11 Times People Hilariously Misheard Song Lyrics

With the speed of some songs these days, it’s no wonder there are misheard lyrics. Generally, though, you can decipher what is being said just based on context.

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However, some people just can’t seem to get it right.

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People have shared some of their most hilariously misheard lyrics and honestly, it’s shocking. How can you be that far off?

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Check out some of the funniest misheard lyrics we could find. Warning: Some of them you won’t be able to un-hear.

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1. How To Save A Life by The Fray

Actual Lyric: “And I pray to God he hears you.”

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Misheard Lyric: “And I pray to God he kills you”

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2. We Built This City by Starship

Actual Lyric: “We built this city on rock and roll”

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Misheard Lyric: “We built this city on sausage rolls”

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3. Tiny Dancer by Elton John

Actual Lyric: Hold me closer, tiny dancer.

Misheard Lyric: Hold me closer, Tony Danza

4. Livin’ On A Prayer by Bon Jovi

Actual Lyric: It doesn’t make a difference if we make it or not

Misheard Lyric: It doesn’t make a difference if we’re naked or not

5. Purple Haze by Jimi Hendrix

Actual Lyric: Excuse me while I kiss the sky

Misheard Lyric: Excuse me while I kiss this guy

6. I Wanna Hold Your Hand by The Beatles

Actual Lyrics: I wanna hold your hand

Misheard Lyrics: I wanna hold your ham

There are even more hilariously misheard lyrics on the next page! Find out if you’ve been singing these songs wrong this whole time!

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7. I’m A Believer by The Monkees

Actual Lyrics: Then I saw her face, now I’m a believer

Misheard Lyrics: Then I saw her face, now I’m gonna leave her

8. Message In A Bottle by The Police

Actual Lyrics: A year has passed since I wrote my note

Misheard Lyrics: A year has passed since I broke my nose

9. Blank Space by Taylor Swift

Actual Lyrics: Got a long list of ex-lovers.

Misheard Lyrics: Got a lot of Starbucks lovers

10. Chasing Pavements By Adele

Actual Lyrics: Should I just keep chasing pavements?

Misheard Lyrics: Should I just keep chasing penguins?

11. Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-A-Lot

Actual Lyrics: I like big butts and I cannot lie

Misheard Lyrics: I like big butts and a can of limes

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Emma C
Freelance Writer