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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.

This page contains a list of the songs that have stories about their misheard lyrics submitted.

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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Annie Lennox's, "No More I Love You's"
The Misheard Lyrics:
I used to be lunatic from the gracious days.
The Real Lyrics:
I used to be lunatic from your precious face.
The Story: This source comes directly from David Freeman, who wrote the song. Annie is singing the wrong words. - Submitted by: Jk
Annie Lennox's, "Walking on Broken Glass"
The Misheard Lyrics:
But I don't care for sugar, Homey, if I can't have you!
The Real Lyrics:
But I don't care for sugar honey, if I can't have you.
The Story: I thought that Annie might have been trying to cash in on Damon Wayans' In Living Color character "Homey D. Clown"... - Submitted by: Al
Annie Lennox's, "Would I Lie To You?"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Beep Beep, I'll make it, make it.
The Real Lyrics:
Believe me, I'll make it, make it.
The Story: Well, the song is about how she's leaving, so I assumed that was the sound of the car horn. - Submitted by: Dave
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