16 Times That Misheard Lyrics Were Way Better Than The Original Ones

Thanks mainly to this AskReddit thread.

1. Secret Agent Man, Johnny Rivers.

Correct lyric: “Secret agent man.”

2. I Wanna Rock N Roll All Night, Kiss.

Correct lyric: “I wanna rock and roll all night, and party every day.”

3. Some Nights, Fun.

Correct lyric: “Some nights I stay up cashing in my bad luck.”

4. Rock the Casbah, The Clash.

Correct lyric: “The shareef don’t like it, rock the casbah, rock the casbah.”

5. Black Velvet, Alannah Myles.

Correct lyric: “Black velvet in that little boy’s eyes.”

6. Fresh Prince of Bel Air theme, Will Smith.

Correct lyric: “Chillin’ out, maxin’, relaxin’ all cool, shootin’ some b-ball outside of the school.”

7. Smells Like Teen Spirit, Nirvana.

Correct lyric: “A mulatto, an albino, a mosquito, my libido.”

8. Times Like These, Foo Fighters.

Correct lyric: “I am a street light shining.”

9. Hounds of Love, Kate Bush.

Correct lyric: “I found a fox caught by dogs.”

10. Enter Sandman, Metallica.

Correct lyric: “Sleep with one eye open.”

11. Bad Moon Rising, Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Correct lyric: “Don’t go around tonight, you’re bound to lose your life.”

12. Danger Zone, Kenny Loggins.

Correct lyric: “Highway to the danger zone.”

13. Black Betty, Ram Jam.

Correct lyric: “Whoa, Black Betty (bam-ba-lam), whoa, Black Betty (bam-ba-lam).”

14. Hit Me with your Best Shot, Pat Benetar.

Correct lyric: “Hit me with your best shot.”

15. Higher Love, Steve Winwood.

Correct lyric: “Bring me a higher love.”

16. Addicted to Love, Robert Palmer.

Correct lyric: “Gonna have to face it, you’re addicted to love.”

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Robyn Wilder is a staff writer for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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