It Goes Like That? But I Thought It Went Like This?

"Lost my shit, trying to act casual." For years...years...that is what I thought David Byrne was singing on "Crosseyed And Painless" off Talking Heads Remain In Light. Nope. It turned out he was singing "lost my shape." The mishearing of lyrics is nothing new; there are books, websites, entire tomes dedicated to this very thing. But I'm not interested in rehashing cases of the "excuse me while I kiss this guy" Purple . . .

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