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    Misunderstood lyrics

    Some posts in the 'SOS' thread got me thinking..

    Misunderstood lyrics that you (or somebody you know) has actually sung - aloud or just in your head.

    Got any howlers that you want to admit to?!

    I always though the operatic bit in Bohemian Rhapsody went: "Beelzebub's put a telephone aside for me"

    Go on - post your worst mistakes :xmasthumbup:

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    Marvin Gaye - I heard it through the drainpipe

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    The Police - Message in a bottle, "a year has passed since I broke my nose"

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    Hot Chocolate - I believe in milko and T.Rex - Banger gone

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    Quote Originally Posted by ian gibson View Post
    The Police - Message in a bottle, "a year has passed since I broke my nose"
    :xmashehe:

    Wasn't that tune a follow up to 'Sue Lawley'

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vimana. View Post
    :xmashehe:

    Wasn't that tune a follow up to 'Sue Lawley'

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    Elton John - candle in the wind, "goodbye aubergine"

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    Bryan Adams - Summer Of '69
    "Got my first real sex dream, I was 5 at the time."

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    I frequently get Breeders lyrics wrong. Then I learn what they are and I forget them again.

    I thought Driving on 9 was "Driving all night". The song is called Driving on 9. In my defence, who really looked at song titles on CDs?

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    Every time you go away, you take a piece of meat with you.

    To be fair I was only 6 when that song came out.

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    Purple Haze,
    excuse me while i kiss this guy.

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    Whitney Houston's 'saving all my love for you' I used to think she was singing 'Cos I'm shaving off my muff for you'

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    Quote Originally Posted by Colonel Cærdiffi View Post
    Every time you go away, you take a piece of meat with you.

    To be fair I was only 6 when that song came out.
    You certainly butchered those lyrics.

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    I always heard Donna Summers' 'I feel love' as 'Nappy Love'.

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    Only last year I said to the Mrs why would band aid let in light and banish aid , she said it`s shade you dull 2hat and I said but why would they banish shade its fecking boiling in Africa ffs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by insider View Post
    Only last year I said to the Mrs why would band aid let in light and banish aid , she said it`s shade you dull 2hat and I said but why would they banish shade its fecking boiling in Africa ffs.
    'Do they know it's Christmas?' was a line that always made me cringe - as other dogmas are available over there.

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    Kings of Leon - "You want it, she's got it, Johnny Vegas gonna change your mind"

    A great one I heard on here years ago was someone who misheard the words to a City song

    "I'll be there, I'll be there, with a little bit of trouble I'll be there" :xmashehe:

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    Went travelling to oz in 1989 and took stone roses new album with me. Lad I was living with from Plymouth would wander around the house singing "I wanna be a dog".....we'd all have a little giggle every time but we never told him and one day he just shot off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by goats View Post
    Went travelling to oz in 1989 and took stone roses new album with me. Lad I was living with from Plymouth would wander around the house singing "I wanna be a dog".....we'd all have a little giggle every time but we never told him and one day he just shot off.
    He probably thought that you had booked him in to the vet's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by goats View Post
    Went travelling to oz in 1989 and took stone roses new album with me. Lad I was living with from Plymouth would wander around the house singing "I wanna be a dog".....we'd all have a little giggle every time but we never told him and one day he just shot off.
    What did he think of the "you adore me" part? Was he adored because he wanted to a dog?

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    Quote Originally Posted by NYCBlue View Post
    What did he think of the "you adore me" part? Was he adored because he wanted to a dog?
    We did wonder about that, he was a tad simple mind and really hadn't given it any thought I reckon, he prob thought it was about a bloke whose dog adored him....

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    Abba - Thank you for the music

    "I'm nothing special, in fact I'm a bit of a whore"

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    Somewhere over the rainbow weigh a pie

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    Quote Originally Posted by goats View Post
    We did wonder about that, he was a tad simple mind and really hadn't given it any thought I reckon, he prob thought it was about a bloke whose dog adored him....

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    There is a term for this phenomenon, and it is a 'Ladymondegreen', after someone thought that was the line when it actually said 'laid him on the green'.

    For years as a kid I sang 'Bumbading Badonna' to the opening line of UB40's Ivory Madonna

    I also made up a word to fit the Stranglers classic 'Golden Brown' with the line 'with my mansheerun'. A relative of Ed Sheeran perhaps? I looked up the real lyric a few years ago.

    A more recent one I had debunked by my GF was my decades long belief that Feargal Sharkey sang 'A good heart it says is hard to find'.

    Although revenge was mine the other day when I explained that Wham sang 'Fun and sunshine, there's enough for everyone, all that's missing is the sea' but she had always just mumbled nonsense to fill that last bit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ian gibson View Post
    Elton John - candle in the wind, "goodbye aubergine"
    You must have been posh. We'd never even seen an aubergine in 1972.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric The Blue View Post
    You must have been posh. We'd never even seen an aubergine in 1972.
    They were plain old eggplants back then, before the divisive rebrand.

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    Another ABBA one - I remember thinking the first line from verse one of Super Trouper was:
    I was sick and tired of everything
    when I called you last night from Tesco

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric The Blue View Post
    You must have been posh. We'd never even seen an aubergine in 1972.
    They were sold on the outdoor market on the Hayes in the late sixties/1970. My brother was amused by them and brought one home. He told me that it was an 'ormagee' (as he understood it from the stall holder) and included images of it in his cartoons.
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