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Misheard lyrics (also called mondegreens) occur when people misunderstand the lyrics in a song. These are NOT intentional rephrasing of lyrics, which is called parody. For more information about the misheard lyrics available on this site, please read our FAQ.

This page contains a list of the songs that have stories about their misheard lyrics submitted.

Song names are sorted by first letter, excluding A and The. This is sorted by song title only, not by song title and performer. So if two different performers preformed the same song, you'll see misheard lyrics for both on the same page (provided the song title was spelt the same both times, and misheard lyrics have been submitted for both!).

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Avenged Sevenfold's, "Beast and the Harlot"
The Misheard Lyrics:
She's a drowning place for cheez-its
She's a rage fork every ugly singing
Every filthy dirt
And its a drink of poisoned lime
To so so waiting with our kings
Falling down to sedimentary beasts
The Real Lyrics:
She's a drowning place for demons
She's a cage for every unclean spirit
Every filthy bird
And makes us drink the poisoned wine
To fornicating with our kings
Fallen now is Babylon the Great.
The Story: First time misheard lyrics. - Submitted by: Me
Avenged Sevenfold's, "Critical Acclaim"
The Misheard Lyrics:
You've gone too far: a clone!
The Real Lyrics:
You've gone too far: acclaim!
The Story: I saw this circulating on some lyric videos and websites for the longest time. I see how to some it can sound like "A clone!"... but in the context of the song, it doesn't fit with the theme or make sense. - Submitted by: justaperson
Avenged Sevenfold's, "God Hates Us"
The Misheard Lyrics:
You wanna hit my son?
The Real Lyrics:
You wanna hear my side?
The Story: For as long as I remember I've heard the line like this and even after I found out what the real lyrics were, I still hear it like this. Makes the song sound much darker. - Submitted by: Lorelei
Avenged Sevenfold's, "Nightmare "
The Misheard Lyrics:
You should have know the crows are evil.
The Real Lyrics:
You should have known the price of evil.
The Story: I have no idea why but that's what I thought M. Shadows was saying. Most of the song was hard for me to understand. That's how I am with most songs. - Submitted by: Alejandro Cerano
Avenged Sevenfold's, "So Far Away"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Time still turns the pages of my broken sperm
The Real Lyrics:
Time still turns the pages of the book it's burned
The Story: My girlfriend thought these were the lyrics - and it made no sense to her! (Talk about mixed metaphors!) - Submitted by: pmggp
Avenged Sevenfold's, "Unholy Confessions"
The Misheard Lyrics:
When ginsengs hit my blood You'll be the one to fall!
The Real Lyrics:
When sin's deep in my blood
You'll be the one to fall.
The Story: I was drinking lots of energy drinks at the time. And we would say ginseng alot - Submitted by: Ashley

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