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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 20 most recent songs that have been 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!).

Indexes: [#] [A] [B] [C] [D] [E] [F] [G] [H] [I] [J] [K] [L] [M] [N] [O] [P] [Q] [R] [S] [T] [U] [V] [W] [Y] [Z]
David Guetta's, "Titanium (ft. Sia)"
The Misheard Lyrics:
But all your bullets are crochet
The Real Lyrics:
But all your bullets ricochet
The Story: Me and my friend were playing music on a game with our vip. I was singing along and said 'but all your bullets ricochet', and she turns to me, and asks, 'Did you say all your bullets are crochet?' and she did not know what crochet was. So I showed her images of crochet and we got a new inside joke. - Submitted by: Echowing
George Friedric Handel's, "Hallelujah"
The Misheard Lyrics:
And it shall rain forever and ever
The Real Lyrics:
And he shall reign forever and ever
The Story: Both make sense when it's a sentence alone; but considering this song, it's really the real words that make sense. - Submitted by: Cody Finke
DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince's, "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Now this is the story all about now
The Real Lyrics:
Now this is the story all about how
The Story: Sounded like "now" but it was really "how"! - Submitted by: Cody Finke
Elton John's, "Tiny Dancer"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Lay me down in sheets of lettuce.
How it feels from day to day.
The Real Lyrics:
Lay me down in sheets of linen
You had a busy day today.
The Story: About half of what Elton John sang in the 70s was unintelligible. His audiences didn't really care. - Submitted by: David Adamson
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Scar Tissue"
The Misheard Lyrics:
With the Berber shades, it's a lovely view.
The Real Lyrics:
With the birds I'll share this lonely view.
The Story: It has been nearly 20 years (it will be 20 next year) since this song was released as a single and I can't believe it has taken me this long and via a misheard lyrics website to finally find out the actual lyric sung by Anthony Kiedis. For some reason I just assumed that Kiedis was making a comment about some Berber from North Africa was giving him some shade while he was at the beach, or had loaned him some sunglasses specifically from North Africa and because of that the view was much more lovely. - Submitted by: Peter
Sir Douglas Quintet's, "She's About a Mover"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody, moo cow!
The Real Lyrics:
She's about a mover
The Story: Get an ugly girl to marry you? - Submitted by: Old Comedywriter
Rick James', "Super Freak"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Jesus super freak
The Real Lyrics:
She's a super freak
The Story: I misheard this lyric while I was at Taekwondo class. My mom fell on the floor laughing when she heard me say "Jesus super freak". - Submitted by: Jessica Sterikoff-Smith
Ladysmith Black Mambazo's, "Life Savers"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Sophomore Life Savers...hum!
The Real Lyrics:
So full of Life Savers...yum!
The Story: That's what I thought I heard! - Submitted by: Cody Finke
Wang Chung's, "Dance Hall Days"
The Misheard Lyrics:
We were so in nights
And we would dance all days
We were cool on Christ
The Real Lyrics:
We were so in vies
In our dance hall days
We were cool on cries
The Story: I was dating a Christian and I heard We were cool on Christ. Sort of like we were cool on the whole Christ thing, no one will be turned away from taking drugs and dancing all day long because they are into Jesus. - Submitted by: Rob
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Scar Tissue"
The Misheard Lyrics:
With the bourbon shades it's a lonely view
The Real Lyrics:
With the birds I'll share this lonely view
The Story: Thought they were talking about being lonely cause they were drunk and high a lot. - Submitted by: Claudiapatx

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