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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!).

Vertical Horizion's, "Give You Back"
The Misheard Lyrics:
I want to give you a bath
Soap and lather here.
The Real Lyrics:
I want to give you back
Somewhere out of here.
The Story: I was driving the 200 mi. drive I took every weekend for about a year to visit my fiance and was really digging this cd. I learned the lyrics as stated above without questioning it because I just figured people write weird songs sometimes and it was kinda sexy in an odd way so I just took it for face value. Well, one afternoon at my boyfriends house I read the liner notes with the lyrics inside... oops. I had been singing this goofy song to him for months without knowing he knew the real words and just kept it to himself. Needless to say the man married this goofball in september of that year and we've been taking baths together for 3 years! - Submitted by: Loryn
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