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    Updated on Jul 17, 2019. Posted on Jul 16, 2019

    People Are Sharing Song Lyrics They've Been Getting Completely Wrong And It's Hilarious

    What do you mean those aren't the words?

    Emily Nussbaum, a TV critic for The New Yorker, asked Twitter users to tweet their worst musical misunderstandings, and the answers didn't disappoint.

    Please tweet your worst musical misunderstanding

    Here are some of the funniest misunderstood song lyrics:

    1. Four Tops — "Ain't No Woman (Like the One I've Got)"

    @emilynussbaum “Ain’t no woman like the One-Eyed Glott.”

    Real lyric: "Ain't no woman like the one I've got."

    2. Manfred Mann's Earth Band — "Blinded by the Light"

    @emilynussbaum "Wrapped up like a douche, another boner in the night"

    Real lyric: "Revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night."

    3. OutKast – "Hey Ya!"

    @emilynussbaum Not mine, but: my best friend spent weeks insisting that the “Hey Ya” lyric was “shake it like a corduroy pizza” instead of “shake it like a Polaroid picture”

    Real lyrics: "Shake it like a Polaroid picture."

    4. Gene Autry — "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer"

    @emilynussbaum Olive the other Reindeer

    Real lyrics: "All of the other reindeer."

    5. Toto — "Africa"

    @emilynussbaum I guess it rains down in Africa

    Real lyrics: "I bless the rains down in Africa."

    6. TLC — "Waterfalls"

    Real lyric: "Don't go chasing waterfalls."

    7. The Fresh Prince & DJ Jazzy Jeff — "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"

    @emilynussbaum also, as a child I believed the fresh prince hailed from westville, rodophia

    Real lyric: "In West Philadelphia, born and raised..."

    8. Dusty Springfield — "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me"

    @emilynussbaum “You don’t have to say you love, just be closet ham.”

    Real lyric: "You don't have to say you love me / Just be close at hand."

    9. PSY — "Gangnam Style"

    @Stevehastweeted @emilynussbaum My mom thought it was "Open Condom, Smile."

    Real lyric: "Oppa Gangnam style."

    10. KISS — "I Wanna Rock N Roll All Night"

    @emilynussbaum “I wanna rock and roll all night/And part of every day.” Because...everything in moderation?

    Real lyric: "I wanna rock and roll all night / And party every day."

    11. Peggy Lee — "Fever"

    @emilynussbaum You give me beavers When you kiss me Beavers when you hold me tight. BEAVERS!

    Real lyric: "You give me fever (you give me fever) when you kiss me / Fever when you hold me tight (you give me fever)."

    12. Faith Hill — "This Kiss"

    @emilynussbaum The first time I heard Faith Hill's "This Kiss" was in a KFC. I thought she was singing, "Biscuits! Biscuits!"

    Real lyric: "This kiss, this kiss."

    13. Marvin Gaye — "Sexual Healing"

    @emilynussbaum In "Sexual Healing," when Marvin Gaye sings "I can't wait for you to operate," I thought he said, "I can't wait for you to ovulate."

    Real lyric: "Darling, you're so great / I can't wait for you to operate."

    14. TLC — "No Scrubs"

    @emilynussbaum “A scrub is a guy who thinks he’s fly, also known as a bus stop”

    Real lyric: "A scrub is a guy that thinks he's fly / And is also known as a busta."

    15. Tina Turner — "What's Love Got to Do with It"

    @emilynussbaum I thought the chorus to Tina Turner's song was "What's Love, Dr. Doo... Dr. Doolittle?"

    Real lyric: "What's love got to do, got to do with it?"

    16. Rick James — "Super Freak"

    @emilynussbaum Superfreak by Rick James: always thought it was "The kind of girl you read about in Newsweek magazine." Turns out its "new wave magazines."

    Real lyric: "The girl's a super freak / The kind of girl you read about / In new wave magazines."

    17. Uncle Kracker — "Drift Away"

    Real lyric: "Oh, give me the beat, boys, and free my soul / I wanna get lost in your rock and roll and drift away."

    18. ABBA — "Dancing Queen"

    @emilynussbaum “Dancing queen, feel the beat from the tangerine!” My entire childhood.

    Real lyric: "Dancing queen / Feel the beat / From the tambourine /Oh yeah."

    Which song lyrics have you been singing completely wrong? Tell us about them in the comments below.

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