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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 I Can't Be Bothered Now 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.

Fred Astaire's, "I Can't Be Bothered Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm up among the stars
Unearthly things I've found.
Original Lyrics:
I'm up among the stars
On earthly things, I frown.
Song originally composed by George Gershwin; lyrics written by his brother Ira; written for the 1937 film "A Damsel In Distress," starring Fred Astaire, who performed it in the film. Ella Fitzgerald later recorded it (in the late 1950's).

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