What Secret Discotheque Bangers Have You Been Singing Wrong?
If there is one thing we know about Secret Discotheque, it is the sing-along anthems that we pump out week after week. Every Thursday at The Haunt sees a playlist jam-packed with massive belters that each and every one of you love to shout along to at the top of your voice.
But it turns out that there are some that we have been getting wrong this entire time. We all think we know the words to each of these classics, but it turns out there are some incredibly famous lyrics that we are getting so very, very wrong. So to clean up this mess, here are a few of the songs that we have all been singing wrong for years.
The Killers – ‘Mr. Brightside’
WRONG LYRIC: Jealousy, turning SNAKES into the sea
CORRECT LYRIC: Jealousy, turning SAINTS into the sea
That’s right! You have had Mr. Brightside wrong this whole time! While it definitely makes more sense to say snakes into the sea. After all, snake dispelling is not that uncommon a practise, it turns out the correct line is saints. Which makes absolutely no sense at all! Who is making saints walk in the sea?! Brandon Flowers, you are a monster!
Taylor Swift – ‘Blank Space’
WRONG LYRIC: All the LONELY STARBUCKS LOVERS
CORRECT LYRIC: Got a LONG LIST OF EX-LOVERS
No matter how many times I’m told this, there is no way the word Starbucks doesn’t appear somewhere in ‘Black Space’. I mean it is right there. Even when you know the correct lyric, it still shines through the supposed right one and beams out at you like some hidden piece of corporate sponsorship. But I’m still singing the Starbucks line, no matter what anyone else says.
ABBA – ‘Dancing Queen’
WRONG LYRIC: See that girl, WATCH HER SCREAM, digging the dancing queen
CORRECT LYRIC: See that girl, WATCH THAT SCENE, digging the dancing queen
Again, another one we can be forgiven for as the misheard one makes more logical sense than the correct one. Of course you can imagine a girl let out a scream of ecstasy as she struts her stuff on the dancefloor. But “watch that scene”? What scene? There’s no scene here. What are they going on about?! Goddamn hippies!
Bon Jovi – ‘Living On A Prayer’
WRONG LYRIC: Gina WANTS TO DIE OF OLD AGE
CORRECT LYRIC: Gina WORKS THE DINER ALL DAY
There are actually a bunch of misheard lyrics in this one, mostly thanks to Bon Jovi’s turd-pushing strain he puts into his singing voice, but personally this is the one that has always gotten me. But I think as long as you give the chorus the biggest “WOAH!!” you can possibly muster, all sins can be forgiven on this one.