The Most Common Misheard Lyrics


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These misheard lyrics that fit so perfectly, they will keep you laughing every time; and may even change your mind from ever hearing the original lyrics again.

1.) Purple Haze by Jimi Hendrix

Misheard lyric: Scuse me, while I kiss this guy.
Correct lyric: Scuse me, while I kiss the sky.



2.) Empire State of Mind Jay Z ft. Alicia Keys

Misheard lyric: Baby I'm from New York. Concrete jungle wet dream tomato.
Correct lyric: Baby I'm from New York. Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.


3.) Blank Space by Taylor Swift

Misheard lyric: If the high was worth the pain. Gotta love these Starbucks lovers.
Correct lyric: If the high was worth the pain. Got a long list of ex-lovers.


4.) Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen

Misheard lyric: Beelzzebub has a devil motorcycle.
Correct lyric: Beelzebub has a devil put aside for me.


5.) Apologize by Timbaland ft. OneRepublic

Misheard lyric: It’s too late to pawn a giant, it's too late.
Correct lyric: That it's too late to apologize, it's too late.


6.) Leave Your Lover by Sam Smith

Misheard lyric: Suck my milk made sour free.
Correct lyric: Set my midnight sorrow free.


7.)  Bootylicious by Destiny's Child

Misheard lyric: I don’t think you’re ready for fish jelly.
Correct lyric: I don't think you're ready for this jelly.


8.)  Clarity by Zedd ft. Foxes

Misheard lyric: Cause you are the piece of meat I wish I didn’t eat.
Correct lyric: Cause you are the piece of me I wish I didn't need.


9.) Message in a Bottle by The Police

Misheard Lyric: A year has passed since I broke my nose.
Correct lyric: A year has passed since I wrote my note.


10.) Livin’ on a Prayer by Bon Jovi

Misheard lyric: It doesn’t make a difference if we’re naked or not.
Correct lyric: It doesn’t make a difference if we make it or not.


11.) Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival

Misheard lyric: There’s a bathroom on the right.
Correct lyric: There’s a bad moon on the rise.


12.) Like a Virgin by Madonna

Misheard lyric: Like a virgin, touched for the thirty-first time.
Correct lyric: Like a virgin, touched for the very first time.


13.) Dancing Queen by ABBA

Misheard lyric: See that girl, watch her scream, kicking the dancing queen. 
Correct lyric: See that girl, watch that scene, dig in the dancing queen.


14.) Sweet Dreams by The Eurythmics

Misheard lyric: Sweet dreams are made of cheese. 
Correct lyric: Sweet dreams are made of these.


15.) I'm a Believer by The Monkees

Misheard lyric: Then I saw her face, now I’m gonna leave her.
Correct lyric: Then I saw her face, now I’m a believer.


16.) Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by The Beatles

Misheard lyric: Blue seal in the sky with diamonds. 
Correct lyric: Lucy in the sky with diamonds.


17.) We Will Rock You by Queen

Misheard lyric: Kicking your cat all over the place.
Correct lyric: Kicking your can all over the place.


18.) Sex on Fire by Kings of Leon

Misheard lyric: Ohh, dyslexics on fire.
Correct lyric: Ohh, this sex is on fire.


19.) Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana

Misheard lyric: Here we are now, in containers.
Correct lyric: Here we are now, entertain us.


20.) The Final Countdown by Europe

Misheard lyric: We’re working for peanuts. 
Correct lyric: We’re heading for Venus.


21.) Knee Deep by  Zac Brown Band ft. Jimmy Buffett's

Misheard lyric: She got too close so I farted.
Correct lyric: She got too close so I fought it.


22.) Rock Around the Clock by Bill Haley

Misheard lyric:  When the clock strikes twelve, we'll poop our pants.
Correct lyric: When the clock strikes twelve, we'll cool off then.


23.) Just Dance by Lady Gaga

Misheard lyric: Just dance, gotta pee okay, gotta doo doo.
Correct lyric: Just dance, gonna be okay, da da do do.


24.) I Want It That Way by Backstreet Boys

Misheard lyric: Ain't nothin' but a Fart, hey. Ain't nothin' but a Beef Steak
Correct lyric: Ain't nothin' but a heartache. Ain't nothin' but a mistake.


25.) Flashdance (What A Feeling) by Irene Cara

Misheard lyric: Take your pants off and make it happen.
Correct lyric: Take your passion and make it happen.


26.) Chasing Pavements by Adele

Misheard lyric: Or should I just keep chasing penguins.
Correct lyric: Or should I just keep chasing pavements.


27.) I'm Every Woman by Chaka Khan

Misheard lyric: I’m Terry Wogan. 
Correct lyric: I’m every woman.


28.) We Are Family by Sister Sledge

Misheard lyric: Let me just staple the vicar. 
Correct lyric: Just let me state for the record.


What songs have you misheard that aren't listed here?