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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...

Depeche Mode's, "Everything Counts"
The Misheard Lyrics:
The turning point of a career in Korea, being insincere
The Real Lyrics:
The turning point of a career, in a career of being insincere
The Story: The turning point of a career, in a career of being insincere - Submitted by: Margarete
Creed's, "Bullets"
The Misheard Lyrics:
It's a hand! It's a hand! It's a hand!
The Real Lyrics:
Through my head! Through my head! Through my head!
The Story: One of my high school classmates played this song one time. I couldn't tell what the guy was saying but it sounded like he was shouting something about a hand. My friends and I all cracked up over this hilarious mishearing! - Submitted by: spencer griffin

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