If you’re the kind of person who always hears the correct lyrics when they listen to all the Eurovision songs, every time, hey, good for you! You go, Glenn Coco. But it’s not so easy for the rest of us. We hear things. Here are the next lot of misheard lyrics from Eurovision 2016, thanks to suggestions from wiwibloggs readers.

1.  Switzerland: Rykka – “The Last of Our Kind”

What we heard: “Not afraid of our uncles”
Correct lyric: “Not afraid of our own ghosts”

Some people have dodgy uncles or drunk uncles or just embarrassing uncles. But here’s a song that isn’t letting any of those uncles spoil the fun. It’s saying, “No, uncle. I am not afraid of you. And I’m especially not afraid of your joke about me not looking like an ice cream.” The line can be heard at 0:44.

2. Iceland: Greta Salóme – “Hear Them Calling”

What we heard: “I need economy, I need an aspirin”
Correct lyric: “I hear them calling me, I hear them whispering”

Iceland is one of the few countries who rapidly bounced back after the global financial crisis. And what is the secret of their success? Their finance minster took one look at the news headlines and requested just two things: “I need economy, I need an aspirin.” Hear the call at 0:32.

3. Bulgaria: Poli Genova – “If Love Was a Crime”

What we heard: “Oh, limey looter!”
Correct lyric: “O, dai mi lyubovta”

We’re not saying that everyone from England is a looter, but when faced with a smashed shopfront and a glistening Eurovision CD, well, it’s totally understandable. Have a smashing good time at 0:45.

4. Croatia: Nina Kraljic – “Lighthouse”

What we heard: “Harbour’s near, no more fear and our clothes disappear”
Correct lyric: “Harbours near, no more fear, wall of clouds disappears”

This is actually the Belarus delegation’s secret plans for getting a naked Ivan on stage. They’ll take Jon Ola Sand down to the harbour, distract him with the majestic Swedish scenery, and then suddenly — oops! — Ivan’s clothes have disappeared. Oh, go on, Ivan – and you can have your wolf as well. Forewarned is forearmed at 1:39.

5. Norway: Agneta – “Icebreaker”

What we heard: “When you’re sucking frogs in water”
Correct lyric: “When you’re stuck in frozen water”

So, there you are, sucking frogs in water, but it turns out that one of the frogs is an enchanted frog prince and you’ve just kissed him. And he’s all “Ribbit-ribbit, I will grant you one wish!” Instead of wishing for endless wealth or world peace, you say “I wish that Engelbert Humperdinck didn’t come last in 2012!”. The frog prince grants your wish and from this point on, the 2012 results show that the Hump came 25th and Tooji came last. Get enchanted at 0:54.

6. Hungary: Freddie – “Pioneer”

What we heard: “Your enemy might be your old man”
Correct lyric: “Your enemy might be your own mind”

It’s tough being a cool teen dude. There you are, trying to be an independent gentleman, when your old man keeps cramping your style. “That lawn’s not going to mow itself, son.” Freddie knows. He knows what it’s like when your old man becomes your enemy. Get the message at 0:11.

What we heard: “Inner love is replaced by the feet”
Correct lyric: “And the love is replaced by the fame”

We would like to formally dedicate this misheard lyric to the foot fetish guy who leaves comments celebrating the eroticism of the foot in relation to Eurovision stars. Join in the celebration at 0:38.

What we heard: “Beep round, you were born to be a reel”
Correct lyric: “Be proud, you were born to be real”

Reels are useful devices – they might contain film, sewing thread, or cable – and with the item able to be unwound in an effective manner. So who wouldn’t want to be a reel, especially a digital reel that beeps every time it goes around. Yep, Freddie knows. The declaration is at 0:48.

7. Armenia: Iveta Muchukyan – “LoveWave”

What we heard: “Shook my life like an earthquake Norway could never have”
Correct lyric: “Shook my life like an earthquake now I’m waking up”

Yeah, ok, so Norway isn’t known for having big earthquakes that can be used in pop song lyrics. But they don’t need them. As Agnete has demonstrated, all it takes is the imagery of an icebreaker ship forcing its way through the icy Arctic waters. The geological report can be found at 0:55.

What we heard: “Rory can’t do it all when Mum is out of lime”
Correct lyric: “Prove we can do it all when all is out of love”

He was just trying to help. (1:12)

limes, meme, misheard lyrics

What we heard: “Spread a lovewave and my heart goes ba-ba-da-bu-who-oh-oh”
Correct lyric: “Spread a lovewave and my heart goes ba-ba-da-bu-who-oh-oh”

Oh, sorry — that’s actually how the lyrics really go. Nothing to see here. (1:20)

Thanks to: Olivia, euroVISion.ph, Llamacorn, Alexovich, JuliusFromTheFaroeIslands, Qalib Suleymanov (YouTube), elainovision (Twitter).

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Magpie
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Magpie

Wasn’t Samra singing about taking over a country to heal something?

Darn. Must’ve misheard that…

Hiro
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Hiro

For me it’s Australia’s Dami, I always heard, “And I keep calling, calling, calling ghost”~

Tech
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Tech

Guys now honestly don’t invent lyrics. For example Poli actually is singing the correct lyrics there or… Iveta she speaks and sings very correcto in English. In her case you just made up some misheard lyrics… I don’t know why.. She actually is singing the exact lyrics she wrote. The only time when I hear a misheard lyrics is no instead of now, but that’s it. So don’t fool yourself boys and girls. Be original!

Alex
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Alex

It’s true that i didn’t hear what Agnete was singing til May.

Also, Hungary’s song is full of gibberish to me, can’t understand a thing hence i never got into the song.

Also Amir is singing like a melody of my soul or song?

Russia’s Sergey had a thick accent and you could barely understand him

Kalen
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Kalen

Ukraine: Our Souls
Arse Holes

tapeet
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tapeet

Germany – Ghost
What I heard: “This is the ghost of you humping the ghost of me”
Correct lyrics: “This is the ghost of you hunting the ghost of me”

Tony KuKo
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Tony KuKo

The most incomprehensible song for me is Armenia. She does have a great voice, but honesty I can’t understand any part of the song. Hungary is also a hard one. And he also has a good voice, I think it’d had been better if they performed in their native languages.

Previ
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Previ

@Zack
“Sing it Away” Sandja – Finland
“Sing it Away, I’ll munch your balls away”

I’ve given up trying to unhear it…no matter how hard I try

Hey
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Hey

(For the danes)
Poli sings “I’m in lufthavn”

esc2016
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esc2016

@Pollaski

Poli may say Im a looser only in lyrics cause the truth is that Poli will slay…

Zack
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Zack

“Sing it Away” Sandja – Finland

“Sing it Away, I’ll munch your balls away”

Ggmlr
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Ggmlr

I think I misheard the UK song that much when it goes “I I I feel like I’m dancing in the sky. I cum a lot when I’m with you”

Daniel E.
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Daniel E.

Many times Robyn’s comments are even funnier than the misheard lyrics themselves ;)). Robyn, are you a comedy writer or something?. If not, you should be! :))

Ejin
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Ejin

In Norway’s song i hear definitely ”When you’re stuck in frozen water” and NOT “When you’re sucking frogs in water”

Digital Style
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Digital Style

I cannot be the only person who heard ‘Oh, bite me loser!’ in If Love Was A Crime.

Pollaski
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Pollaski

@kyllito

+10

Seriously, choked on my bacon reading that.

Pollaski
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Pollaski

See, for Bulgaria in the chtorus I always hear “I’m a loser!”

Still an awesome song tho

Antranig Shokayan
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Those Iveta ones are priceless!

kyllito
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kyllito

@Nicki91…..If you want San Marino to be even funnier for you, think of the animated Pepe Lepew singing and trying to woo the female black cat with the white paint stripe down it’s back. I can’t get the image out of my head.

Torbjørn
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Torbjørn

This is not funny. Frankly, the made up “what we heard,” is a pathetic attempt at bringing in more readers. NEXT.

Olga...(the one from Latvia)
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Olga...(the one from Latvia)

I usually like misheard lyrics, but somehow the ones on wiwibloggs just seem dumb and immature.

SpirK
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SpirK

On Icebreaker :
Misheard: It takes a lot of nerve to say that lie
Correct: It takes a lot of nerve to save a life

karminowe.usta
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karminowe.usta

It`s so funny:)

Anfrers
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I’m the one who told you about the sucking frogs in water in the last misheard list xD.

Also, I used to hear: “Gave me free, now I can break, I’m single OH OH-OH” in LoveWave, min 1:03 🙂

boyan08
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boyan08

Hungary:
“A million Farts for a Million peoples”
instead of:
“A milion hearts….

Nicky91
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Nicky91

@Lianne

hot, if you say so

there are only a couple of singers who i think are really good

Nina, Barei, Hovi, Ira and Kaliopi these are classy singers, and i know i’ll get negative comments for this of course, but I like Ira because she’s down to earth, and she knows high notes aren’t her strongest thing, and Molly just wants to help with the high notes, I hope my favourites really slay on stage

but then again i wish every country best of luck, even the ones i don’t like 🙂

Yasi
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Yasi

Addition to “Dona”: Donut, donut, donut, donut, donut, donut, glad I met, eat nice they said, say my name…

Lianne
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Lianne

@Nicky91

Thunder and lightning, it’s getting exciting. Cringe af. But sergey is hot so ill let him pass.

escAU
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escAU

# oh DAMI lyubov ta

V
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V

I don’t get the one with Iceland :/

Nicky91
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Nicky91

@Lianne

my top 10 cringeworthy songs this year:

1. Russia

2. San Marino ( it’s so funny i can’t stop laughing)

3. Norway

4. Denmark

5. Greece ( funny and also puts a smile on my face)

6. Germany

7. UK

8. Ireland

9. Sweden

10. Montenegro

Margaret
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Margaret

“When you’re sucking a frogs in water” HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA XD

Leo
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Leo

Omg the Rory one is hilarious! ????????????

Lianne
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Lianne

cringe fest

DenizNL
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DenizNL

@Previ

If you knew before hand that they were going to mishear lyrics, why did you even click on the article then? That’s just asking for your songs to be ruined.

Nicky91
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Nicky91

@Previ

but isn’t it a bit funny 🙂

Nicky91
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Nicky91

this is funny 🙂

Previ
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Previ

As usual wiwibloggs ruining songs for me -_-