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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!).

Tones and I's, "Dance Monkey"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Moo for me, moo for me, moo for me, moo for me
The Real Lyrics:
Move for me, move for me, move for me, move for me
The Story: When I first heard the lyric, I thought it said, "Moo for me" as in going moo like a cow. - Submitted by: Keeley McEnhill
Tones and I's, "Dance Monkey"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Ooh I Cinco, Cinco, Cinco anytime
The Real Lyrics:
Ooh I see you, see you, see you every time
The Story: Cinco is a Spanish of the Number Five - Submitted by: JZ Alvarez

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