12 Of The Most Hilarious & Ridiculous Misheard Lyrics

May 13th 2016 | entertainment | music | Written by Will Jamieson

Sometimes artists make their lyrics deliberately abstract; sometimes of course, they don’t, and we as listeners conjure wild variants of what’s actually being said. Let's be honest, most of the time, they're far more entertaining than the original lines. We take a look at some of our favourite misheard lyrics from the biggest hits in music. You won't be able to unhear these...
 

1. Rihanna - "Only Girl In The World"




Misheard Lyric: I want you to love me, like I'm a hot pie

Real Lyric: I want you to love me, like I'm a hot ride
 

2. Taylor Swift - "Blank Space"




Misheard lyric: Lonely Starbuck lovers

Real Lyric: Got a long list of ex-lovers


3. Adele - "Set Fire To The Rain"


 


Misheard lyric: I set fire to Lorraine

Real Lyric: I set fire to the rain


4. Rihanna - "Don't Stop The Music"



 

Misheard lyric: I'm the same, I'm the sound of Microsoft.

Real Lyric: Ma ma say, ma ma sa Ma ma coo sa


5. DJ Fresh ft. Rita Ora - "Hot Right Now"



 

Misheard lyric: You know you're only in it cos' it's half price now.

Real Lyric: You know you're only in it cos' it's hot right now.


6. Iggy Azaelia ft. Rita Ora - "Black Widow"




 

Misheard lyric: I'm gonna love ya, gonna love ya, like a black little baby.

Real Lyric: I'm gonna love ya, gonna love ya, like a black widow baby


7. Duffy - "Mercy"




 

Misheard lyric: You got me begging you for birdseed.

Real Lyric: You got me begging you for mercy.

8. Adele - "Chasing Pavements"


 
 

Misheard lyric: Should I give up or should I just keeping chasing penquins?

Real Lyric: Should I give up or should I just keeping chasing pavements?


9. Taylor Swift - "Shake It Off"




 

Misheard lyric: And the bakers gonna bake, bake, bake, bake, bake.

Real Lyric: And the fakers gonna fake, fake, fake, fake, fake

10. Calvin Harris ft. Florence Welch - "Sweet Nothing"

 
 

Misheard lyric: I'm living on a sexy dolphin.

Real Lyric: I'm living on a sweet nothing.


11. Lady Gaga - "Bad Romance"

 
 

Misheard lyric: Want John Barrowman

Real Lyric: Want your bad romance.


12. Ariana Grande - "One Last Time"


 
 

Misheard lyric: I know I should have farted, at least I'm being honest

Real Lyric: I know I should have fought it, at least I'm being honest
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