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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 Pretty Persuasion 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.

R.E.M.'s, "Pretty Persuasion"
Misheard Lyrics:
I cannot wear that in this heat it's all wrong
Have to wear that on my sleeve it's all wrong all wrong
Original Lyrics:
And I put that in this heat it's all wrong
Try to wear that on my sleeve it's all wrong all wrong
R.E.M.'s, "Pretty Persuasion"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's my want, her radiant light
All has been tried, to reach her side.
Original Lyrics:
It's what I want, hurry and buy
All has been tried, follow reason and buy.
R.E.M.'s, "Pretty Persuasion"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's what I want, hurry and buy
All has been drowned, hurry and buy.
Original Lyrics:
It's my want, her radiant light
All has been tried, to reach her side.

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