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Posted: 28 Feb 09, 10:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Does anyone else have a favourite misheard Queen lyric?

For years I thought that the last line of the chorus of Killer Queen was "they say she pulled an appetite, what a drag!"  I still sing it that way to myself, and I still think it sounds like it :)

Not to mention Bohemian Rhapsody's "Spare him his life for these Walls Sausages"  (probably only relevant to UK members) ...


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Posted: 28 Feb 09, 10:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I had a bad copy of GHII on cassette when i was 13... I loved "The Miracle", but the tape had no song list... I heard it as "it's America"...it's what i sang for ages until got the Miracle CD lol

Would never have made sense these days...

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To war
Its America we need - America"


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Posted: 28 Feb 09, 10:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I don't have any favourites or humourous ones, but I'd have to say the most popular one would be :

"Hit me with a window", or "Hit me where the wind blows".  From Bohemian Rhapsody.
It's understandable, it does sound a little like that.  Doesn't make a lot of sense though.



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Posted: 28 Feb 09, 11:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Zebonka's Tiny Ding-a-ling wrote:

I had a bad copy of GHII on cassette when i was 13... I loved "The Miracle", but the tape had no song list... I heard it as "it's America"...it's what i sang for ages until got the Miracle CD lol

Would never have made sense these days...

"The one thing were all waiting for is peace on earth - an end
To war
Its America we need - America"


Be careful! The last person who wrote like that became a rich Washington speech-writer.







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Posted: 28 Feb 09, 11:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Zebonka's Tiny Ding-a-ling wrote:

I had a bad copy of GHII on cassette when i was 13... I loved "The Miracle", but the tape had no song list... I heard it as "it's America"...it's what i sang for ages until got the Miracle CD lol

Would never have made sense these days...

"The one thing were all waiting for is peace on earth - an end
To war
Its America we need - America"


Haha!!!
That cracked me up.


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Posted: 28 Feb 09, 17:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

When I was growing up and playing albums at home a family member thought "Keep yourself alive" sounded like "Jesus of the Night". It does sort sound like that sometimes and even years later, once in a while i still here it that way.

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Posted: 28 Feb 09, 18:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think I misheard every single one of them. Not being an English speaker, things got worse.

So many...

I remember I tought it was "I want to break free from this life, it's all satisfied, I don't need you...".
 
For me the beginning of "Let Me Entertain You" always sounded like: "It's the sound. Every one of you ladies and...", instead of "it's a sell out, let me welcome you...". 

"Rich or "pouring famous" (I don't know how I came about with this instead of the more simple verse) for the truth is all a shame", in Hammer To Fall. This one I misheard almost in its entirety: "Make the bet", "Lady Marcy"...

In Radio GaGa: "A background force for girls and boys, who just don't know and just don't care, and just don't blame where you're not there...", and then: "We watch the shows, we watch the stars, our meals (!), for hours and hours".

In We are the Champions: "I've taking my vows, my judge and cause..." (!!!!!!!)...

And on and on and on...there's not a single Queen song that I haven't entirely or partially misheard.


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Posted: 01 Mar 09, 05:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



me old mate Keith always thought "a machine of a dream" was "i shit up a tree"



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isnt innuendo an italian suppository?

im gonna ride the wild wind!

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Posted: 01 Mar 09, 06:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

'Breakthru' -->> Grapefruit...


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Posted: 01 Mar 09, 08:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

From 'Who Wants To Live Forever'.......

"Then touch my tears, with your lips; Touch my WARTS with your fingertips"!!!!


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Posted: 01 Mar 09, 08:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I always thought it was 'touch my toes'.



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Posted: 01 Mar 09, 09:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My mam thought that in Bohemian Rhapsody the lyric 'Spare him his life form this monstrocity' was 'Spare him his life for his pork sausages'!! And whenever we listen to the song she sings it that way!! At length, loudly, even in public!!


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Posted: 01 Mar 09, 09:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I have a friend who told me she for a veeery long time thought
"When love must die"
in Who Wants To Live Forever was
"I love my style!"

Suitably, right? XD

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JoxerTheDeityPirate wrote:



 



 



 



One Vision: "look what they've done to Mike Read"



 





   That's what Peter Kaye said at the Q+PR Hyde Park 2005 gig,  when he played his Tape machine, along with lots of other artists misheard lyrics.





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Posted: 01 Mar 09, 12:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sail Away Sweet Sister:

"You're all messed up like a lady..."


John: "It's the one thing I wish I could do - sing."

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Posted: 01 Mar 09, 13:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



A Word In Your Ear wrote:



 



JoxerTheDeityPirate wrote:



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



One Vision: "look what they've done to Mike Read"



 



 



 





   That's what Peter Kaye said at the Q+PR Hyde Park 2005 gig,  when he played his Tape machine, along with lots of other artists misheard lyrics.


thing is I first got it mentioned on Bruno Brookes radio1 show 20 years earlier lol









isnt innuendo an italian suppository?

im gonna ride the wild wind!

its_a_hard_life wrote:you nutcase you rule!

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Posted: 01 Mar 09, 15:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"I've paid my juice" in the Robbie Williams WATC. Wait a second, I think everybody heard that too.


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Posted: 01 Mar 09, 15:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



JoxerTheDeityPirate wrote:



 



A Word In Your Ear wrote:



 



 



 



 



JoxerTheDeityPirate wrote:



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



 



One Vision: "look what they've done to Mike Read"



 



 



 



 



 



 



 





   That's what Peter Kaye said at the Q+PR Hyde Park 2005 gig,  when he played his Tape machine, along with lots of other artists misheard lyrics.


thing is I first got it mentioned on Bruno Brookes radio1 show 20 years earlier lol









Thing is,  when you think it says Mike Reid, in fact that's what you hear. Lol.  Strange!!!!!!






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Posted: 01 Mar 09, 17:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Laughing out loud at some of these post, really good ones.

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Posted: 02 Mar 09, 12:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I used to think One Vision said Fried Chicken. How daft I was. It's the last lyric.