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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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Bastille's, "Pompeii"
The Misheard Lyrics:
I'm going to be an octopus about this
The Real Lyrics:
How can I be an optimist about this?
The Story: misheard and sung by my son - Submitted by: RB
Bastille's, "Pompeii"
The Misheard Lyrics:
ayy lmao, lmao ayy lmao, lmao ayy lmao, lmao ayy lmao, lmao
The Real Lyrics:
eh eh oh, eh oh eh eh oh, eh oh eh eh oh, eh oh eh eh oh, eh oh
The Story: Reddit did a thing and stuff happened - Submitted by: Dave

There are more Bastille misheard lyrics available.

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