Top 10 misheard lyrics

You've all been there, singing at the top of your voice, thinking you know the song word for word, then you get the lyrics horribly wrong. Awkward. It's pretty bad when you're having a singalong with your mates. Trust us, it's even worse when you're doing karaoke and decide that you're not even going to check the words as you show off to friends... 

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Here are some of our favourite misheard lyrics:

1. Misheard lyric: Saving his life from this warm sausage tea (Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen)

We love the idea of Freddie saving a life, but how can a warm sausage tea be life threatening?

Actual lyric: Spare him his life from this monstrosity

2. Misheard lyric: I'm yelling tinderrrrrrrr (Timber - Pitbull ft. Ke$ha)

A few too many swipe left and rights for all those who heard this one wrong. 

Actual lyric: I'm yelling timberrrrrrrr

3. Misheard lyric: I remember when Iraq was young (Crocodile Rock - Elton John)

We don't think Elton did this intentionally. Have a listen yourself now - we can only hear Iraq!

Actual lyric: I remember when rock was young

4. Misheard lyric: I think I found myself a jelly bear (Cheerleader - Omi)

It's great finding a jelly bear, granted. Not sure it'd be song worthy...

Actual lyric: I think I found myself a cheerleader

5. Misheard lyric: Oprah got no style (Gangnam Style - PSY)

There's a few hundred million people that'd disagree with PSY on this one, if they'd actually been his lyrics.

Actual lyric: Oppa Gangnam Style

6. Misheard lyric: I'll never leave your pizza burning (Beasts of Burden - Rolling Stones)

If Mick and the gang came round for dinner, never give them a burnt pizza. They'd never burn yours...

Actual lyric: I'll never be your beasts of burden

7. Misheard lyric: There's nothing that a hundred men on Mars could ever do (Africa - Toto)

If you've misheard this lyric, you're not alone. Many people have been educated while singing karaoke to this.

Actual lyric: There's nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do

8. Misheard lyric: It's too late to order fries (Apologize - Timbaland)

It's never too late to order fries!! Timbaland would've never written these lyrics... You fools who've been assuming otherwise.

Actual lyric: It's too late to apologize

9. Misheard lyric: Fly away on my sofa (Zephyr Song - Red Hot Chili Peppers)

What a romantic fairy tale this would be... Those of you singing this one wrong must've wondered why it was called Zephyr Song.

Actual lyric: Fly away on my Zephyr

10. Misheard lyric: We built this city on sausage rolls (We Built This City - Starship)

It's not the first sausage we've come across in this list. Hopefully the last? Any architect would definitely advise against building a city on sausage rolls.

Actual lyric: We built this city, we built this city on rock an' roll

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