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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 What It Takes 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.

Aerosmith's, "What It Takes"
Misheard Lyrics:
And of all those late night promises
I guess they don't mean a thing.
Original Lyrics:
And, uh, all those late night promises
I guess they don't mean a thing
Aerosmith's, "What It Takes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Girl, before I met you, I was F-I-N-E burn
Original Lyrics:
Girl, before I met you, I was F-I-N-E fine
Aerosmith's, "What It Takes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Girl, before I met you
I was f-i-n-g-y.
Original Lyrics:
Girl, before I met you
I was f-i-n-e fine.
Aerosmith's, "What It Takes"
Misheard Lyrics:
It was easy to keep all your lines in the sky
`Cause you had it in deep with the devil in your eyes.
Original Lyrics:
It was easy to keep all your lies in disguise
`Cause you had it in deep with the devil in your eyes.
Aerosmith's, "What It Takes"
Misheard Lyrics:
It was easy to keep all your lives in the sky
Original Lyrics:
It was easy to keep all your lies in disguise
Aerosmith's, "What It Takes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lady go lady go lady go
Original Lyrics:
Let it go let it go let it go
Aerosmith's, "What It Takes"
Misheard Lyrics:
So tell me who's to blame for thinking Christ?
or
So tell me who's to blame for thinking crimes?
Original Lyrics:
So tell me who's to blame for thinking twice?
Aerosmith's, "What It Takes"
Misheard Lyrics:
So tell me whose to blame for being trite.
Original Lyrics:
So tell me whose to blame for thinking twice.
This is my favorite song ever. Even with the misheard lyrics. Some days I even like my trite lyric better.
Aerosmith's, "What It Takes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell me how it is that you can't sleep
In the night
Without thinking your loss of the thing that was good
In your life to the toss of the dime.
Original Lyrics:
Tell me how it is that you can sleep
In the night
Without thinking you lost everything that was good
In your life to the toss of the dice.
Aerosmith's, "What It Takes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell me that your body doesn't miss my church
Original Lyrics:
Tell me that your body doesn't miss my touch
Aerosmith's, "What It Takes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell me what it takes to make you go
Original Lyrics:
Tell me what it takes to let you go
Aerosmith's, "What It Takes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell me you ain't diein' when your killin' me
Original Lyrics:
Tell me you ain't diein' when your cryin' for me
Aerosmith's, "What It Takes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Without thanking you lost everything that was good in your life to the toss of the PAIN!
Original Lyrics:
Without thinking you lost every thing that was good in your life to the toss of the dice!
Aerosmith's, "What It Takes"
Misheard Lyrics:
You spared me up like money
Then you hung me out to try.
Original Lyrics:
You spent me up like money
Then you hung me out to dry.
Aerosmith's, "What It Takes"
Misheard Lyrics:
You sped me up like money.
Original Lyrics:
You spent me up like money.
Aerosmith's, "What It Takes"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're back on the street like a thin piece of beef
Original Lyrics:
You're back on the street like you didn't miss a beat

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