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Melanie Martinez: Crybaby Meaning

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They call you Crybaby, Crybaby, but you don't f***ing care.

They call you Crybaby, Crybaby, so you laugh through your tears.

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    anonymous
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    Apr 4th, 4:50am report


    crybaby is about a character named crybaby who is constantly mistreated and taunted by her mother and has had emotional scarring as a result of this. leading to her having no friends as in the lyric "you're all on your own and you lost all your friends, you told yourself that its not you its them". crybaby is the base of all the other songs/stories on the album... kind of like her backstory.



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    anonymous
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    Mar 24th, 3:48pm report


    This song is about assholes who cant understand that people go through shit behind closed doors making fun of them because there emotions cant be held any longer.



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    anonymous
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    Jan 22nd, 2018 1:26pm report


    This song says that a girl named Crybaby has been made fun of and mistreated by her alcoholic mother. She sees that her friend is like her and tries to help push past the hate and push to the good side with her friend.



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    InterpretationBOT
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    Nov 12th, 2017 11:30am report


    It's about Melanie being depressive. She's made fun of for being emotional, but she meets someone who's as weak and lonely as her. She sings about how the pair of them hate everyone else, but she follows her friend's lead and tries to ignore the bullies.



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    anonymous
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    Nov 10th, 2017 11:07pm report


    This song is introducing crybaby, a girl who feels uncomfortable and crazy.



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    anonymous
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    Oct 15th, 2017 10:58pm report


    It's saying cry or do whatever you want no one should judge you for being you they think you are weak but only a weak person would hold in their feelings because if you show you aren't afraid to be laughed at or made fun of you are so strong but everyone else has their own opinion this is just mine❤️



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    anonymous
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    Aug 12th, 2017 8:24pm report


    This is about being overly emotional about everything. Lots of people look at being emotional as a weakness, but Melanie wanted it to be a strength, a compliment. So Cry Baby is about someone who is very emotional, but she doesn't care. (Also, the Cry Baby Album as a whole is about being comfortable with being insane.)



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    anonymous
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    Aug 7th, 2017 8:39pm report


    I think the song 'crybaby' means to not take things so hard on yourself and you shouldn't let others take you down!



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    anonymous
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    Jul 13th, 2017 7:09pm report


    She is a little girl who has a big heart that's taken advantage of.



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    Grey_Assassin
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    May 30th, 2017 5:52pm report


    Wow. I can't believe you guys look right past the obvious. It's the start of the story of Crybaby. Crybaby is a very emotional person. She is teased so much but she doesn't care.



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    anonymous
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    Jan 1st, 2017 1:20pm report


    I feel the "cry baby" in this song might be a girl who 'cares too much'. She has a big heart but others interpret it as weakness.



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    anonymous
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    Sep 10th, 2016 9:43pm report


    Trying to hide how much the name-calling hurts. That's why she laughs through her tears.




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