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misheard lyrics

Post by sewer rat » 10 Apr 2016, 13:46

way back in the 70's and early 80's i had the shittiest record player known to man and it wasn't till years later when i could upgrade, that i realised that i had totally misheard lyrics....here's a few examples....

the song DISORDER on The Exploited's Troops of Tomorrow album...at the start, Wattie shouts...."disorder who gives a fuck 1234!!" up untill about 1985/86, i thought he shouted "alexander haig's a fat wanker!!"

the song DECAPITATED by hardcore band Broken Bones....the chorus goes "she got decapitated, decapitated"....i thought it was "you got the clap baby, the clap baby"

the opening line to The Damned's Ignite is "twilight comes and the mood's complete"....not on my record player....i heard "twilight comes in a ford capri"

does anyone have anything to add to this or were you all born with sony hi-fi's in your mouths

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Re: misheard lyrics

Post by Burn e 77 » 10 Apr 2016, 14:43

Bitchin
Dontcha like my cock or my toes?

The correct lyrics are...

Don't you like the cut of my clothes!
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Re: misheard lyrics

Post by mickinblack » 10 Apr 2016, 16:11

In Hanging Around it wasnt to about 1980 that i realized it was christ he told his mother etc.
I always thought it was crash told his mother.:grin:

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Re: misheard lyrics

Post by Rockula » 10 Apr 2016, 17:28

First time I heard 'White Man' by The Clash I swore that instead of singing...

'The British Army is waiting out there. An' it weighs fifteen hundred tons...'

..that Joe actually sang...

'The British Army is waiting out there. An' it waits sitting on it's c**t'.

And listening again today I'm still not sure.... :lol:
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Re: misheard lyrics

Post by Boody » 10 Apr 2016, 17:31

For "Ozymandias" in ugly, I used to think JJ was singing "I demand the arse".
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Re: misheard lyrics

Post by Summer Dreamer » 10 Apr 2016, 22:15

Whatever happened to all the heroes?
All the Shakespearoes?
They washed their own bum.
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Re: misheard lyrics

Post by sewer rat » 11 Apr 2016, 00:00

summer dreamer is definitely in front here....that's a cracker

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Re: misheard lyrics

Post by Burn e 77 » 11 Apr 2016, 00:28

Lyrics taken from a song titled 'Robbing In The Hood' by punk band called Smega Jetz:

"David Cameron you pig f*****g c***t... David Cameron you stole pensioner's money from their account...
David Cameron you stole benefits from the disabled that's understood!"

The actual lyrics were:

"Robin Hood, Robin Hood riding through the Glenn... Robin Hood, Robin Hood with your band of merry men...
Steal from the rich give to the poor Robin Hood, Robin Hood it's understood!"

Can't for the life of me understand how I misheard those lyrics originally :wink:
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Re: misheard lyrics

Post by sewer rat » 11 Apr 2016, 01:39

i saw a copy of a Japanese import cd of Machine Gun Etiquette years ago and their versions of the lyrics were questionable....but the one that sticks in my mind is (not actually a lyric) at the end of smash it up when the posh dude repeats..."nibbled to death by an okapi".....the Japanese actually had this on the lyric booklet...except....they had "nibbled to death buying a coffee"....ahhh ha ha ha ha!!!!

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Re: misheard lyrics

Post by Flyboy » 12 Apr 2016, 11:55

"Better watch out for the Skin Deep"

..............Better watch out for the schoolies

(Well it was a shit FM Radio in them days)

Theres a brill video on Youtube of Peter Kaye singing misheard Karaoke lyrics............

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Re: misheard lyrics

Post by kjblack » 12 Apr 2016, 15:43

E2 Rifles by The Jam

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Re: misheard lyrics

Post by sewer rat » 12 Apr 2016, 18:18

the wife thought that was actually 'eton trifles'...no joke.

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