Cee-Lo Green Angers Fans By Changing Lyrics To 'Imagine'

Cee-Lo Green found himself in some hot water after his New Years Eve performance of John Lennon's classic song "Imagine." Performing in Times Square on New Years Eve, the "Forget You" singer sang the lyric, "Nothing to kill or die for / and all religion's true," rather than the original line, "Nothing to kill or die for / and no religion too."John Lennon fans quickly took to Twitter to voice displeasure over what they viewed as a disrespectful change in meaning to the classic song. Soon after Cee-Lo responded with the tweet,  "Yo I meant no disrespect by changing the lyric guys! I was trying to say a world were u could believe what you wanted that's all." The Tweet has since been deleted.Watch Cee-Lo's performance below:So, what do you think? Is it okay to change the words when covering a classic song, or should classics like "Imagine" be left as they are intended? Tell us in the comments.

Cee-Lo Green found himself in some hot water after his New Years Eve performance of John Lennon's classic song "Imagine." Performing in Times Square on New Years Eve, the "Forget You" singer sang the lyric, "Nothing to kill or die for / and all religion's true," rather than the original line, "Nothing to kill or die for / and no religion too."

John Lennon fans quickly took to Twitter to voice displeasure over what they viewed as a disrespectful change in meaning to the classic song. Soon after Cee-Lo responded with the tweet, "Yo I meant no disrespect by changing the lyric guys! I was trying to say a world were u could believe what you wanted that's all." The Tweet has since been deleted.

Watch Cee-Lo's performance below:


So, what do you think? Is it okay to change the words when covering a classic song, or should classics like "Imagine" be left as they are intended? Tell us in the comments.