Commonly Misheard Lyrics That Will Make You Feel Like a Dummy. Oops.
Imagine that you are singing a song that you love at the top of your lungs. Your friend keeps giving you strange looks and you don’t understand why. It’s probably because you are singing so loud, but you don’t care.
After the song is over you ask your friend what the problem is. They tell you that you’ve actually been singing the incorrect lyrics to your favorite song for quite some time now. (Whoops, that’s super embarrassing.)
1.) Queen – We Will Rock You
eil Many people misheard the lyric, “Kicking your can all over the place.” as “Kicking your CAT all over the place.” That’s awkward.
2.) Johnny Nash – I Can See Clearly Now
amazon The fairly straightforward lyric, “I can see clearly now the rain is gone.” is often misheard as “I can see clearly now, Lorraine is gone.” Must hate Lorraine.
3.) Bon Jovi – Livin’ On A Prayer
45cat People often mishear, “It doesn’t matter if we make it or not” as, “It doesn’t matter if we’re naked or not.”
4.) AC/DC – Dirty Deeds
amazon “Dirty Deeds, Done Dirt Cheap” is often misheard as “Dirty Deeds, Thunder Jeep” or “Done Goat Sheep.”
5.) The Monkees – I’m A Believer
45cat “And then I saw her face, now I’m a believer” can often be misheard as “now I’m gonna leave her.” She must’ve had a pretty awful face.
6.) Jimi Hendrix – Purple Haze
thenextweb Perhaps the most famous misheard lyrics, “Excuse me while I kiss the sky” is commonly misheard as “Excuse me, while I kiss this guy.”
7.) Creedence Clearwater Revival – Bad Moon Rising
45cat “There is a bad moon on the right.” can be misheard as “There is a bathroom on the right.”
8.) The Bee Gees – More Than A Woman
theguardian Some people were wondering why The Bee Gees would sign about a “Bald headed woman.”
9.) Abba – Dancing Queen
billboard “Hear her scream, kicking the dancing queen.” are some pretty dark misheard lyrics for this Abba song.
10.) DJ Khaled – All I Do Is Win
nickiminaj The lyric “I can’t never get enough” is misheard as “I can never get it up.” Sounds like someone needs Viagra.
11.) Billy Joel – We Didn’t Start The Fire
denverlibrary “It was always burning said the worst attorney” is a misheard lyric which sounds more like the worst arson defense attorney.
12.) The Beatles – I Want To Hold Your Hand
alancook Bob Dylan famously misheard, “I get high, I get high, I get high.” When he told John Lennon that, Lennon corrected him, saying that the lyrics are “I can’t hide, I can’t hide, I can’t hide.” What a hilarious misunderstanding.
Make sure you study up those lyrics if you’re going to go around belting out your favorite song. It’ll spare you some headaches and embarrassment.