Mel Is A Queen!!!!
Here are all the songs explained for you:
1: Crybaby. This song is about Melanie being a very sensitive person and embracing that. 👶🏼💦
2: Dollhouse. This song has two meanings, first, how nobody’s really perfect and everyone has something going on in their life. Two, how everyone assumes that celebrities are perfect, and as Melanie said, “People put them in these glass boxes and think that they’re perfect, and when something happens that shows they’re human, people don’t like that”
3: Sippy Cup. This song is a continuation of “Dollhouse”, it shows what “goes down in the kitchen”; Crybaby’s mother murders her father. When Melanie sings, “Kids are still depressed when you dress them up”, and, “All the makeup in the world won’t make you less insecure”, shes talking about how no matter what you put on the outside, your inside and your inner feelings stay the same.
4: Carousel. This song is about chasing after someone and always being the same distance from each other, never getting closer, going around in circles, as if you’re a horse on a carousel. When she sings, “It’s all fun and games till somebody falls in love, but you’ve already bought a ticket and theres no turning back now”, she means after you fall in love with someone, you cant really “un-love” them.
5: Alphabet Boy. This might be my favorite song on the album. I think its very underrated. According to Melanie, this song is about a boyfriend she had in college who always said she was writing her songs wrong as if he had a right way to do it. Love this.
6: Soap. This is another great song, about how after you tell someone you love them, you can’t really take it back. When Melanie sings, “Threw a toaster in the bathtub”, she doesnt mean literally throw a toaster in the bath, that would kill you. Shes saying that by saying “I love you” shes risking everything, like throwing a toaster in the bathtub.
7: Training Wheels. This song is the only real love song on the album. It talks about wanting to move forward as a couple. When she sings, “Youve been riding two-wheelers to all your life, its not like I’m asking to be your wife”, shes saying, “I want to be in a serious relationship, whats so hard about that?”
8: Pity Party. This song is about inviting everyone to your party and nobody comes. When she sings, “When I put a heart on every cursive letter”, shes beginning to wonder why she puts in so much work and nobody even comes.
9: Tag, Youre It. Another song with double meanings. This song is mainly about Crybabys kidnapping, something that luckily, never happened to Mel. Mel also says that since now Crybaby is single, “Wolves are now on the prowl”, hence the wolf costume in the music video.
10: Milk and Cookies. This is a continuation of Tag, Youre It, where Melanie poisons her kidnappers. This song is very underrated.
11: Pacify Her. This song is about Crybaby becoming like her dad, where she cheats and makes people cheat.
12: Mrs. Potato Head. This song is about people getting plastic surgery and how it doesnt always work out.
13: Mad Hatter. This is about embracing your insanity.
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