Indecipherable Lyrics


(permanent link) added: 2009-06-30 14:45:53 sponsor: Dogtanian (last reply: 2009-07-03 18:20:41)

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Some songs feature lyrics that appear to be complete gibberish. The listener might sometimes be able to hazard a guess at what's being said, but such a guess is overwhelmingly unlikely to be anywhere near the mark.

Distinguished from a Mondegreen by the fact that a Mondegreen tends to be sung relatively clearly, but with the listener perceiving word breaks in the wrong place.

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Examples:
  • Snow - Informer, particularly the chorus
  • Much of Nightwish's music prior to Dark Passion Play
  • Anything by the Cocteau Twins
  • Most black/death metal
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