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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.

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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Here's a couple of the most recent entries...

Motley Crue's, "Kickstart My Heart"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Skydive naked
From an aeroplane
Or livin' with a
Body full of metal springs
The Real Lyrics:
Skydive naked
From an aeroplane
Or a lady with a
Body from outerspace
The Story: All these years blasting "Kickstart My Heart" on family roadtrips singing "with a body full of metal springs!"... I still refuse to believe those aren't the real lyrics. - Submitted by: Anna
Billy Ocean's, "Caribean Queen"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Carry me quick
The Real Lyrics:
Caribean Queen
The Story: Boyfriend at the time thought these were the lyrics. Carry me quick really? - Submitted by: Sally Hathaway

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