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Damien Rice's, "I Remember"
The Misheard Lyrics:
But I, I whip myself with scones, scones
I want h***, but you have to sit above me.
The Real Lyrics:
But I, I whip myself with scorn, scorn
I wanna hear what you have to say about me.
The Story: I didn't understand this song when I heard it anyway. But when it reached that section, I just thought to myself 'How did it jump onto an S&M topic?' No prizes for guessing, I was laughed at with what I thought I heard. Still, whatever Damien and the female vocalist [can't remember her name] were doing, they surely were specific. - Submitted by: Devil Jones
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