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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 Space Oddity 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, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
And it's time to leave,
You're captured if you're dead
Original Lyrics:
And it's time to leave the capsule
If you dare
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the papers want to know who shot you where.
Original Lyrics:
And the papers want to know whose shirts you wear.
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the papers want to know whose shorts you wear
Original Lyrics:
And the papers want to know whose shirts you wear.
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Check ignition and may Gonzo be with you
Original Lyrics:
Check ignition and may God's love be with you
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Clown control to Major Tom
Original Lyrics:
Ground control to Major Tom
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Clown control to Major Tongue.
Original Lyrics:
Ground control to Major Tom.
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Clown control to Mao Tse Tung.
Original Lyrics:
Ground control to Major Tom.
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ground Control to Major Tom
Take your pronking pills and put your helmet on
Original Lyrics:
Ground Control to Major Tom
Take your protein pills and put your helmet on.
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ground Control to Major Tom
Take your routine pills and put your helmet on.
Original Lyrics:
Ground Control to Major Tom
Take your protein pills and put your helmet on.
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ground Control to Major Tung
Original Lyrics:
Ground Control to Major Tom
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ground Control, Tomato Tom.
Original Lyrics:
Ground Control to Major Tom.
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ground control to Major Talk.
Original Lyrics:
Ground control to Major Tom.
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ground control to Major Tom,
your son is dead.
There's something wrong
Original Lyrics:
Ground control to Major Tom,
your circuit's dead.
There's something wrong
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ground control to Major Tongue.
Original Lyrics:
Ground control to Major Tom.
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ground control to Major Tums.
Original Lyrics:
Ground control to Major Tom.
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ground control to Major tongs
Original Lyrics:
Ground control to Major Tom
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ground control to Mao Tse Tong
Take your drowsing pills and put your helmet on.
Original Lyrics:
Ground control to Major Tom
Take your protein pills and put your helmet on.
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ground control to Mao Tse-tung.
Original Lyrics:
Ground Control to Major Tom.
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ground control to major tongue
Original Lyrics:
Ground control to Major Tom
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm controlled to make you talk
Original Lyrics:
Ground control to Major Tom
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lemon Turf is blue and there's nothing I can do
Original Lyrics:
Planet Earth is blue and there's nothing I can do
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now it's time to feed the catfish, if you dare.
Original Lyrics:
Now it's time to leave the capsule, if you dare.
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Planet Earth is through and there's nothing I can do
Original Lyrics:
Planet Earth is blue and there's nothing I can do
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take your propane pills and put your helmet on.
Original Lyrics:
Take your protein pills and put your helmet on.
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
This is Major Tom to Ground Control,
I'm stepping through the dark
Original Lyrics:
This is Major Tom to Ground Control,
I'm stepping through the door
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
This is ground control to Major Fly
Come men sit count down engines on.
Original Lyrics:
This is ground control to Major Tom
Commencing countdown, engines on.
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
This is ground control to Major Tom
Commencing count down and ginseng.
Original Lyrics:
This is ground control to Major Tom
Commencing countdown, engines on.
David Bowie's, "Space Oddity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Though I cross one hundred thousand miles
I'm feeling very skilled.
Original Lyrics:
Though I'm past one hundred thousand miles
I'm feeling very still.

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