Absurd Misheard Song Lyrics

You sure you heard that right?

1. “Cups (When I’m Gone)” by Anna Kendrick

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Actual lyric: “You’re gonna miss me by my walk,
You’re gonna miss me by my talk,
Oh, you’re gonna miss me when I’m gone.”

2. “Closer” by Nine Inch Nails

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Actual lyric: “My whole existence is flawed.”

3. “Tiny Dancer” by Elton John

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Actual lyric: “Hold me closer, tiny dancer.”

4. “I Want It That Way” by The Backstreet Boys

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Actual lyric: “Tell me why, ain’t nothin’ but a heartache.”

5. “My Heart Will Go On” by Celine Dion

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Actual lyric: “I believe that the heart does go ooooonnnnnnnnn…”

6. “Ghostbusters Theme” by Ray Parker, Jr.

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Actual lyric: “Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters!” I mean, obviously.

7. “Africa” by Toto

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Actual lyric: “I bless the rains down in Africa.”

8. “You Oughta Know” by Alanis Morissette

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Actual lyric: “It’s not fair to deny me of the cross I bear that you gave to me.”

9. Your turn! What are some songs with lyrics you misheard? Add them in the comments.

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