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Best of Singers with Bad Hearing

A collection of songs sung by people who heard the lyrics completely the wrong way.
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"Kick the world in a loving place. Fire all of your guns at once and explode into space."

"I can see clearly now my brain is gone, I can see all orchestras in my day."

"I can see Cleveland now, Lorraine is gone..."

"Let me introduce you...to Sergeant Pepper's Foamy Harps Club Band."


Eugene, Apr 03 2004

Misheard lyrics http://www.kissthisguy.com/
[Klaatu, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]

More Misheard Lyrics http://www.amiright.com/
Some good parodies, too [ghillie, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]

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       "Picture yourself on a train in a station,
With plasticine porters with looking glass ties,
Suddenly someone is there at the turnstyle,
The girl with colitis goes by."
Klaatu, Apr 03 2004

       I've read this one before here.
The idea is edging dangerously close to list-ville.

       There are tons of sites about this kind of thing.
waugsqueke, Apr 03 2004

       Yes, but is there a CD yet?
Eugene, Apr 03 2004

       No, 'cause it's stupid.
waugsqueke, Apr 03 2004

       I'd have great fun at one of these, although I never would learn the *real* words, (or sing them again).
RayfordSteele, Apr 03 2004

       waugs, reconsider that aside from parodies, misheard lyrics haven't been done as an audio release. I mean, just because this concept is "stupid" doesn't necessarily mean most lyric/song/album/concepts are "smart." For example, If the attempt is earnest to duplicate what has been "heard" - not contrived/faked/precious, (think karaoke done from misheard memory) to the point that the misheard lyrics are indistinguishable from the real thing, then there's the possibility that *listeners* may mishear misheard lyrics and think they're hearing the original, "correct" lyrics. Full circle.
thumbwax, Apr 03 2004

       <Klaxons and divers alarums>Woohwooh!.LIST ALERT!.Woohwooh!.</kada>
gnomethang, Apr 04 2004


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