[ENTERTAINMENT] 10 Favorite Misheard Song Lyrics

Great writers know to pay attention to how their words sound when read aloud. The same goes for when those words are sung. Here are ten noteworthy song lyrics that are commonly misheard.

1. Jimi Hendrix – Purple Haze

  • Mistaken lyrics: “Excuse me, while I kiss this guy.”
  • Actual lyrics: “Excuse me while I kiss the sky.”

2. Bon Jovi – Living On A Prayer

  • Mistaken lyrics: “It doesn’t make a difference if we’re naked or not.”
  • Actual lyrics: “It doesn’t make a difference if we make it or not.”

3. ABBA — Dancing Queen

  • Mistaken lyrics: “Dancing queen, feel the beat from the tangerine.”
  • Actual lyrics. “Dancing queen, feel the beat from the tamborine.”

4. The Monkees — I’m A Believer

  • Mistaken lyrics: “Then I saw her face, now I’m gonna leave her.”
  • Actual lyrics: “Then I saw her face, now I’m a believer.”

5. Johnny Nash – I Can See Clearly Now

  • Mistaken lyrics: “I can see clearly now, Lorraine is gone.”
  • Actual lyrics: “I can see clearly now, the rain is gone.”

6. Queen – We Will Rock You

  • Mistaken lyrics: “Kickin’ your cat all over the place.”
  • Actual lyrics: “Kicking your can all over the place.”

7. Billy Joel​ — We Didn’t Start the Fire

  • Mistaken lyrics: “We didn’t start the fire. It was always burning said the worst attorney.”
  • Actual lyrics: “We didn’t start the fire. It was always burning since the world’s been turning.”

8. Bob Marley — Stir It Up

  • Mistaken lyrics: “Cereal, little darlin’, cereal.”
  • Actual lyrics: “Stir it up, little darlin’, stir it up.”

9. Creedence Clearwater Revival — Bad Moon Rising

  • Mistaken lyrics: “There’s a bathroom on the right.”
  • Actual lyrics: “There’s a bad moon on the rise.”

10. Pearl Jam — Yellow Ledbetter

  • Mistaken lyrics: “Ayyyyywwwaaaahyyyyaaaaninowwwwanaaaaahreeessssssaayyyurrruuuuuuwoooshaaayyyyyyyer!”
  • Actual lyrics: “…?”

Source: Huffington Post

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