Misheard Song Lyrics

‘I think as long as a song has beautiful lyrics, I’m so happy’ Julie Andrews

Over the Christmas period when the family were all together we all got talking about misheard song lyrics we believed to be true as children (or maybe even adults), so I’ve listed some of the most chucklesome ones that came up in conversation below, feel free to too your own in the comments box!

Artist Song Actual Lyric Misheard Lyric Misheard By
Sound of Music OST So Long, Farewell Auf wiedersehen goodbye Our feet are saying goodbye Dad
Gwen Stefani Hollaback Girl I ain’t no hollerback girl I ain’t no harlem black girl Wishes to remain anonymous
Earth Wind & Fire Boogie Wonderland Dance! Boogie Wonderland Dance! Boogie with your dad Me
Adele Chasing Pavements Should I give up, or should I just keep chasing pavements Should I give up or should I just keep chasing payments Ali
Eternal I Wanna Be The Only One My Lord you do Je mange tout Emma
Rita Ora Hot Right Now Hot Right Now Half price now Tara
KD Lang Constant Craving Constant Craving Can’t stand gravy Faye
Eva Cassidy Somewhere Over the Rainbow Somewhere over the rainbow, way up high Somewhere over the rainbow, weigh a pie Louise
Oceanic Insanity Take me, into insanity, oh yeah. Dream trippin yeah. That’s where I wanna be. Take me, into insanity, oh yeah. Green kippers yeah. That’s where I wanna be. Alan
Toto Africa I bless the rains down in Africa I left some brains down in Africa Me
Eiffel 65 Blue I’m blue da ba de da ba die I’m blue if I was green I would die Aileen
Idina Menzel Let It Go Let it go, let it go, can’t hold it back any more Let it go, let it go, can’t honey back any more Darcy (aged 5)
Michael Jackson Black or White I’m not going to spend my life being a colour I’m not going to spend my life being a brother Angela
The Automatic Monster What’s that coming over the hill is it a monster What’s that coming over the hill is it a rockstar Angela
Fall Out Boy This Ain’t a Scene This aint a scene it’s a goddam arms race This ain’t a scene it’s a goddam arse face Garry
Madonna La Isla Bonita a young girl with eyes like the desert A young girl with eyes like potatoes Me

Some further material if you want to see what other people have being mishearing all these years: http://www.kissthisguy.com/

 

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