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Kidege

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Vegard Pompey

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Is there anyone who did NOT initially mishear the lyrics to Purple Haze?
 

grEEEn

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I've had a hearing impairement since I was a young child. I mishear things ALL the time.

Currently my friends are celebrating my mishearing of my room mate singing "Shorty got low" while sitting RIGHT BESIDE ME.

APPLE PIE MACHINES. lol.

Not a music lyric, but my friends were talking about a blue movie, and a scene that involved a fist, and Belladonna. What I heard was FIFTEEN DOLLAR DONUT.
 

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I understand mishearing Purple Haze... but some lyrics are crystal clear, and yet people mishear them and butcher songs into incongruous, absurd messes. :( I blame shitty 128 kbps mp3's, and shitty laptop speakers...

Sometimes I wonder if I understand english better than native speakers because I am not subjectively limited by a particular accent or dialect, therefore forced to try harder. :confused:
 

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Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel (70's song) 50 ways to leave your lover became 50 ways to kill your lover when I sang along with it

A friend heart that and said he now gets why I'm not so good in relationships

Where upon I said "I don't things half" :D
 

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Not a music lyric, but my friends were talking about a blue movie, and a scene that involved a fist, and Belladonna. What I heard was FIFTEEN DOLLAR DONUT.

I think I've seen that actually.
 

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*sigh*

I mess lyrics up all the time.

My favorite so far.

Rage Against the Machine
-" We're the renegades of funk funk."

I though to be
"We're a rat in a cage that goes bump bump."

Or The Bravery
-"Sometimes I still think of you."

I heard
-"Sometimes I still finger you."
 

Vegard Pompey

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I think my favourite misheard lyric I found on that site is this:

"Slow motion Walter, the fire engine guy"

original lyric: "Smoke on the water, the fire in the sky"

(whenever I hear that song now, I think of those misheard lyrics. I think Slow Motion Walter would just be a really cool nickname and a song about him would have been interesting to hear)

One of my own:
The Beatles - Love You To

Original lyric: "Love me while you can, before I'm a dead old man"

I misheard as

"Love me while you can, four-eyed little man"
 

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I didn't realise that the Purple Haze mistake was so common until I had an argument with my best friend about it and had to look it up on the internet. Only since being told about it can I hear 'kiss this guy' before I always just heard the correct lyrics.
 

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Manfred Mann - Blinded by the Light

'Revved up like a Deuce', not douche. lolz, that one took me awhile.

Also, 'Dirty deeds, dundergy?' ...years later, would discover they're really saying... 'Dirty deeds done chirt cheap'
 

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Hehehe, I do this all the time, especially during movies, I have to watch them with subititles, otherwise I have no idea whats going on =P
 
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