Just got an e-mail from the UK’s Answerbank with the following list of misheard lyrics. I don’t know where they got them, but everyone has a list of things like this.
Sing Something Silly
Misheard song lines (and the proper lyrics).
Rocket Man – Elton John
“Rocket man, burning up like cheese and pheromone”
(“Rocket man, burning out his fuse up here alone”)
Angels – Robbie Williams
“She breathes flesh into my bowels”
(“She breathes flesh into my bones”)
Hotel California – The Eagles
“What a nice surprise, when your rabbit dies”
(“What a nice surprise. Bring your alibis”)
Big Yellow Taxi – Joni Mitchell
“A gay pair of guys put up a parking lot”
(They paved paradise and put up a parking lot”)
19th Nervous Breakdown – Rolling Stones
“Well, the kind of person you meet at surfin’ just falls down the stairs…)
(“Well, the kind of person you meet at certain dismal dull affairs…”)
Personal Jesus – Depeche Mode
“Reach out and suck face”
(“Reach out and touch faith”)
For more of the same, try also Kiss This Guy.