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Songs ruined by misheard lyrics?

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TillyMint81 Thu 02-Nov-17 20:05:18

My husband is a bugger for changing lyrics to songs.
Most recently it was the Rag n Bone Mans 'Human' that he ruined for me.
He changed to words to 'I'm in a human casserole' instead of 'I'm only human, after all'
Before that it was the song that goes 'ciao, adios, I'm done' which became 'shower de horse, I'm done'
Now when I hear them I can't hear the originals!
What songs have been ruined for you?

FreudianSlurp Thu 02-Nov-17 20:11:09

Macy Gray - I Try "Though I try to hide, it's clear, I wear goggles when you're not here".

Or any of the lyrics on!

LittleLights Thu 02-Nov-17 20:12:07

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GummyGoddess Thu 02-Nov-17 20:12:12

Christmas song I dislike. I know it's "Are you waiting for the family to arrive?
Are you sure you've got the room to spare inside?"

I always hear "Are you waiting for the family to arrive?
Are you sure you've got the will to stay alive?"

Yes, I am a grinch at Christmas usually.

TacoFlavouredKisses Thu 02-Nov-17 20:12:44

Bruce Springsteen - "Wrapped up like a douche in the middle of the night"

juddyrockingcloggs Thu 02-Nov-17 20:21:48

Bette Davis eyes by Kim Carnes

My husband sings ‘she’s had better days besides’! Drives me insane.

Boulshired Thu 02-Nov-17 20:26:54

It’s a common one but I cannot see a sale without humming to myself the Rita Ora “you know you only want it cause it’s half price now”. I annoy myself

ParadiseLaundry Thu 02-Nov-17 20:40:12

For ages I used to think it was:-

'I'm in the mood for dancing, romancing...
You know I shat on a star tonight'

TheEgregiousPeach Thu 02-Nov-17 20:48:00

wrapped up like a douche in the middle of the night gringrin

Mine's Pulps 'disco 2000':
'Deborah do you recall? We would shit on the wall'

It was woodchip on the wall.

Awwlookatmybabyspider Thu 02-Nov-17 20:49:22

I had a friend whose nan thought Ghost Busters said
'Those Basards'grin

MrsMoastyToasty Thu 02-Nov-17 20:51:46

"Paparazzi " by Lady Gaga. All I can hear now is "Robert Runcie " .

Winterhotchocolate Thu 02-Nov-17 20:51:51

For months I genuinely thought the song ‘feels’ was ‘don’t be afraid to catch fish....I know you ain’t afraid to catch fish...’

Bamboofordinneragain Thu 02-Nov-17 20:54:05

Wait, wait.... if it isn’t about fish, then what is it about?????

MyKingdomForACaramel Thu 02-Nov-17 20:54:35

Dh has form for this - "I just sold your eyes, ooh criticise" (Alexander O'Neil criticise)

MyKingdomForACaramel Thu 02-Nov-17 20:55:33

@awwlook - love that - am now imaging a grandma shouting out "those bastards" at full notch at a kids party smile

shushpenfold Thu 02-Nov-17 20:55:38

Brian Adams ‘I want to runter you’. Friend at school thought it was very rude indeed!!

EvilDoctorBallerinaDuck Thu 02-Nov-17 20:56:55

Someone on here posted:

Don't go out tonight
'Cause it's bound to end your life
There's a bathroom on the right.


BernardBlacksHangover Thu 02-Nov-17 20:57:07

My friend thought that Nelly Furtado - Maneater went, "...makes you want more buffalo", instead of "...makes you want more of her love".

My other friend's grandmother used to love the thong song but thought it was "let me sing that song", instead of "let me see that thong".

19lottie82 Thu 02-Nov-17 20:57:36

You’re so vain “with the wife of the postman........wife of the postman”

ParadiseLaundry Thu 02-Nov-17 20:57:56

@TheEgregiousPeach not enough songs reference shitting on things imo

areyouanappliance Thu 02-Nov-17 20:59:28

He changed to words to 'I'm in a human casserole' instead of 'I'm only human, after all'

That did make me laugh OP 😂

TeeniefaeTroon Thu 02-Nov-17 20:59:38

Another one for don’t be afraid to catch fish. My teenage daughter rolls her eyes when I sing it.

FrayedHem Thu 02-Nov-17 21:01:14

She's a prick...Ow!
(Lionel Ritchie Brick House)

TheEgregiousPeach Thu 02-Nov-17 21:06:15

*@ParadiseLaundry*, I agree. Made them more memorable anywaysmile

Sniggering at 'runter you'

FrayedHem Thu 02-Nov-17 21:06:44

"Want you in my room when your baby is sick"

Lady Gaga Bad Romance
(Want you in my rear window
Baby you're sick)

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