puns in music lyrics

My favorite one yet, which has been stuck in my mind for God knows how long is by the great Eminem ! _/\_

It goes like this “Now you get to watch her leave out the window, guess that’s why they call it ‘Window pane’. “

-Love the Way You Lie

Windowpain: (n) the emotion felt when you watch your girlfriend leave you through a window.

Windowpain – windowpane , get it ? lol

What are some of the best puns in music lyrics?

Neil Young’s “Ambulance Blues”–

Oh, Mother Goose,
she’s on the skids
Shoe ain’t happy,
neither are the kids.
She needs someone
that she can scream at
And I’m such a heel
for makin’ her feel so bad.

Rosie by Jackson Brown

But Rosie, you’re all right
You wear my ring
When you hold me tight
Rosie, that’s my thing
When you turn out the light
I’ve got to hand it to me
Looks like it’s me and you again tonight, Rosie

If I Had A Million Dollars by Bare Naked Ladies

And if I had a million dollars
If I had a million dollars
Well, I’d buy you some art
A Picasso or a Garfunkel


The following three come to mind-

  • EMINEM- Not Afraid

“Cause the way I feel, I’m strong enough to go to the club
Or the corner pub, and lift the whole liquor counter up
‘Cause I’m raising the bar
I’d shoot for the moon but I’m too busy gazing at stars
I feel amazing and I’m…

  • EMINEM – Love The Way You Lie

“You don’t get another chance
Life is no Nintendo game
But you lied again
Now you get to watch her leave out the window
Guess that’s why they call it window pane”

Window pane =

  1. a single sheet of glass in a window or door.
  2. The pain of seeing his lover leave.

No pun intended, was raised by the power of Will.

The pun being that Jaden’s dad is Will Smith !!!

About Cynthia-G-Toups

Cynthia-G-ToupsHi Cynthia G. Toups! It's great to meet you. As the founder of lyricstothesong.com, you must have a deep passion for song lyrics. That's wonderful! Music has a unique way of connecting with people, and lyrics play a significant role in conveying emotions and stories.

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