Song Lyrics With The Wrong Facts!

NME.com has a list of "25 Song Lyrics That Get Their Facts Abysmally Wrong" . . . and it's a pretty amusing read. Here are the highlights:

1. U2 made the list TWICE. In the song "Pride", Bono sings, quote, "Early morning, April 4, shot rings out in the Memphis sky." It's a tribute to MARTIN LUTHER KING JR., but he wasn't shot in the morning.

Bono later admitted, quote, "As a lyric, it's daft . . . I say early morning, but it was early evening!"

2. And in the U2 song, "Vertigo", Bono sings, quote, "Uno, dos, tres, catorce," which is Spanish for, "One, two, three, FOURTEEN." The Spanish word for "four" is "cuatro." Bono later said, quote, "There may've been some alcohol involved."

You can find all 25 in a slideshow at NME.com.

 

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