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Misheard Lyrics In Songs #1

Wow, today’s gonna be a great day. Wanna know why? ‘Cause it’s the 1st time I didn’t write this post at 7 pm or at 10 pm on a Sunday! Yay XD

Ah, yes: one of the most awaited series of this blog. In case you’re clueless as to what I’m talking about, I’ll give you the backstory to it. Last Monday, I had asked you guys which one of the two series should I publish first: the misheard lyrics one or the artist names after bad translation one, and so many of you rooted for the former idea. So, here it is!

Boy, did I have so much fun compiling entries for this series. In fact, there are so many entries that there’s a 90% chance you’d get to see a Part 2 come out soon. No seriously, it’ll come out soon………right after I post the Song Lyrics After Bad Translation Part 2. However, this post shall focus on some mainstream songs, as well as certain artists’ popular songs before moving onto some other genres. So, like the Song Lyrics post, this to has a procedure, which is as follows:

  1. The following songs have a snippet of a lyric/lyrics that tend to deceive our hearing skills, along with the actual lyric.
  2. In order to get the feel of it, you need to actually play the mentioned song and read the misheard lyric(s) as soon as it comes on in the song. You can play the song as many times as you like, if you’re still not convinced about this.

That’s pretty much it to this post. Now without further ado, let’s plug in our headphones and see what weird things await ahead.

#1. Empire State Of Mind – Jay Z, Alicia Keys

Misheard: New York, concrete jungle wet dream tomato
Actual: New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of

#2. Livin On A Prayer – Bon Jovi

Misheard: It doesn’t make a difference if we’re naked or not
Actual: It doesn’t make a difference of we make it or not

#3. Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix

Misheard: Excuse me, while I kiss this guy
Actual: Excuse me, while I kiss the sky

#4. Good For You – Selena Gomez

Misheard: I’m farting carrots, I’m farting carrots
Actual: I’m on my 14 carats, I’m 14 carats

#5. Leave Your Lover – Sam Smith

Misheard: Suck my milk made sour free
Actual: Set my midnight sorrow free

#6. All Downhill From Here – New Found Glory

Misheard: Pikachu erected out of your butt
Actual: I figured you were acting out your part

#7. We Will Rock You – Queen

Misheard: Kicking your cat all over the place
Actual: Kicking your can all over the place

#8. Pour Some Sugar On Me – Def Leppard

Misheard: Livin’ like a lover with a red Iphone
Actual: Livin’ like a lover with a radar phone

#9. Stitches – Shawn Mendes

Misheard: Beat it until I can’t breathe,
Shaking, farting onto my knees
Actual: Bleed it until I can’t breathe,
Shaking, falling onto my knees

#10. Eye Of The Tiger – Survivor

Misheard: And the last lone survivor stocks his bread in the night
Actual: And the last known survivior stalks his prey in the night

#11. Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana

Misheard: Here we are now, in containers!
I’m a liar, how do I know?
I’m a skittle, I’m a Beatle, yeah
Actual: Here we are now, entertain us!
A mullato, an albino,
A mosquito, my libido, yeah

#12. Man In The Mirror – Michael Jackson

Misheard: And no mustache could’ve been any clever
Actual: And no message could’ve been any clearer

#13. Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap – ACDC

Misheard: Thirty thieves and the thunder chief
Actual: Dirty deeds and they’re done dirt cheap

This is only the 1st wave so far……..stay tuned for the 2nd wave! (insert the “To Be Continued” title card) Don’t forget to like, share, and comment below on which ones were your favourite. Have a suggestion? Leave it in the comments. Until then, fellow readers!

-Silver Stone

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45 thoughts on “Misheard Lyrics In Songs #1

  1. Concrete jungle wet dream tomato πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    The Selena Gomez one about farting carrots probably makes more sense that the real lyrics. β€œI’m on my 14 carats, I’m 14 carats”. What the hell does that mean?
    One that I used to get wrong when I was younger was Big Yellow Taxi, covered by Counting Crows. ( . β€œDay in paradise, they put up a fucking lie” is what I heard and used to sing. Apparently it’s β€œput up a parking lot”. That doesn’t make any sense either!
    This was brilliant! Well done for getting all these brilliant ones together. Thanks for the giggles – hilarious!!
    Caz xx

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    1. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
      Idk, but it sure as heck sounded like she was saying farting carrots in a fancy accent.
      I recently listened to that song, and I was just stunned to hear a supposed “f- word bomb” in there. Had to listen to it a couple of times to get that misheard lyric…..

      Glad to hear it made your day!

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