We all know that awkward moment when you don’t quite hear what someone has said to you, so you just smile, nod and pretend you understood.
You know what’s even more awkward? When you’re at a party and your song comes on, and you belt out the lyrics at the top of your lungs… Only to have someone point out that those aren’t the correct lyrics at all! But hey, you’re not alone. We’ve all misheard lyrics… And some results have been funnier than others! So, next time you mishear a song’s lyrics, remember these 10 mishaps that were worse (and funnier) than yours.
Papa Don’t Preach – Madonna
Misheard lyrics: I’m eating my baby
Actual lyrics: I’m keeping my baby
Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix
Misheard lyrics: Excuse me while I kiss this guy
Actual lyrics: Excuse me while I kiss the sky
Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams
Misheard lyrics: I got my first real sex dream
Actual lyrics: I got my first real six-string
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman – Aretha Franklin
Misheard lyrics: You make me feel like a rash on a woman
Actual lyrics: You make me feel like a natural woman
Dancing Queen – ABBA
Misheard lyrics: Dancing Queen, feel the beat from the tangerine
Actual lyrics: Dancing Queen, feel the beat from the tambourine
Tiny Dancer – Elton John
Misheard lyrics: Hold me closer, Tony Danza
Actual lyrics: Hold me closer, tiny dancer
We Will Rock You – Queen
Misheard lyrics: Kickin’ your cat all over the place
Actual lyrics: Kickin’ your can all over the place
Fancy – Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX
Misheard lyrics: Can’t you taste this scone?
Actual lyrics: Can’t you taste this gold?
I’m a Slave 4 U – Britney Spears
Misheard lyrics: Kitty, kitty, kitty, kitty (Whoa)
Actual lyrics: Get it, get it, get it, get it (Whoa)
Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
Misheard lyrics: Haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate
Actual lyrics: Bakers gonna bake, bake, bake, bake, bake