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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 Mellow Yellow 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.

Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bona high forever to fly,
Window loss of tanew
Bona high forever to fly,
If you want your cum power fill
Original Lyrics:
Born-a high forever to fly.
Wind-a velocity nil.
Born-a high forever to fly.
If you want your cup, I will fill.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eel-an-a-pickle-bandanna
Original Lyrics:
E-lec-a-tric-al banana
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Electrical banana
Is gonna be a southern grape.
Original Lyrics:
E-lec-a-tric-al banana
Is gonna be a sudden craze.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Electrico-banana is going to be a submarine.
Original Lyrics:
Electrical banana is going to be a sudden craze.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gonna have forever to fly
A wind of velocity new
Gonna have forever to fly
If you want your cup-power fill.
Original Lyrics:
Born-a high forever to fly
Wind-a velocity nil
Born-a high forever to fly
If you want your cup, I will fill.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gonna have forever to fly
Wind check velocity nil
Gonna have forever to fly
If you watch Kung Power Phil.
Original Lyrics:
Born-a high forever to fly
Wind-a velocity nil
Born-a high forever to fly
If you want your cup, I will fill.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hello, they call me Mel O'Yellow
Original Lyrics:
Yellow, they call me mellow yellow.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
I like treacle banana.
Original Lyrics:
Electrical banana
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
I try to sleep.
Original Lyrics:
Quite rightly
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just mad about Fawnteen.
Original Lyrics:
I'm just mad about Fourteen.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just mad about Fontaine.
Original Lyrics:
I'm just mad about Saffron.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just mad about Safflower.
Original Lyrics:
I'm just wild about Saffron.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just mad about cell phones
Original Lyrics:
I'm just mad about saffron
This song actually predates cell phones, but it's evident that the person who heard it in recent decades (such as the Gap commercial) may have heard it that way. Otherwise it's not plausible.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just mad about farting.
or
I'm just mad about voting.
or I'm just mad about Fontaine.
Original Lyrics:
I'm just mad about fourteen.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just mad about voting
or
I'm just mad about farting
or
I'm just mad about farting
Original Lyrics:
I'm just mad about Fourteen
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just mad about farting
Farting's just mad about me
I'm just mad about farting
She's just mad about me.
Original Lyrics:
I'm just mad about Fourteen
Fourteen's mad about me
I'm just mad about Fourteen
She's just mad about me.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just mad about faulting.
Original Lyrics:
I'm just mad about Fourteen.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just mad about floating
Floating's mad about me
Original Lyrics:
I'm just mad about Fourteen
Fourteen's mad about me
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just mad about frontine.
Original Lyrics:
I'm just mad about fourteen.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just mad about poutine
Original Lyrics:
I'm just mad about fourteen.
donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just mad about protein.
Original Lyrics:
I'm just mad about Fourteen.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just wild about Slappy.
Slappy's wild about meat.
Original Lyrics:
I'm just wild about Saffron.
Saffron's wild about me.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you want your cow pie, Phil
Original Lyrics:
If you want your cup, I'll fill.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you want, you could power Phil.
Original Lyrics:
If you want your cup, I'll will fill.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you watch cup-hour Phil
Original Lyrics:
If you want your cup, I'll fill.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Me like a drink of banana.
Original Lyrics:
E-lec-a-tric-al banana
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Of won't you cop a feel.
Original Lyrics:
If you want your cup, I'll fill.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Quite right, slick!
Original Lyrics:
Quite rightly
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
The Carmen Mello Yello
(Hop, top, sleep)
Original Lyrics:
They call me mellow yellow
(Quite rightly)
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
They call me Madam Yellow!
Original Lyrics:
They call me Mellow Yellow!
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
They call me Mado Yano.
Original Lyrics:
They call me mellow yellow.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
They call me Man In Yellow. (Quite brightly!)
Original Lyrics:
They call me Mellow Yellow (Quite rightly!)
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
They call me ManoYano.
Original Lyrics:
They call me Mellow Yellow.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
They call me Manoyello.
Original Lyrics:
They call me Mellow Yellow.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
They call me Meadow Yeadow.
Original Lyrics:
They call me Mellow Yellow.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
They call me Mello Yello.
Original Lyrics:
They call me Mellow Yellow.
Mello Yello is a soda that is similar to Mountain Dew.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
They call me Mellow Yellow (I can't breathe)
Original Lyrics:
They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
They call me Mellow Yellow, quite right, slick.
Original Lyrics:
They call me Mellow Yellow, quite rightly.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
They call me Mellow Yellow. (That's my drink!)
Original Lyrics:
They call me Mellow Yellow. (Quite rightly!)
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
They call me man, oh yeah now.
Original Lyrics:
They call me Mellow Yellow.
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
They call me Mellow Yellow (that's right slick)
or
They call me Mellow Yellow (twice nightly)
or
They call me mello yellow (diet sprite)
or
They call me mello yellow (diet sprite)
Original Lyrics:
They call me Mellow Yellow (quite rightly)
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
They call me mellow yellow (I try to slip)
Original Lyrics:
They call me Mellow Yellow (Quite Rightly)
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
White rice
Original Lyrics:
Quite rightly
Donovan's, "Mellow Yellow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yellow, they call me Madam Yellow.
Original Lyrics:
Yellow, they call me mellow yellow.

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