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10 Hilarious Misheard Lyrics That Will Make You Question Your Listening Skills

You're entirely certain you heard the lyrics said that way ... but then someone laughs and corrects you.

In a fancy scientific term, your "condition" can be referred to as a mondegreen. Don't worry, you don't require medical attention. It means that a word or phrase is replaced by something similar in your head.

If you're notorious for having this "talent", check out this list on hilarious misheard lyrics and let us know how many you're guilty of misunderstanding.

Dancing Queen by ABBA

Misheard Lyric: Dancing queen, feel the beat from the tangerine.

Correct Lyric: Dancing queen, feel the beat from the tambourine.

How can you feel the beat from the tangerine?

Sweet Dreams by The Eurythmics

Misheard Lyric: Sweet dreams are made of cheese.

Correct Lyric: Sweet dreams are made of these.

You never know, cheese can also be nice to dream about.

Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana

Misheard Lyric: Here we are now, in containers.

Correct Lyric: Here we are now, entertain us.

The misheard lyric is super deep.

Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars

Misheard Lyric: I'm too hot, hot damn, like a Dragon's balls in retirement.

Correct Lyric: I'm too hot, hot damn, make a dragon wanna retire, man.

We confirmed that Bruno Mars said dragon, but the rest of that phrase didn't come out right.

Suspicious Minds by Elvis Presley

Misheard Lyric: We're calling a trout.

Correct Lyric: We're caught in a trap.

Who are we to question the Roll n' Roll legend? If he we heard trout, he must have tried calling it.

It's not over ... and it may get worse.

I'm Blue by Eiffel 65

Misheard Lyric: I'm blue, if I be I would die.

Correct Lyric: I'm blue, da be dee da ba di.

If you heard it like that, you're not entirely wrong. Your misheard version sounds more believable than the correct lyric.

Hotel California by The Eagles

Misheard Lyric: What a nice surprise when your rabbi dies.

Correct Lyric: What a nice surprise bring your alibis.

Awful. You know it must be wrong from the get-go, yet that's all you seem to hear, until you finally know that it's 'alibis' and not 'rabbi'.

Little Talks by Of Monsters and Men

Misheard Lyric: 'Cause though the truth may vary. This shit will carry on.

Correct Lyric: 'Cause though the truth may vary. This ship will carry our bodies safe to shore.

This one is hard to un-hear.  

Take Me To Church by Hozier

Misheard Lyric: I whistled like a dog at the time of your life.

Correct Lyric: I'll worship like a dog at the shrine of your life.

Single Ladies by Beyonce

Misheard Lyric: Got gloss on my lips, a man on my hips, hold tighter than my very own jeans.

Correct Lyric: Got gloss on my lips, a man on my hips, hold tighter than my Dereon jeans.

Moojan has been a writer at Shared for a year. When she's not on the lookout for viral content, she's looking at cute animal photos. Reach her at moojan@shared.com.