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Absurd Misheard Song Lyrics

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"Cups (When I'm Gone)" by Anna Kendrick

Universal Pictures / Via

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."

"Closer" by Nine Inch Nails

Nothing/TVT/Interscope / Via

Actual lyric: "My whole existence is flawed."

"Tiny Dancer" by Elton John

Uni Records / Via

Actual lyric: "Hold me closer, tiny dancer."

"I Want It That Way" by The Backstreet Boys

Jive Records / Via

Actual lyric: "Tell me why, ain't nothin' but a heartache."

"My Heart Will Go On" by Celine Dion

Columbia Records, Epic Records / Via

Actual lyric: "I believe that the heart does go ooooonnnnnnnnn..."

"Ghostbusters Theme" by Ray Parker, Jr.

Arista Records / Via MTV2,

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

"Africa" by Toto

Columbia Records / Via

Actual lyric: "I bless the rains down in Africa."

"You Oughta Know" by Alanis Morissette

Maverick Records, Reprise Records / Via

Actual lyric: "It's not fair to deny me of the cross I bear that you gave to me."

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

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