7 Misunderstood Disney Lyrics

by Maggie Malach

We've all been there before. You're watching your favorite Disney movie, belting out each song like the karaoke diva you are and then — out of nowhere — you're informed that you've been singing the wrong words since childhood. Um, what? It's a sad but very real truth that often we mishear the words to some of our favorite music and there happens to be a lot of Disney movies with misunderstood lyrics.

Whether you incorrectly heard the words to the epic "Circle of Life" from The Lion King or you were a little uncertain about what Lumiere croons in Beauty and the Beast, many of our favorite Disney movies are guilty of including confusing lyrics. Luckily, I'm here to help guide you on the path to what these words are supposed to be. (You can thank me the next time you're at karaoke and want to belt out the lyrics to "I'll Make a Man Out of You" from Mulan. The more you know, right?

Don't be caught off-guard the next time you watch your fave animated movie or are singing along with its soundtrack. You can check out the most misunderstood lyrics in Disney songs below!

1. "With All The Force Of The Great Thai Food." — "I'll Make A Man Out Of You"

The correct lyrics to this Mulan song are "With all the force of a great typhoon."

2. "Horse Pie Course." — "Be Our Guest"

The correct lyrics to this Beauty and the Beast song are "Course by course."

3. "Pink Pajamas Penguins On The Bottom." — "Circle Of Life"

The correct lyrics to this Lion King song are "Ingonyama nengw' enamabala."

4. "You Got A Genie, For He Charged And Fell." — "Friend Like Me"

The correct lyrics to this Aladdin song are "You got a genie for a charge d'affaires."

5. "A Shining New Mirror Is Tiptoeing Nearer." — "Be Prepared"

The correct lyrics to this Lion King song are "A shining new era is tiptoeing nearer."

6. "Every Turn A Surprise, Every Moment Gets Better." — "A Whole New World"

The correct lyrics to this Aladdin song are "Every turn a surprise, every moment red letter."

7. "Chase The Wind And Touch This Guy." — "Touch The Sky"

The correct lyrics to this Brave song are "Chase the wind and touch the sky."

Image: Disney (screenshot)