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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 Wish You Were Here 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.

Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
A walk on Parliament Hill
Original Lyrics:
A walk on part in the war
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
A walk on by in the park, for a leaf grown in a cage
Original Lyrics:
A walk on part in the war, for a lead role in a cage
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
A walk on part in The Wall
For a leaf grown in a cage
Original Lyrics:
A walk on part in the war,
for a lead role in a cage
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
A walk on part in The Wall,
for a lead role in a cage
Original Lyrics:
A walk on part in the war,
for a lead role in a cage
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
A walk on part in The Wall
For a Negro in a cage.
Original Lyrics:
A walk on part in the war
For a lead role in a cage.
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
A walk on part in The War
For a Negro in a cage.
Original Lyrics:
A walk on part in the war
For a lead role in a cage
Radiohead's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
A walk-on part in a war
For a Negro in a cage.
Original Lyrics:
A walk-on part in a war
For a lead role in a cage.
Either Thom wanted to make his own version of the song using his own editing, or he made a very embarrassing mistake!
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
A walk on part in the war for a leaf rolled in a cane
or
A walk on part in the war, for a negro in a cage
or
A walk-on part in the war for an eagle in a cage
or
A walk-on part in the war for an eagle in a cage
Original Lyrics:
A walk on part in the war, for a lead role in a cage
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
A welcome part in the warmth for the lead role in a cage
Original Lyrics:
A walk on part in the war for a lead role in a cage
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
And did you exchange
A walk on part in the war
For a Negro in a cave?
Original Lyrics:
And did you exchange
A walk on part in the war
For a lead role in a cage?
Incubus', "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
And in this moment, I'm Alpaca.
Original Lyrics:
And in this moment, I am happy.
Incubus', "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
But my answer is the Indian saying.
Original Lyrics:
But my hands are busy in the air.
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can you tell a green feel?
Original Lyrics:
Can you tell a green field?
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
Did they get you to trade your heroes for gold?
Original Lyrics:
Did they get you to trade your heroes for ghosts?
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
Did they get you to trade
Your heroes for goals?
Original Lyrics:
Did they get you to trade
Your heroes for ghosts?
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
Did they get you to trail
Original Lyrics:
Did they get you to trade
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
Did they get you to train your hero's ghosts
Hot assholes for trees,
Hot air full of cool breeze,
Cold comfort for change.
Did you exchange a walking cane in the war
For a tadpole in a cave?
Original Lyrics:
Did they get you to trade your hero's for ghosts,
Hot ashes for trees,
Hot air for the cool breeze,
Cold comfort for change.
Did you exchange a walk on part in the war
For a lead role in a cage?
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
Did they get you to train
Your heroes for goats?
Original Lyrics:
Did they get you to trade
Your heroes for ghosts?
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
Did you exchange a walk on part in the war
For a Negro in a cage?
Original Lyrics:
Did you exchange a walk on part in the war
For a lead role in a cage?
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
Did you exchange
A walk-on part in 'The Wall'
For an egg roll in a cave?
Original Lyrics:
And did you exchange
A walk on part in the war
For a lead role in a cage?
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hard ashes for trees
Hot air for a cool breeze
Cold comfort for change
Did you exchange
A walk unparred on the wall
For l'hero [like how it would be in French] in a cage?
Original Lyrics:
Hot ashes for trees,
Hot air for a cool breeze
Cold comfort for change
Did you exchange a walk on part in the war,
For a lead role in a cage?
Incubus', "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wish I had beer
Original Lyrics:
I wish you were here
Incubus', "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wish you were hair.
or
I wish you were queer.
Original Lyrics:
I wish you were here.
Blackmore's Night's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wish you were here, don't you know
The stove is getting colder.
Original Lyrics:
I wish you were here, don't you know
The snow is getting colder.
Incubus', "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm counting UFO's
I signal them with my ladder.
Original Lyrics:
I'm counting UFO's
I signal them with my lighter.
Incubus', "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm counting UFOs
I signal them with my ladder
Original Lyrics:
I'm counting UFOs
I signal them with my lighter
Incubus', "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maybe I should always care,
but my anthem is the end the end is near
Original Lyrics:
Maybe I should hold with care
But my hands are busy in the air saying:
Incubus', "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
The sky resembles a black lit canopy with holes punched in it
I'm gunning UFO's Signal them with my Letters
Original Lyrics:
The sky resembles a back lit canopy
With holes punched in it
I'm counting UFOs I signal them with my lighter
Incubus', "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
The world's a roller coaster
And I am not strapped in
Maybe I should always care
But my hands are busy in the alley.
Original Lyrics:
The world's a roller coaster
And I am not strapped in
Maybe I should hold with care
But my hands are busy in the air.
Incubus', "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
The world's a rollercoaster
And I am not trapped in
Maybe I should kill myself
But an insane hole takes me in there, yeeah.
Original Lyrics:
The world's a roller coaster
And I am not strapped in
Maybe I should hold with care
But my hands are busy in the air.
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
Walk on part of the wharf
Original Lyrics:
A walk on part in the war
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're just two a**holes
Swimmin' in a fishbowl...
Original Lyrics:
We're just two lost souls
Swimming in a fish bowl,
Pink Floyd's, "Wish You Were Here"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're just two lost soles swimming in a fishbowl.
Original Lyrics:
We're just two lost souls swimming in a fishbowl.

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