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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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Gowan's, "You're A Strange Animal"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Green sling jelly ball, do I shadow?
Green sling jelly ball, do you follow?
The Real Lyrics:
You're a strange animal,
That's what I know
You're a strange animal,
I've got to follow
The Story: The first time I heard this, that's what I thought and sounded like he was singing. It took my ages to find the song. - Submitted by: Lexi
Gowan's, "You're a Strange Animal"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Here is a cherry bomb, a cherry bomb
That's what I know
The Real Lyrics:
You're a strange animal (animal)
That's what I know
The Story: played as intro music on Louder with Crowder, so I figured it had to be words that actually meant something, looked it up and well...the light bulb came on. - Submitted by: Jess

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