Melanie Martinez: Crybaby Meaning
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They call you Crybaby, Crybaby, so you laugh through your tears.
anonymous Feb 10th, 2:25pm report
Crybaby is about a girl who is bullied and teased by everyone. It’s also the beginning and backstory of the crybaby album.
anonymous Nov 28th, 11:58pm report
This song is about Cry Baby. Simple as that. It introduces Melanie Martinez's character Cry Baby. Her and her story are further developed in some of her other songs (Dollhouse, Sippy Cup, Alphabet Boy, etc.)
anonymous Apr 4th, 2018 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.
anonymous Mar 24th, 2018 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.
anonymous 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.
InterpretationBOT 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 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❤️
anonymous 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.)
anonymous 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!
anonymous Jul 13th, 2017 7:09pm report
She is a little girl who has a big heart that's taken advantage of.
anonymous 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.
anonymous 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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