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Misheard lyrics

Discussion in 'Maiden Chat' started by Wyrdskein, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. Niall Kielt

    Niall Kielt Pulled Her At The Bottle Top

    Having never had a copy of Powerslave until a few years after first seeing LAD on VHS I was puzzled as to why Bruce sang "through the fuckin ice." It didnt seem very Maiden to me. The moment I got Powerslave on cassette I went straight to that line on the sleeve. Ahhhh, fog and ice, FOG and ice....much more Maiden...
  2. StormTheTrooper

    StormTheTrooper Running to the Hills

    In the first time that i heard Fear of the Dark, i was sure that "the unknown troubles on your mind" were "criando troubles on your mind", which translates to "making troubles on your mind"...it made sense (although there were no reason to Maiden use a portuguese word in the middle of the main song of the album. I mean, before Como Estais Amigos)
  3. terrell39

    terrell39 Ancient Mariner

    Exodus "funeral hymn" first line of chorus i thought was "concrete the reaper"; turns out it is "come greet the reaper"
  4. DJMayes

    DJMayes Educated Fool

    urine devil, lives forever with my battle cry...

    Judas Priest - "Battle Cry" (~2:10)
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  5. JudasMyGuide

    JudasMyGuide Domini canis

    "All around us: Angry Birds
    Guide the future by the past
    Long ago the mould was cast

    For they marched up to Bastille Day
    La guillotine claimed her bloody prize
    Hear the echoes of the centuries
    Power isn't all that money buys..."
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  6. JudasMyGuide

    JudasMyGuide Domini canis

    From Lord of Light

    "I am bleating; lead the way!"
  7. Niall Kielt

    Niall Kielt Pulled Her At The Bottle Top

    Tori Amos - Got a big Dick. Still think thats whats shes singin in Professional Widow
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  8. Aces_High

    Aces_High Gathering speed as I head down the runway

    Women and children and cows attack

    Moving to fire the mainstream Obamas

    The evil that men do is all I know

    Tell me why I had to beat a powerslave

    When I was living this lie, fear was my game.

    Just a few Smarties between someone happy and one sad

    Headlong in this longest day

    Take you and your blade and break your bones
    in two - break your balls in too.

    Chain up the demons set free
    Stranger to me
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  9. Dr. Eddies Wingman

    Dr. Eddies Wingman Brighter than thousand_suns

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  10. Brigantium

    Brigantium Work Geordie for hire Staff Member

    Didn't this do the rounds as an urban myth for some time?
  11. JudasMyGuide

    JudasMyGuide Domini canis

    Listening to Brave New World happens to be a mondegreen treat.

    Apart from

    "Cannibals live by the waves
    Nowhere left to run - alligator son!"

    There's also

    "Well done, Miss;
    House of pain
    Makes no sense of it all"


    "Nooooomaaaads, you're the riders of hysteeeeeeriaaaaaaa"
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  12. Collin

    Collin Jambi

    In Shadows of the Valley

    "Face the Danger a battle of will
    Strength and courage a cure for all elves"
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  13. terrell39

    terrell39 Ancient Mariner

    KISS - Let Me Know; Paul's part of the song I thought he was singing "the neighbors and the Nike's"...turns out it's "the neighbors and night keeps" :facepalm:
  14. Black Bart

    Black Bart Ancient Mariner

    You can't have "misheard" Kiss as much as this anyway: :D

    . When I was only two years into learning English, this is what the chorus of "The Clairvoyant" sounded like to me: "And he takes the lift, and he flies to die / and it's time to meet Jamaica". :facepalm:
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  15. terrell39

    terrell39 Ancient Mariner

    WTF?! :down:
  16. frus

    frus Barbed Wire Hen

    The Cannibal Corpse's the only way, it's really impossible to climb
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  17. Ariana

    Ariana Purple leopard

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  18. Brigantium

    Brigantium Work Geordie for hire Staff Member

    "Make the setlist go away."

    Iced Earth - Melancholy
  19. Mosh

    Mosh The years just pass like trains Staff Member

    Someone spoiled Schaffer.
  20. MrKnickerbocker

    MrKnickerbocker clap hands

    Said everyone who is tired of the band's namesake song.

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