Misheard Lyrics, a.k.a. mondegreens

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Sarah McLachlan ~ Building a Mystery
What I heard: "You strut your Astra wear and your suicide pole."
What it really is: "You strut your Rasta wear and your suicide poem."

Avril Lavigne ~ I'm With You
What I heard: "No forceps on the ground"
What it really is: "No footsteps on the ground"
 

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It doesnt get any better then this:

[YOUTUBE]AGZudINZSrI[/YOUTUBE]

[YOUTUBE]SlGa-fsE5Bs[/YOUTUBE]
 
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From Disturbed - Fear:

Actual:
"Stand back, brother take your hand back
Leave it and I might crack"

What I heard:
"<something>, <something>...
Even in a Maybach"
:lol:


I have a terrible time hearing or remembering lyrics, possibly because I have trouble hearing voices in noisy environments.
For example, in a bar with loud music, I could have someone talk directly in my ear and I still wouldn't be able to figure out what they're saying.
I would maybe hear every 4th or 5th word or so, and I would have to figure out what they're trying to say from that.
But in a quiet environment, I can hear everything just fine.
 

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"Excuse me while I kiss this guy."
 

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^ Hendrix was in a Purple Haze at the time, coulda been kissing a dude?
* shrugs *

:)
 

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Pearl Jam:

"Oh Aaam Aaaaaaaaam Amstel Light."


Also,

The Eagles:
"On a long desert highway, Cool Whip in my hair."
 

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Cold Chisel - Cheap Wine
Real lyrics: "Cheap wine and a 3 day growth"

What I thought: "Cheap wine and a 3 legged goat"
 

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[YOUTUBE]ZHIop4mhRro[/YOUTUBE]

[youtube]bMiV5Ls_LVU[/youtube]
 
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Grateful Dead: Alabama Getaway
"Reason the call girls love him, promise them everything"

Real "Reason the poor girls love him, promise them everything"

Oh...Rush: Freewill
"Mr Moonie honours to direct our aimless dance" (From the Unification Church)

Real "A host of holy horrors to direct our aimless dance"

I also thought Alive by Pearl Jam was about a guy asking a girl out...and boy was that wrong...
 
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What I hear:
"All the singlets"

Actual Lyrics:
All the single ladies (Beyonce)

What I hear:
"I know you're tight"

Actual Lyrics:
I know your type (Starship Cobra)
 

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Interpreted as how the song sounds in English.

[YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fSpI4oZoDc[/YOUTUBE]

[YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2nOGRP_XCU[/YOUTUBE]
 
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The first time I heard Train's "Drops of Jupiter" I thought the line was:
"And see the lights are faded, and Van Halen is overrated"

When actually, the line is:
"And see the lights are faded, and that Heaven is overrated"
 

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CCR - Bad Moon Rising.

"There's a bathroom, on the right"

Actual lyrics

"There's a bad moon, on the rise"


<3

Damn you, that song came up in the car yesterday and that was all I could hear :lol:
 

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All this and noone posted the biggest and most famous of these (and funniest if you ask me)? hmmmm

[YOUTUBE]bLpROhIg9eA[/YOUTUBE]
 
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Most famous mondegreen?

Maybe if you live your life on the internet, lol.
 

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^ Hendrix was in a Purple Haze at the time, coulda been kissing a dude?
* shrugs *

:)
The actual line is "Excuse me while I kiss the sky". However as a funny trivia Hendrix knew about the misheard version and sometimes sang "kiss this guy" on live performances.
 
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