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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 Moonage Daydream 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.

David Bowie's, "Moonage Daydream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cheap electric irons on me, babe.
Original Lyrics:
Keep your 'lectric eye on me, babe.
Editor's note: It would make no sense whatsoever for him to say "Ebay" because Ebay didn't exist when this song came out.
David Bowie's, "Moonage Daydream"
Misheard Lyrics:
I smoke a lot of big monkey bud
Original Lyrics:
You're squawking like a pink monkey bird
David Bowie's, "Moonage Daydream"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a motherf***** coming for you.
Original Lyrics:
I'm a mama-papa coming for you.
David Bowie's, "Moonage Daydream"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a spaceship, baby
Original Lyrics:
I'm a space invader
David Bowie's, "Moonage Daydream"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm an alligator
I'm a mother-f***er coming for you.
Original Lyrics:
I'm an alligator
I'm a mama-papa comin' for you.
David Bowie's, "Moonage Daydream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Keep your electric eye on Ebay, put your ray-gun to my head.
Original Lyrics:
Keep your electric eye on me, babe, put your ray-gun to my head.
Editor's note: This song came out LONG before Ebay (or any website) even came into existence, so this mishearing would be an anachronism.
David Bowie's, "Moonage Daydream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Spoken like a big monkey butt
Original Lyrics:
You're squawking like a pink monkey bird
David Bowie's, "Moonage Daydream"
Misheard Lyrics:
The church of mad love is such a holy place to be.
Original Lyrics:
The church of man, love, is such a holy place to be.
David Bowie's, "Moonage Daydream"
Misheard Lyrics:
The church of madness is such a holy place to be.
Original Lyrics:
The church of man, love, is such a holy place to be.
David Bowie's, "Moonage Daydream"
Misheard Lyrics:
You smoke a lot a drink monkey birds
And I mustn't have the brains for the world.
Original Lyrics:
You're squawking like a big monkey bird
And I'm busting up my brains for the words.
David Bowie's, "Moonage Daydream"
Misheard Lyrics:
You smoke a lot of green, monky girl
And I'm messing up my brains for the world.
Original Lyrics:
You're squawking like a pink monkey bird
And I'm busting up my brains for the words.
David Bowie's, "Moonage Daydream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your squawking like a big funky bird
and I am busting up my brains for the words
Original Lyrics:
You're squawking like a pink monkey bird
And I'm busting up my brains for the words.
David Bowie's, "Moonage Daydream"
Misheard Lyrics:
smoking a lot of big monkey bird
Original Lyrics:
You're squawking like a pink monkey bird

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