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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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Matt Nathanson's, "Come On Get Higher"
The Misheard Lyrics:
So come on get high
The Real Lyrics:
So come on get higher
The Story: I kept thinking that he was singing about being on crack. - Submitted by: Cody Finke
Matt Nathanson's, "Headphones"
The Misheard Lyrics:
I feel invincible. My head phones home
The Real Lyrics:
I feel invincible with my headphones on
The Story: I kept thinking of E.T. and wondered how these could be the empowering lyrics they seemed to be if she/he was obviously too high to care. - Submitted by: Ena
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New entries in this section are currently reviewed by Brian Kelly. Previous editors (if any) are listed on the editors page.


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