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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 Lay Down (Candles In The Rain) 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.

Melanie's, "Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay down, Lay down,
Lay it all down, Let your whites perspire
Original Lyrics:
Lay down, Lay down,
Lay it all down, Let your white bird smile up.
Melanie's, "Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay down, lay down
Lay it all down
Let your wife turn to Milo.
Original Lyrics:
Lay down, lay down
Lay it all down
Let your white birds smile on.
Melanie's, "Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let the white burns starter and the white bread sound
Original Lyrics:
Let your white birds smile up at the ones who stand and frown
Melanie's, "Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let your white bird smile up at the one who's dead and brown
Original Lyrics:
Let your white birds smile up at the ones who stand and frown
Melanie's, "Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let your white bird smile up
While the world's spinning 'round.
Original Lyrics:
Let your white birds smile up
At the ones who stand and frown.
This has to be one of the most misquoted songs around. Melanie's voice in the chorus is not all that clear and the Edwin Hawkins Gospel Singers just about drown her out. Still, it's a great song.
Melanie's, "Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let your white sperm fly up.
Original Lyrics:
Let your white bird smile up.
Melanie's, "Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let your wife burn a smile up
And the world will stay a frown.
Original Lyrics:
Let your white bird smile up
At the ones who stand and frown.
Melanie's, "Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Neighbor neighbor
Original Lyrics:
Lay down lay down
Melanie's, "Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)"
Misheard Lyrics:
We all bled inside each other's wombs
Original Lyrics:
We all bled inside each other's wounds

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