We all love singing along to our favourite song, whether if it’s in the shower, in the car or maybe getting stuck into some karaoke!

But occasionally we will unknowingly get the lyrics wrong, sometimes with very funny results.

NME has compiled some lyrics that have been hilariously mixed up, what song have YOU been getting wrong all this time?

Check out these examples:

“Cheap wine and a female goat”

Correct lyric: “Cheap wine and a three day growth” from Cold Chisel’s ‘Cheap Wine’

“Money for“Money for nothin’ and chips for free”.


Correct lyric: “Money for nothin’ and your chicks for free” from Dire Straits’ ‘Money For Nothing’.

“Every time you go away, you take a piece of meat with you”.

Correct lyric: “Every time you go away take a piece of me with you” from Paul Young’s ‘Every Time You Go Away’.

“We built this city on sausage rolls”.

Correct lyric: “We built this city on rock ‘n’ roll” from Starship’s ‘We Built This City’.


“Saving his life from this warm sausage tea”.

Correct lyric: “Spare him his life from this monstrosity” from Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’.

“See that girl, watch her scream, kicking the dancing queen”.

Correct lyric: “See that girl, watch that scene, dig in the dancing queen” from ABBA’s ‘Dancing Queen’.

“Excuse me while I kiss this guy”.

Correct lyric: “Excuse me while I kiss the sky” from Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Purple Haze’.


“Dancing queen, feel the beat from the tangerine”.

Correct lyric: “Dancing queen, feel the beat from the tambourine” from ABBA’s ‘Dancing Queen’.

“Sweet dreams are made of cheese”.

Correct lyric: “Sweet dreams are made of these” from The Eurythmics’ ‘Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)’.

“Poppadom Peach”.


Correct lyric: “Papa don’t preach” from Madonna’s ‘Papa Don’t Preach’.

“It doesn’t make a difference if we’re naked or not”.

Correct lyric: “It doesn’t make a difference if we make it or not” from Bon Jovi’s ‘Livin’ On A Prayer’.

“Kicking your cat all over the place”.

Correct lyric: “Kicking your can all over the place” from Queen’s ‘We Will Rock You’.


“Let’s pee in the corner, let’s pee in the spotlight”.

Correct lyric: “That’s me in the corner, that’s me in the spotlight” from R.E.M.’s ‘Losing My Religion’.

“Bald-headed woman… bald-headed woman to me”.

Correct lyric: “More than a woman… more than a woman to me” from the Bee Gees’ ‘More Than A Woman’.

“I remove umbilicals”.

Correct lyric: “I believe in miracles” from Hot Chocolate’s ‘You Sexy Thing’.


“A year has passed since I broke my nose”.

Correct lyric: “A year has passed since I wrote my note” from The Police’s ‘Message In A Bottle’.

“Hold me closer, Tony Danza”.

Correct lyric: “Hold me closer, tiny dancer” from Elton John’s ‘Tiny Dancer’.

“I just died in your barn tonight, mustard no mayonnaise instead”.

Correct lyric: “I just died in your arms tonight, It must have been something you said” from Cutting Crew’s ‘I Just Died In Your Arms Tonight’.

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