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Misheard Lyrics

Post by Wolter » 08 Apr 2010, 4:04pm

A few lines I've personally misheard in songs (and one from a friend in high school that I found hilarious):

My hearing: "Don't masquerade in the dying shades of love"
Real Lyric: "Don't masquerade with the guy in shades, oh no."
- Corey Hart, "Sunglasses At Night" (I like mine better)

My hearing: "It's time to be Jamaicans"
Real Lyric: "It's time to meet your makers"
- Fugazi, "Latin Roots"

My friend's hearing: "Gangway, Street Slave! I'll never behave!"
Real Lyric: "Langauge keeps me locked and repeating"
- Fugazi, "Stacks" (always cracks me up)

My hearing: "Lately one or two fully blooded Jews have been working for the Clampdown."
Real Lyric: "Lately one or two have fully paid their dues for working for the Clampdown."
- What do you think?
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Re: Misheard Lyrics

Post by eumaas » 08 Apr 2010, 4:07pm

"Lately one or two fully blooded Jews have been working for the Clampdown."
Well, that lyric is flatly impossible...
I feel that there is a fascistic element, for example, in the Rolling Stones . . .
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Re: Misheard Lyrics

Post by rcs » 08 Apr 2010, 4:07pm

Wolter wrote:My hearing: "Lately one or two fully blooded Jews have been working for the Clampdown."
Real Lyric: "Lately one or two have fully paid their dues for working for the Clampdown."
- What do you think?
because of you, i always hear "blooded jews"... you bastard
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Re: Misheard Lyrics

Post by Heston » 08 Apr 2010, 4:09pm

My hearing: A year has passed since I broke my nose.
Real lyric: A year has passed since I wrote my note.

Message In A Bottle - The Police
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Re: Misheard Lyrics

Post by Wolter » 08 Apr 2010, 4:09pm

Heston wrote:My hearing: A year has passed since I broke my nose.
Real lyric: A year has passed since I wrote my note.

Message In A Bottle - The Police
I'd be willing to break Sting's nose if it will help.
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Re: Misheard Lyrics

Post by tepista » 08 Apr 2010, 4:10pm

eumaas wrote:
"Lately one or two fully blooded Jews have been working for the Clampdown."
Well, that lyric is flatly impossible...
We can watch him make it on the nine o'clock news
Standing there in Palestine fighting the jews
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Re: Misheard Lyrics

Post by eumaas » 08 Apr 2010, 4:11pm

tepista wrote:
eumaas wrote:
"Lately one or two fully blooded Jews have been working for the Clampdown."
Well, that lyric is flatly impossible...
We can watch him make it on the nine o'clock news
Standing there in Palestine fighting the jews
Listen, Brits don't see Jews.
I feel that there is a fascistic element, for example, in the Rolling Stones . . .
— Morton Feldman

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Re: Misheard Lyrics

Post by Wolter » 08 Apr 2010, 4:11pm

Related note: I used to think the following musical titles were correct (as a child):

"The Best Little Warehouse in Texas"
"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamboat."
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Re: Misheard Lyrics

Post by Heston » 08 Apr 2010, 4:14pm

My hearing: "Oh, a funny hat!"
Real lyric: "Oh what fun we had."

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Re: Misheard Lyrics

Post by Wolter » 08 Apr 2010, 4:20pm

Heston wrote:My hearing: "Oh, a funny hat!"
Real lyric: "Oh what fun we had."

Baggy Trousers - Madness
That one made me chuckle. I'll probably hear that from now on.
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Re: Misheard Lyrics

Post by Heston » 08 Apr 2010, 4:22pm

Wolter wrote:
Heston wrote:My hearing: "Oh, a funny hat!"
Real lyric: "Oh what fun we had."

Baggy Trousers - Madness
That one made me chuckle. I'll probably hear that from now on.
What, you chuckling instead of the lyric?
I just polished off some Low Country shrimp & grits and a mess of collards. That's a hell of a strain on the arm.

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Re: Misheard Lyrics

Post by Wolter » 08 Apr 2010, 4:23pm

Heston wrote:
Wolter wrote:
Heston wrote:My hearing: "Oh, a funny hat!"
Real lyric: "Oh what fun we had."

Baggy Trousers - Madness
That one made me chuckle. I'll probably hear that from now on.
What, you chuckling instead of the lyric?
Maybe.
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Re: Misheard Lyrics

Post by eumaas » 08 Apr 2010, 4:24pm

Heston wrote:
Wolter wrote:
Heston wrote:My hearing: "Oh, a funny hat!"
Real lyric: "Oh what fun we had."

Baggy Trousers - Madness
That one made me chuckle. I'll probably hear that from now on.
What, you chuckling instead of the lyric?
Why do I always feel like Moe when you're going all Curly at Larry over there?
I feel that there is a fascistic element, for example, in the Rolling Stones . . .
— Morton Feldman

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Re: Misheard Lyrics

Post by Silent Majority » 08 Apr 2010, 4:29pm

Midnight to six man
For the first time from Jamaica
Villager and a Lee Right Smart
Do Right Wilson, a cool operator

Camp boots a UK pop reggae
With backing fine sound systems
And if they've got anything to say
There's many blacks in television

My body was fucked up so nice with uncool stage fright
Dancing from the bass line to the trouble
But onstage they ain't got no roots rock rhythm
Onstage they ain't got no...roots rock hello-ooooo

Vespa, vespa. This is a booby in a tank
'Cos it won't get you anywhere
Fooling with the cunts
The British Army is waiting out there
An' it weighs fifteen hundred tons
Not teargas nor baton charge
That stops you taking the city


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Re: Misheard Lyrics

Post by eumaas » 08 Apr 2010, 4:31pm

I know the proper lyric, but it always sounds like UK pop brigade and blues rock rebel to me.
I feel that there is a fascistic element, for example, in the Rolling Stones . . .
— Morton Feldman

I've studied the phenomenon of neo-provincialism in self-isolating online communities but this place takes the fucking cake.
— Clashy

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