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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 Promises 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.

Megadeth's, "Promises"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I come from a place where they drag your horse through the mud
Original Lyrics:
And I come from a place where they drag your hopes through the mud
Basia's, "Promises"
Misheard Lyrics:
But there's no future rhythm memory
(2 lines later)
Oh, there's no future rhythm memory
Original Lyrics:
But there's no future in a memory
(2 lines later)
Oh, there's no future in a memory
Savage Garden's, "Promises"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't go making all those homicides
You know you cannot keep.
Original Lyrics:
Don't go making all those promises
You know you cannot keep.
Basia's, "Promises"
Misheard Lyrics:
However small the possibilities
That sometimes drift out by reality
Original Lyrics:
However small the possibility
But sometimes tripped up by reality
Eric Clapton's, "Promises"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got a problem
Down here of late
I got a woman
Drawin' my pay!
Original Lyrics:
I got a problem
Can you relate?
I got a woman
Callin' love hate.
Eric Clapton's, "Promises"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got a problem, getting laid
I got a woman calling love pain
Original Lyrics:
I got a problem. Can you relate?
I got a woman calling love hate
Megadeth's, "Promises"
Misheard Lyrics:
The wind sings an ancient mebble song.
Original Lyrics:
The wind sings our name in rebel songs.
Megadeth's, "Promises"
Misheard Lyrics:
The wind sings our name in applesauce.
Original Lyrics:
The wind sings our name in rebel songs.
Megadeth's, "Promises"
Misheard Lyrics:
The wind sings our name in metal songs.
Original Lyrics:
The wind sings our name in rebel songs.
Savage Garden's, "Promises"
Misheard Lyrics:
Time is a broken glass with sphincters against the wall.
Original Lyrics:
Time is a broken glass that splinters against the wall.

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