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My condolences
I'll shed a tear with your family
I'll open a bottle up
Pour a little bit out in your memory
I'll be at the wake dressed in all black
I'll call out your name but you won't call back
I'll hand a flower to your mother when I...


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    Nov 27th, 2018 11:09pm report

    Everyone's saying this is about Melanie losing sanity and murdering the guy that cheated on her, but I couldn't disagree more. It's more-so about her trying to get him out of her head. He is't actually dead, but his existence, to her, is. The lyrics about the funeral just adds to this figurative language. He isn't literally dead, but he's dead to her. She doesn't fuck with him anymore.


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    Feb 5th, 2017 2:40pm report

    Crybaby loved someone but they weren't who she thought they where. She needed to "Kill Them" or get them completely out of her head or she'll take him back. She's sorry because she really liked him and thought he was a good person but he pushed to until she knew the truth.


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    Mar 9th, 2016 3:33pm report

    This song is about a guy she was with. He cheated on her, but he didn't think she knew. She kept thinking about it and she lost it and killed him,but she just acted like she didn't and went to the funeral and mourned.


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    Feb 23rd, 17:55 report

    Crybaby broke up with her boyfriend, but can't stop thinking about him. It's infuriating, stressful, and driving her mad. She needs to find a way to get him out of her head, to wipe him off the face of her earth, before she loses her mind (I mean, in Mad Hatter, I'm pretty sure she already HAS lost her mind, but you get what I mean). He also probably gave her a bracelet, one that used to mean a lot to her, that she buried deep underground ("Bury your bracelet six feet under the dirt").


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    Dec 22nd, 12:13am report

    I believe this song is about a cheating partner, Crybaby is sick of him and wants him out of her head. I don’t believe that the song means physically killing him but acting like he’s dead to forget him. In the line “Can you cheat from underground?” She’s referring that she “killed” him as he cheated on her. The beginning of the song’s line are as if there will be a funeral. The thing that makes my interpretation what it is, is the line “Because baby you’re dead TO ME” This is bad lol


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    Dec 2nd, 12:12pm report

    Melanie had someone who meant a lot to her, Could be platonic or not, either way that person had to leave. Melanie couldn't get that person out of their head so she went and "killed him".


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    Oct 4th, 10:12am report

    She is talking about someone stuck in her mind. He won’t go away and she acts like he’s dead. She doesn’t want to think about him so she says he’s dead to her. This never had anything to do with murder.


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    Sep 21st, 2018 9:16pm report

    She love a man but he cheated on her and she killed him and dressed in all black at his funeral to show that she doesent care what she did.


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    May 12th, 2018 5:19am report

    That her best friend talked behind her back and she wants to kill them and shed a tear with Baby's family


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    Sep 7th, 2017 9:05pm report

    she loved him but he was cheating on her and thought she wasn't going to know. Then she fide out and kill him.She cry with is family like nothing happened she dressed all black and went to his funeral like nothing happen again.


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    Feb 9th, 2017 2:42pm report

    Crybaby got cheated on and the boy thinks she doesn't know but she kills him and goes to the funeral like nothing happened.

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