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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 It's Been Awhile 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.

Staind's, "It's Been Awhile"
Misheard Lyrics:
I cannot blame this on my mother
He did the best he could for me
Original Lyrics:
I cannot blame this on my father
He did the best he could for me
Staind's, "It's Been Awhile"
Misheard Lyrics:
I scratch myself behind my knee.
or
I've stretched myself beyond my needs.
Original Lyrics:
I've stretched myself beyond my means.
Staind's, "It's Been Awhile"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's been a mile
Original Lyrics:
It's been awhile
Staind's, "It's Been Awhile"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's been a while
Since I could say that I wasn't a d**k head
Original Lyrics:
It's been a while
Since I could say that I wasn't addicted.
Staind's, "It's Been Awhile"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's been awhile since I could say that I wasn't a dick head
Original Lyrics:
It's been awhile since I could say that I wasn't addicted
Staind's, "It's Been Awhile"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's been awhile since I fell in the sky
Original Lyrics:
It's been awhile since I've held my head up high
Staind's, "It's Been Awhile"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's been awhile since I got my grandma high
Original Lyrics:
It's been awhile since I could hold my head up high
Staind's, "It's Been Awhile"
Misheard Lyrics:
Spin a while.
Original Lyrics:
It's been awhile...
Staind's, "It's Been Awhile"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, can I blame this on my father?
He did the best he could for me.
Original Lyrics:
I cannot blame this on my father
He did the best he could for me.
Staind's, "It's Been Awhile"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know the best things come from me
or
You know the best things cover me
or
You know the best things cover me
Original Lyrics:
He did the best he could for me

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