Making fun of music, one song at a time. Since the year 2000.
Check out the two amIright misheard lyrics books including one book devoted to misheard lyrics of the 1980s.
(Toggle Right Side Navigation)

Real Lyrics

This section explores real song lyrics, as opposed to lyrics that are misheard or made up.

amIright Events -> Latest Entries

Sep 10

Even the nights are better now that it's the Air Supply round. Come and join us! Everybody who has an Air Supply song already written or chooses to write one for this contest can enter. You don't need to be a member or anything special like that as long as you want to join in feel free! :-) (Comments & Parodies)

Top Submittors | Suggest an amIright event

Songs That Mention a Boasting -> Latest Entries

The Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Party On Your P*$$y"
The Boasting Lyrics:
Well, my landlady, she lives 3 houses away. She claims that she can hear my baby screamin' to me "F*ck me, Anthony! Yeah, Anthony!"
Submitted by: Thaddeus Gammelthorpe

The most recent song lyrics with boasting available

Songs That Mention a Celebrity -> Latest Entries

"Weird Al" Yankovic's, "Tacky"
The Lyrics:
Now I'm dropping names almost constantly.
That's what Kanye West keeps telling me.
Who They Mention:
Kanye West, a famous musician.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

The most recent celebrity song lyrics available

Songs That Mention a Product -> Latest Entries

Jerry Jeff Walker's, "Up Against the Wall Redneck"
The Lyrics:
He drives a '57 GMC pick-up truck.
It's got a gun rack and a "Goat Ropers Need Love, too!" sticker.
Product Brand Name:
GMC trucks
Submitted by: Bob

The most recent song lyrics which mention name brand products available

Songs That Mention Other Songs -> Latest Entries

Rihanna's, "SOS"
The Song Lyrics:
Just hold me close boy 'cause I'm your tiny dancer
Song They Mention:
A direct reference to Elton John's "Tiny Dancer" (1972), by title and lyric (the "hold me close" part).
Submitted by: nally

The most recent songs that mention other songs lyrics available

Dated Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Dr. Hook's, "Sylvia's Mother"
The dated Lyrics:
And the operator says : "Forty cents more, for the next three minutes."
Why They're dated:
Today, you couldn't even make a local payphone call for just 40 cents.
Submitted by: RJSchex

The most recent dated song lyrics available

Dirty Song You Didn't Know Is Dirty -> Latest Entries

Alanis Morissette's, "Head Over Feet"
The dirty Lyrics:
You're the best listener that I've ever had
You're my best friend, best friend with benefits What took me so long?
Why They're dirty:
Best friends with benefits means that you engage in sexual activity with someone without being attached to them.
Submitted by: Celes

The most recent dirty song lyrics available

Funny Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Korn's, "All in the Family"
The Funny Lyrics:
Check you out, punk. Yes I know you feel it.
You look like one of those dancers from the Hanson Video.
You little fairy smellin' on your flowers.
Nappy hairy chest, look, it's Austin Powers. (Oh, yeah baby)
Why They're funny:
The whole song is just Fred Durst and Jonathan Davis throwing insults back and forth at each other. You have to hear the whole song to see why it's funny in a sense.
Submitted by: wadded beef

The most recent funny song lyrics available

Repetitive Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Elton John's, "Blessed"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
And you, you'll be blessed
You'll have the best I promise you that
I'll pick a star from the sky, pull your name from a hat
I promise you that
Promise you that
Promise you that
You'll be blessed
Why They're Repetitive:
I love this song but it gets repetitive, especially at the end where he keeps saying "Promise you that, promise you that, promise you that...." til the end. OK, OK. We get it! You made your point. Damn!
Submitted by: Annie

The most recent repetitive song lyrics available

Nonsensical Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Alan Parsons Project's, "Eye In The Sky"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
The sun in your eyes
Made some of the lies worth believing
Why They're Nonsensical:
Very funny, but just how does the sun in one's eyes make some of his or her lies worth believing?
Submitted by: Isac

The most recent nonsensical song lyrics available

Insincere Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Helmet's, "Smart"
The Insincere Lyrics:
I know that your smart
I've heard it all before
Why They're Insincere:
Imagine meeting some guy in a bar and that's what he said to you.
Submitted by: S.O.S

The most recent insincere song lyrics available

Misrhymed Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Vicki Lawrence's, "The Night the Lights Went Out In Georgia "
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
Said I'm your best friend and you know that's right.
But your young bride ain't home tonight.
Since you been gone, she's been seeing that Amos boy Seth.
Now he got mad, and he saw red.
Andy said: "Boy, don't you lose your head,
'Cause to tell you the truth, I been with her myself."
Why They're Misrhymed:
Seth and self aren't quite a match
Submitted by: Bob

The most recent misrhymed song lyrics available

Insulting Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Alanis Morissette's, "Head Over Feet"
The Insulting Lyrics:
You're the best listener that I've ever had
you're my best friend with benefits
What took me so long?
Why They're Insulting:
Isn't it best not to have sex with somebody that you're not in love with?
Submitted by: Celeste

The most recent insulting song lyrics available

Inappropriate Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

50 Cent's, "Candy Shop"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
I'll take you to the candy shop
I'll let you lick the lollipop
Why They're Inappropriate:
Sounds pedophilistic, don't you think? (Hint: This lyric is actually a metaphor, not to be taken literally.)
Submitted by: Joey Lawrence (no, not the actor)

The most recent inappropriate song lyrics available

Spelling Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Iggy Pop, "L.o.s.t."
The Words:
Submitted By: Allan
Morrissey, "Ouija Board, Ouija Board"
The Words:
S.T.E.V.E.N. and P.U.S.H.O. double F.
Submitted By: Allan

The most recent spelling song lyrics available

Made Up Words Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Temptations, "Ball of Confusion"
The Made Up Words:
Great Googamooga
Why has this classic song not yet been mentioned?
Submitted By: Russell
Dio, "Evilution"
The Made Up Words:
Submitted By: GlamRockNinjaLord

The most recent made up words song lyrics available

Songs That Open With It's Title Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Calvin Harris ft. Ellie Goulding, "I Need Your Love"
Lyrics it Opens With:
I need your love, I need your time, when everything's wrong you make it right.
Submitted By: Crafthead
Pet Shop Boys, "Hold On"
Lyrics it Opens With:
Hold on, hold on
Submitted By: Sutch

The most recent song that opens with it's title lyrics available

Scary Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Pat Benatar's, "Hell is for Children"
The Lyrics:
Hell is for children!
I first thought that this was indicating that children were going straight to Hell itself. I later found out that it was about child abuse, but then again that's a form of "Hell" in this material life anyway : *** (
Submitted by: Stop The Madness NOW

The most recent scary lyrics available

Bad Grammar in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

John Denver's, "Thank God I'm A Country Boy"
The Lyrics:
But the Lord and my wife wouldn't take it very good
"Good" is an adjective; the adverb "well" is required here.
Submitted by: RJSchex

The most recent songs with bad grammar lyrics available

Real Places Mentioned in Songs -> Latest Entries

Mel Tillis', "Send Me Down To Tucson"
The Lyrics:
Go on and send me down to Tucson and I’ll get the job done.
Tucson, Arizona
Submitted by: Bob

The most recent song that real places mentioned in songs available

Lyrics Pronunciation -> Latest Entries

Platinum Blonde's, "Manchester United Theme Song"
The Lyrics:
Man United, Man United,
we're the boys in the back, white, and blue
Man United, Man United
and we're going to take the heed
off of you, you, YOU!
Heed or Head. Platinum Blonde sang Heed for Kenny MacLean who was of Scottish decent and always sang it that way.
Submitted by: Celeste

There are more Lyrics Pronunciation available

Foreign Language in English Songs -> Latest Entries

Jason Derulo feat. 2 Chainz's, "Talk Dirty"
The Lyrics:
Dos Cadenas, close to genius
"Dos Cadenas" literally means "two chains" in Spanish. You don't say.
Submitted by: <3

There are more Foreign Language in English Songs available

Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Crowded House's, "Skin Feeling"
The Lyrics:
I love the pigment in your skin
I love the way it moves me
I like the smell of that shop
I like the way it serves me
I like the things that you said
When you were misbehaving
I love you and you love me
Don't lose that skin feeling
I'm looking old I'm feeling young
It's the truth my child
My second life has just begun
With this hungry girl
Very upbeat song with very deep, depressing lyrics written and sung by the late drummer Paul Hester.
Submitted by: Annie

There are more Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics available

Onomatopoeia in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Beatles', "Maxwell's Silver Hammer"
The Lyrics:
Bang Bang! Maxwell's silver hammer came down on her head!
Bang Bang is heard many times during the chorus.
Submitted by: GlamRockNinjaLord

There are more Onomatopoeia in Lyrics available

Lyrics Spoonerisms -> Latest Entries

The Beatles', "Here, There, And Everywhere"
The Lyrics:
Each one believing that love never dies
Each one believing that dove never lies
Submitted by: Mae Beam

There are more Lyrics Spoonerisms available

Lyrics Alliteration -> Latest Entries

The Beatles', "Let It Be"
The Lyrics:
Whisper words of wisdom
3 Ws in four words.
Submitted by: Denise DeSerio

There are more Lyrics Alliteration available

TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Genesis', "Blood on the Rooftops"
The Lyrics:
Streets of San Francisco, a word from Peking
"The Streets Of San Francisco"; A Quinn Martin Production
Submitted by: Mickey D.

There are more TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics available

Bad Ringtone Choices -> Latest Entries

Rolling Stones', "Too Much Blood"
The Lyrics:
Too much, too much BLOOD! Too much, too much BLOOD! YAAAAAAHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!
If you're in a war zone and you see a lot of dead bodies strewn across a dead end street then you may not want to have this comical horror movie song as a ringtone.
Submitted by: Turn It Off If You Want To

There are more Bad Ringtone Choices available

Other Pages

Real Lyrics Quiz

Who sang:
"A slim chance in tight pants"

Yesterday's Results

The lyrics to identify were:
"We act just like two kids at play / Get mad over something silly"

The correct answer was:
The Persuaders, "Love Gonna Pack Up (And Walk Out)"

How people responded:
The Toys: 25.0%
The Persuaders:25.0%
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes: 33.3%
The Delfonics : 16.7%
Total Responses: 12

The Most Recent Lyrics Quiz

  Lyrics Quiz #75 - No one's taken it yet...

Check out the rest of the lyrics quizzes available

Please Note

This section is for the discsusion of lyrics, but not an archive of complete lyrics.

If you have an idea for another topic to discuss dealing with real song lyrics, let me know.