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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. For more information about the misheard lyrics available on this site, please read our FAQ.

Song names are sorted by first letter, excluding A and The. This is sorted by song title only, not by song title and performer. So if two different performers preformed the same song, you'll see misheard lyrics for both on the same page (provided the song title was spelt the same both times, and misheard lyrics have been submitted for both!).

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Here's a couple of the most recent entries...

Sara Bareilles', "Brave"
The Misheard Lyrics:
And let the words come out
The Real Lyrics:
And let the words fall out
The Story: I thought it had to do with coming out rather than falling out! - Submitted by: Cody Finke
Bruce Springsteen 's, "If I Was The Priest "
The Misheard Lyrics:
F*ck it about the old friends and the old times
The Real Lyrics:
Forget about the old friends and the old times
The Story: I couldn’t believe that Bruce would drop the f bomb in his lyrics but his raspy, slightly New Jersey accented voice doesn’t make what he’s actually saying very clear - Submitted by: Dayna

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