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7th Feb '16 7:41:22 PM nombretomado
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* Some of the songs on Music/PearlJam's album ''Music/TenAlbum''.

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* Some of the songs on Music/PearlJam's album ''Music/TenAlbum''.''{{Music/Ten}}''.
4th Feb '16 7:13:44 PM Hossmeister
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* Some of the songs on Music/PearlJam's album ''Music/{{Ten}}''.

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* Some of the songs on Music/PearlJam's album ''Music/{{Ten}}''.''Music/TenAlbum''.
1st Jan '16 1:58:56 AM TARINunit9
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* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'' and ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}'' music is in English, you are forgiven for not knowing this, even if you look up the lyrics it's still hard to tell what they're saying.
** Ditto for the major boss theme in ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiIIINocturne''.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'' and ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}'' music is in English, but you are forgiven for not knowing this, even this. Even if you look up the lyrics it's still hard to tell what they're saying.
** Ditto for the major boss theme and the "fierce battle" theme in ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiIIINocturne''.
27th Dec '15 3:57:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* Part of the chorus of SmileEmptySoul's "Bottom of a Bottle". The specific part is "I do it for the drugs. I do it just to feel like ahh ahh ahhhhahhh (it's supposedly "I do it just to feel a-liii-ive", but it's hard to tell)." Note to any bands here: when singing a song about drugs it ISN'T required to be under the influence of those drugs.

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* Part of the chorus of SmileEmptySoul's Music/SmileEmptySoul's "Bottom of a Bottle". The specific part is "I do it for the drugs. I do it just to feel like ahh ahh ahhhhahhh (it's supposedly "I do it just to feel a-liii-ive", but it's hard to tell)." Note to any bands here: when singing a song about drugs it ISN'T required to be under the influence of those drugs.
21st Nov '15 8:26:17 AM nombretomado
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** Famously, ''BloomCounty'' spoofed this during the 1988 election with an ad by the Meadowcrats (the political party formed by the main characters) which tried to use the candidates' respective interpretations of the lyrics to show their character.

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** Famously, ''BloomCounty'' ''ComicStrip/BloomCounty'' spoofed this during the 1988 election with an ad by the Meadowcrats (the political party formed by the main characters) which tried to use the candidates' respective interpretations of the lyrics to show their character.
19th Sep '15 7:22:41 AM Herbieriffer
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* Caravan Palace's "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sBZdSHAIZI Clash]]" is not as bad as other examples, since you can more or less understand about half of the words, but still, good luck trying to comprehend the singers. (The lyrics come from a song called [[http://rock.totaltabs.com/tablature/Brook_Benton/Shadrack_Chord_64674/ Shadrack]], but they're jumbled and garbled.)

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* Caravan Palace's Music/CaravanPalace's "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sBZdSHAIZI Clash]]" is not as bad as other examples, since you can more or less understand about half of the words, but still, good luck trying to comprehend the singers. (The lyrics come from a song called [[http://rock.totaltabs.com/tablature/Brook_Benton/Shadrack_Chord_64674/ Shadrack]], but they're jumbled and garbled.)
4th Sep '15 6:38:01 AM BurntMario
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30th Aug '15 11:03:07 PM mrincodi
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* Good luck trying to understand the lyrics of the song ''Calabria'' by Enur without looking at the lyrics.
22nd Aug '15 6:01:44 AM rjd1922
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* NoMoreHeroes: Bad Girl's theme. "I love you ''something something'' yes no ''something yadda something like this,'' so let's go."
* Twister, the theme of TheWorldEndsWithYou, is almost incomprehensible thanks to the heavy auto tune on the vocals. It's barely any better in the various remixes of the song. You'll be able can hear the words, but they're so fast paced and random that even though you can hear the lyrics you'll never be able to comprehend what they mean.

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* NoMoreHeroes: ''VideoGame/NoMoreHeroes'': Bad Girl's theme. "I love you ''something something'' yes no ''something yadda something like this,'' so let's go."
* Twister, the theme of TheWorldEndsWithYou, ''VideoGame/TheWorldEndsWithYou'', is almost incomprehensible thanks to the heavy auto tune AutoTune on the vocals. It's barely any better in the various remixes of the song. You'll be able can hear the words, but they're so fast paced and random that even though you can hear the lyrics you'll never be able to comprehend what they mean.



* The opening theme to the TV series ''The Adventures of Pete & Pete'' is notorious for its "unknown line", the third line of the title song "Hey, Sandy", which for years remained a mystery to fans. Recent sources have begun speculating anew as to the exact wording of the line, however no confirmation has been forthcoming from the artist as of yet.

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* The opening theme to the TV series ''The Adventures of Pete & Pete'' ''Series/TheAdventuresOfPeteAndPete'' is notorious for its "unknown line", the third line of the title song "Hey, Sandy", which for years remained a mystery to fans. Recent sources have begun speculating anew as to the exact wording of the line, however no confirmation has been forthcoming from the artist as of yet.



** {{Lampshaded}} in the soca song "Ragga Ragga", where the singer likes dancehall and wants to try singing it, but the lyrics all sound like "Raggaraggaraggaraggaraggaragga..." to him.

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** {{Lampshaded}} {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d in the soca song "Ragga Ragga", where the singer likes dancehall and wants to try singing it, but the lyrics all sound like "Raggaraggaraggaraggaraggaragga..." to him.



* The opening music to the first ''RuneFactory'' game is nearly indecipherable. Even if you try to figure out what the lyrics are, they still don't make any sense.

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* The opening music to the first ''RuneFactory'' ''VideoGame/RuneFactory'' game is nearly indecipherable. Even if you try to figure out what the lyrics are, they still don't make any sense.



* The lyrics to the theme from ''TheState'' seem to consist of [[{{Scatting}} "na na na na"]] and unintelligible screaming. However, once you learn that the song is officially named "Boys And Girls Action", it becomes apparent that what's actually being screamed is "Boys and girls! Action! Action!". It's also more intelligible in an alternate version heard on some of the menus on the DVD of the series, since the lyrics are being yelled by children instead.
* Most of Music/FerreGrignard's lyrics are so hard to make out even his records sleeves have given up. "On My Dying Bed" is a great example of this, as is his international hit "Ring, Ring". It's probably the fact he's Belgian singing English and stoned at the same time that causes this. At least he hasn't got BobDylan's horrible voice.
* Most Terror-EBM / Aggrotech / Hellektro songs, due to using [[GutturalGrowler harsh guttural vocals]].

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* The lyrics to the theme from ''TheState'' ''Series/TheState'' seem to consist of [[{{Scatting}} "na na na na"]] and unintelligible screaming. However, once you learn that the song is officially named "Boys And Girls Action", it becomes apparent that what's actually being screamed is "Boys and girls! Action! Action!". It's also more intelligible in an alternate version heard on some of the menus on the DVD of the series, since the lyrics are being yelled by children instead.
* Most of Music/FerreGrignard's lyrics are so hard to make out even his records sleeves have given up. "On My Dying Bed" is a great example of this, as is his international hit "Ring, Ring". It's probably the fact he's Belgian singing English and stoned at the same time that causes this. At least he hasn't got BobDylan's Music/BobDylan's horrible voice.
* Most Terror-EBM / Aggrotech / Hellektro Terror-EBM/Aggrotech/Hellektro songs, due to using [[GutturalGrowler harsh guttural vocals]].



** Similarly, the line "hangin' in a chow line" from the ''GoodTimes'' theme song, described by [[Series/ChappellesShow Dave Chappelle]] as "the most disputed lyric of all the Good Times lyrics" during a quiz on his show in which the closest any of the contestants could come to remembering it was "hangin' in a jury."

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** Similarly, the line "hangin' in a chow line" from the ''GoodTimes'' ''Series/GoodTimes'' theme song, described by [[Series/ChappellesShow Dave Chappelle]] as "the most disputed lyric of all the Good Times lyrics" during a quiz on his show in which the closest any of the contestants could come to remembering it was "hangin' in a jury."
16th Apr '15 1:24:15 PM LongTallShorty64
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* So much of this in Music/{{Fugazi}} whenever Guy Picciotto is on vocals. Ian Mackaye just blares the words in the listener's ears, but it seems that Guy Picciotto has a strange way of pronouncing things when singing, and it often makes the lyrics a jumbled mess, when in fact, they are very poetic in nature. It feels very much like he puts his AccentUponTheWrongSyllable.
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