holding Back The Years"
Misheard Lyrics:
Holding back the ears
Original Lyrics:
Holding back the years
Simply Red's, "Holding Back The Years"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll keep throwing up.
Original Lyrics:
I'll keep holding on.
Simply Red's, "Holding Back The Years"
Misheard Lyrics:
My beef stroganoff
or
I'll keep strokin' off
Original Lyrics:
I'll keep holdin' on
Simply Red's, "Holding Back The Years"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nothing had the chance to 'people'.
Original Lyrics:
Nothing had the chance to be good.
Simply Red's, "Holding Back The Years"
Misheard Lyrics:
Strangled by the witches of hatred
Original Lyrics:
Strangled by the wishes of pater
Simply Red's, "Holding Back The Years"
Misheard Lyrics:
When somebody pees
Original Lyrics:
When somebody hears
Simply Red's, "Holding Back the Years"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hoping for the arms of Nader
Original Lyrics:
Hoping for the arms of mater
Simply Red's, "Holding Back the Years"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll keep going on
Original Lyrics:
I'll keep holding on

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