Misheard lyrics happen to everyone. So long as the mistake isn’t so bad it gets your lyrics censored by the BBC, no one really minds if you mistake an article or two. If you’ve ever messed up “Feeling This” by blink-182 in such a way, Mark Hoppus has your back.
Hoppus was asked by a fan what the correct lyric to the popular track was, and he was more than happy to oblige.
Lyrics are tricky things. All it takes is for one person to post them or sing them incorrectly somewhere for the whole world to think something else. Obviously, drastically misheard lyrics are hilarious. In fact, AltPress has an entire list of My Chemical Romance ones here, and a general Top Ten list here.
“I’ve got your picture, I’m coming with you/Dear Maria, call me Ben” is hilarious, as would be thinking the Wonder Years‘ track “Came Out Swinging” talks about a rimjob as opposed to a “real job.”
This recent blink-182 bit isn’t nearly as drastic. Certainly not as drastic as the “What’s My Age Again” lyric Hoppus cleared up last year. No, one blink-182 fan asked Hoppus on Twitter if a lyric was “a,” “and” or “her.” All of which make sense in the context and don’t alter the song dramatically at all.
Can someone clarify the “Feeling This” lyric? Is it “Look to the past and remember AND smile,” “Look to the past and remember A smile,” or “Look to the past and remember HER smile?” Much appreciated @markhoppus @blink182
Hoppus cleared it up pretty quick saying, “Look to the past and remember and smile.”
Look to the past and remember and smile.
— Ḿå℟₭ (@markhoppus) April 15, 2020
So, if you’ve been singing it any other way, you’re wrong. Remember that next time you’re belting the song down the highway.
Listen to “Feeling This” below.
Hoppus has previously revealed that the lyrics to “What’s My Age Again” we’ve all been singing were also wrong. The corerct lyrics are the “I wore cologne/To get the feeling right” and not “I walk alone/To get the feeling right.”
blink-182‘s NINE released in September of 2019, so fans are pretty familiar with the content of their newest studio album by now. But, did you know that there is an unreleased version of “I Really Wish I Hated You” that featured Miley Cyrus‘ vocals?
That’s right. A snippet of that version was released and Mark Hoppus confirmed it’s legitimate in a recent Twitch stream.
Mark Hoppus has been on a livestream extravaganza as of late. The blink-182 bassist and co-vocalist has entertained the masses by playing Animal Crossing and blink-182 and +44 tracks. He also broke hearts by revealing blink-182 would never play Neighborhoods‘ “Kaleidoscope” live.
But now, it appears the band collaborated with pop superstar Miley Cyrus for a NINE song but it wasn’t ever released.
The news broke recently when a snippet of “I Really Wish I Hated You” featuring Miley Cyrus leaked. Many fans assumed it was fake with Cyrus’ vocals superimposed over the track. Check it out below.
Well, one fan was watching Hoppus’ most recent stream and decided to ask if it was legitimate.
Hoppus looked like a deer in the headlights at first, barely stammering to say “Huh. Did it leak? I will be right back and we’ll talk about this. I don’t know what the story is with…well I know exactly what the story is with the Miley Cyrus version of “I Really Wish I Hated You. But I did not realize that it was in the world. So I am trying to find out answers.”
Later on in the stream he was asked again and confirmed the track exists.
“She sang on a version of “I Really Wish I Hated You and apparently it leaked,” Hoppus said.
You can see the bit cut from the stream below.
Mark confirmed that Miley Cyrus sang on an unreleased version of I Really Wish I Hated You.
— blink-182 Italia (@blink182italia) April 13, 2020
The full track has not been released yet, and probably never will be. It’s a real shame too because it sounds like an absolute banger.
Have you been singing “Feeling This” wrong? Be honest with us in the comments below!
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