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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 The Man Who Sold The World 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.

Nirvana's, "The Man Who Sold The World"
Misheard Lyrics:
I laughed and took his Nan
Original Lyrics:
I laughed and shook his hand
Nirvana's, "The Man Who Sold The World"
Misheard Lyrics:
I must have died along.
Original Lyrics:
I must have died alone.
Nirvana's, "The Man Who Sold The World"
Misheard Lyrics:
I never lost a toe.
Original Lyrics:
I never lost control.
Nirvana's, "The Man Who Sold The World"
Misheard Lyrics:
I searched for a foreign land.
Original Lyrics:
I searched for form and land.
Nirvana's, "The Man Who Sold The World"
Misheard Lyrics:
No sir, not me
You make me lose control
To face to face
Like the man who sold the world.
Original Lyrics:
Oh no, not me
We never lost control
You're face to face
With the man who sold the world.
Nirvana's, "The Man Who Sold The World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Santa was his friend.
Original Lyrics:
He said I was his friend.
Nirvana's, "The Man Who Sold The World"
Misheard Lyrics:
We passed uopn the sand
We saw whales that swim.
Original Lyrics:
We passed upon the sand
We spoke of was and then.
David Bowie's, "The Man Who Sold The World"
Misheard Lyrics:
We passed upon a stair
We smoke across a dwen
Original Lyrics:
We passed upon the stair
We spoke of was and when
David Bowie's, "The Man Who Sold The World"
Misheard Lyrics:
We passed upon the stair
We spoke of was and when
Although I wasn't there
He called me a bison.
Original Lyrics:
We passed upon the stair
We spoke of was and when
Although I was not there
He said I was his friend.
Nirvana's, "The Man Who Sold the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
I searched for forman land.
Original Lyrics:
I searched for form and land.
Lulu's, "The Man Who Sold the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
We never lost control
Your face, two faced
With the man who sold the world.
Original Lyrics:
We never lost control
You're face to face
With the man who sold the world.
David Bowie's, "The Man Who Sold the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
We smoke across a dwen.
Original Lyrics:
We spoke of was and when.

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