5 Of The Most Misunderstood Lyrics In Pop Music

You’ve sang along to these songs in your car, but you may not have known that you’re probably butchering the lyrics! Here are five of the most misunderstood lyrics in pop music:

 

1. Rooney – “Blueside”

 

(Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)

(Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)

What it sounds like:

“Bony, the men of the men, will throw you a shoe shine”

What it actually is:

 “Only the end of the red, will show you my blue side”

 

2. Jane’s Addiction – “Mountain Song”

 

(Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Jameson Irish Whiskey)

(Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Jameson Irish Whiskey)

What it sounds like:

“Rashes are ugly, rashes–ouch, rashes on babies”

What it actually is:

“Cash in now honey, cash in now, cash in now baby” 

 

3. Foreigner – “Double Vision”

 

(Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

(Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

What it sounds like:

“Don’t join ISIS, it’s not safe for you, don’t join ISIS, it’s totally bad stuff”

What it actually is:

“Fill my eyes with that double vision, no disguise for that double vision”

 

4. OMC – “How Bizarre”

 

(Photo by Kenny Rodger/Getty Images)

(Photo by Kenny Rodger/Getty Images)

What it sounds like:

“Pele borrowed $50 from me last year, he never did pay up, I broke both of his legs, now he’s just a stump”

What it actually is:

“Pele breathes words of comfort, Seena just hides her eyes, policeman taps his shades, is that a Chevy ’69?”

 

5. Tracy Chapman – “Give Me One Reason”

 

(Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

(Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

What it sounds like:

“Doubt thou stars are fire, doubt that the sun doth move, doubt truth to be a liar, but never do crystal meth”

What it actually is:

“Baby I got your number and I know that you got mine”

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