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Misheard Album Titles: Hilariously Redesigned Cover Art

We've all experienced that moment when you realize that the lyrics you've been singing to one of your favorite songs actually aren't the lyrics at all. (Chances are it's happened to you more than once.) It's easily forgiven, of course, because most musicians are hardly known for their perfect enunciation. And beyond that, with all the distractions in the world, it's easy enough to hear someone wrong in everyday speech.

To pay tribute to the hilarity that often ensues from these scenarios, we consulted our extensive internal music libraries for a list of album titles that could be easily misheard or misunderstood. (Just try saying some of the titles out loud with a British accent if it helps.) Then we took some of our favorites and paid tribute to the originals by rebuilding their cover art from scratch with Shutterstock images, reinterpreting them to fit with their altered titles.

Let us know which one is your favorite and feel free to add ideas for more additions in the comments below!

Barn in the USA


Actual title: Blur, Parklife

Ready to Dye

Steal Wheels

Steal Wheels

Do Little

Actual title: Pixies, Doolittle

The Colonic

Actual title: Dr. Dre, The Chronic

The Dart Side of the Moon

Never Mind the Blocks

Knee on Bible

Bee Here Now

Actual title: Oasis, Be Here Now

Axis: Bald as Love


Actual title: Phantogram, Nightlife

Rubber Sole

Fur of Music


Purple Reign

Actual title: Prince and the Revolution, Purple Rain

Jordan Roland, Doug Levy, Tim Koppenhafer, Lily Ou, Adriana Marin, and Dan Reiss contributed to this post.

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