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Cutting Crew's, "(I Just) Died in Your Arms"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Oh I, I just died in your arms tonight.
And must have been sometimes away.
I should to walk away.
I should to walk away.
The Real Lyrics:
Oh I, I just died in your arms tonight.
It must have been some kind of kiss.
I should have walked away.
I should have walked away.
The Story: The solo guitar-epic slow rock ballad originally came to 'la petite mort' ("the little death") and was their greatest hit to date as of 2017 where topping on Billboard's Pop Chart. - Submitted by: Wisnu Aji
Cutting Crew's, "I Just Died In Your Arms Tonight"
The Misheard Lyrics:
I fall on my hands and my head
and know I was wrong.
The Real Lyrics:
I followed my hands, not my head.
I know I was wrong.
The Story: ! - Submitted by: Scott McLoud

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