Top Ten Songs with the Most Commonly Misheard Lyrics

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Have you ever heard a song where the lyrics weren’t what you originally thought? Well, here are the songs with the most commonly misheard lyrics.

The Top Ten

1 Feels - Calvin Harris

Although the real lyrics are “don’t be afraid to catch feels” multiple people, including myself, heard “don’t be afraid to catch fish” on the first few listens. - saturatedsunrise

2 Teen Idle - Marina and The Diamonds

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In the chorus, the first line is “I wish I been, I wish I been a teen idle” but the way she says it sounds a lot like “I was shopping, I was shopping at Teen Idle.” - saturatedsunrise

3 Polarize - Twenty One Pilots

There is a line in this song that says “these stairs is where I’ll be hiding all my problems.” Well, when I first heard this song, I refused to believe that was the real lyrics, and heard “these days is when I’ll be hiding all my problems.” - saturatedsunrise

4 Heathens - Twenty One Pilots

The song with my favorite misheard lyrics. Instead of “all my friends are heathens, take it slow” some people hear “all my friends are eating steak and snow! ” - saturatedsunrise

5 Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard

Since it’s the title of the song, you would think people hear “pour some sugar on me” while listening to this song. Well, the misheard lyrics are “awesome dudical rad.” - saturatedsunrise

6 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana

Instead of “a mosquito, my libido,” some people hear “a mosquito had a speedo” while listening to this song! - saturatedsunrise

7 Another One Bites the Dust - Queen

Although it’s true, the lyrics to this song are not “I’m not a doc, I’m not a doctor.” Instead, they are “Bite the dust, bite the dust, yeah.” - saturatedsunrise

8 Work from Home - Fifth Harmony

This is a song where I wish the misheard lyrics were real. Instead of “I ain’t worried bout nada,” the real lyric is “I ain’t wearing na-nada.” - saturatedsunrise

9 Blowin' in the Wind - Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan actually isn’t friends with ants, because instead of “the ants are my friends, they’re blowing in the wind,” the real lyrics are “the answer, my friends, is blowing in the wind.” - saturatedsunrise

10 Creep - Stone Temple Pilots

The real lyric is “everybody run, Bobby’s got a gun.” However, instead of Bobby, some people hear Barbie! - saturatedsunrise

The Contenders

11 Fuel - Metallica

"GIMME FOOD GIMME FRIES GIMME SALAD ON THE SIDE" and Burning Hard Seducing Queen (second set of lyrics misheard only by me). - PhoenixAura81

12 More - Usher
13 Purple Haze - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
14 Better Than Me - Hinder

The lyric "what it feels like beside you." Yet for the longest time, I couldn't stop hearing "but it feels like Poseidon." I would get really confused. - SamiBoggs

15 Losing My Religion - R.E.M.
16 Complete Control - The Clash

There's a whole YouTube video containing misheard lyrics for Complete Control. Look it up; it's hilarious! - Gg2000

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