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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 New Coat of Paint 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.

Tom Waits', "New Coat of Paint"
Misheard Lyrics:
Less butter new coat of paint
On this lonesome old town
Original Lyrics:
Let's put a new coat of paint
On this lonesome old town

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