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« Reply #3 on: May 24th, 2007, 08:58am »

Not being an english speaker as I am, you would be stunned about the things I understand sometimes.... cheesy cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: May 25th, 2007, 07:18am »

Known as the queen of misheard lyrics at my local pub quiz, I have quite a few but they're not all Genesis lyrics. The only other one I have is from the Seconds Out album. On Supper's Ready, Apocalypse in 9/8, instead of 'Pythagoras with a looking glass, reflect the full moon' I thought Phil Collins sang 'I'd like to crush you with a looking glass, reflect the full blow!' grin
Too much listening with the headphones on full blast I suppose!

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« Reply #5 on: May 25th, 2007, 07:20am »

on May 25th, 2007, 07:18am, GabbleRatchett wrote:
The only other one I have is from the Seconds Out album. On Supper's Ready, Apocalypse in 9/8, instead of 'Pythagoras with a looking glass, reflect the full moon' I thought Phil Collins sang 'I'd like to crush you with a looking glass, reflect the full blow!' grin



He probably did! rolleyes
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« Reply #6 on: May 25th, 2007, 12:49pm »

I used to think Tony was singing 'I sit inside this public room' in At The Edge Of Night, meaning sitting in the bar of a pub! (Cue 'forever morning after the night before' joke...)

On the booklet of the CD reissue it's 'I sit inside this half-lit room..'
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« Reply #7 on: Jun 7th, 2007, 11:14am »

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The White Sea Is Gone He's forgotten what he did huh Didn't realise until I saw ReGenesis perform it at The Limlight laugh

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With My Mancunians (i.e. people who reside in Manchester) actually sang it in an office full of people when I was 'The Junior' they all fell about laughing, had the P*** ripped out of me for weeks embarassed
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« Reply #8 on: Jun 29th, 2007, 1:06pm »

In 'A Curious Feeling', I thought Kim Beacon was singing 'we won't beat the bomb' - thinking it was Tony Banks being negative about defence.

In the booklet the line is 'where would be the fun?'
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« Reply #9 on: Jun 29th, 2007, 1:11pm »

OK ...... I used to think the lyric was

Take a little trip back
With Father Time, He sees us!!!! rolleyes

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« Reply #10 on: Jul 26th, 2007, 2:06pm »

Come on everyone, you must have more funny misheard lyrics, even if they're not Genesis.
Instead of 'My world crumbles when you are not here', I thought Macy Gray was singing 'I wore goggles when you are not here'! grin grin grin Listen next time you hear it.

Neil Diamond and Barbara Streisand's 'You Don't Bring Me Flowers' boasts the line 'You hardly talk to me any more when I kung-fu the door at the end of the day. grin grin grin
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« Reply #11 on: Jul 26th, 2007, 2:18pm »

What about "I believe in Milko" By Hot Chocolate in You Sexy Thing.Or "Sue Lawley" instead of So Lonely by The Police?Or "I Was swallowing my pen" instead of Pain in Jealous Guy by Lennon/Roxy? grin
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« Reply #12 on: Jul 26th, 2007, 2:26pm »

How about the Police's Message in a Bottle: A year has gone since I broke my nose!
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« Reply #13 on: Jul 26th, 2007, 2:30pm »

The Sweet, Blockbuster; sounds like 'Does anyone know the way to the bus stop?'

Do you think I should get my ears tested? huh
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« Reply #14 on: Jul 26th, 2007, 2:33pm »

on Jul 26th, 2007, 2:30pm, GabbleRatchett wrote:
The Sweet, Blockbuster; sounds like 'Does anyone know the way to the bus stop?'

Do you think I should get my ears tested? huh
Pardon? cheesy
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« Reply #15 on: Jul 26th, 2007, 2:37pm »

Another one that springs to mind.........Modern Love by PG.Some hack wrote "I twisted my Peni*",instead of "I trusted my venus!" grin in a review of that song.
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« Reply #16 on: Jul 28th, 2007, 04:54am »

For many years my wife thought the opening lines to Wizzard's 'I wish it could be Christmas every day' were:

'When the snowman brings the snow
Well he looks like Matt Munro...'

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« Reply #17 on: Aug 7th, 2007, 1:14pm »

Until '87 when I heard a recording of Rockline with Phil and Tony, I thought for years that the vocal line on Los Endos was 'There's a danger of insanity in the Sahara..' It went so well with the barren, desert-like feel of the piece that I was convinced! Of course, it's the classic line from Supper's Ready about angels standing in the sun and all that!

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