Melanie Martinez: Pity Party Meaning
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Pity Party Lyrics
Why'd I put my heart on every cursive letter?
Tell me why the hell no one is here
Tell me what to do to make it all feel better
Maybe it's a cruel joke on me
Just means there's way more cake...
anonymous Jun 30th, 2016 6:07pm report
Pity Party is about not just throwing a party and no one shows up, but because this is about Crybaby, if you listen to the first song in the Crybaby album, there's one part that kind of refers to Pity Party: "You're all on your own and you lost all your friends". And then you go back to Pity Party, you see her all alone at her house, throwing herself the biggest dang Pity Party in the world because nobody showed up. Even her closest friends and the boy of her dreams.
anonymous May 13th, 2016 5:04am report
This song is clearly a metaphor for disillusionment and loneliness. People whom she trusted and loved couldn't even make it to her birthday party.
anonymous Aug 21st, 2017 8:04pm report
This isn't a review on this one song, but as it is the most popular I decided to do it here NO HATE PLZ.
Basically if u look on the cry baby album they are all in an order. It's telling cry baby's life story! Listen to it in the order and u will get what I mean xxx
anonymous Feb 22nd, 2:29pm report
Crybaby invites everyone to her party, but no one shows up. She wonders why this is, and wonders why she spent so much time making everything perfect. She's so sad that she destroys everything and smashes her cake to pieces. She feels trapped in a cursed world, and doesn't want anyone to tell her to stop crying. 'Candles' and 'Flames' are metaphors that Crybaby want's to burn her sadness away, but at the same time just wants to cry. She's so lonely she's going insane; she feels like she's dying. The whole song is saying that no one showing up to Crybaby's party was the last straw, and loneliness has taken over her; she honestly doesn't care anymore.
anonymous Dec 14th, 12:17pm report
Crybaby threw a party and invited all her friends to come. But nobody showed up. And she was feeling sad because she was all alone.
She calls it her "Pity Party" because it's pity that she's all alone and crying cause of it. She set up all these things for everybody yet still nobody came.
It seems like Crybaby throws a huge fit. She started laughing and crying because she was so upset. And she wants to cry till she stops.
anonymous Nov 25th, 11:54pm report
I think Crybaby is upset because no one showed up to her party. She's all alone and she lost her. So she's crying cause she's alone.
anonymous Nov 16th, 11:14pm report
I think the song represents not just a party. It represents life in general. Feeling alone. Crybaby might have friends, but maybe she tried to share her feelings with them and they didn’t care about her being sad or upset. She feels unimportant and alone because no one seems to care. This caused her to lose her friends. My evidence is the song “Crybaby”. This is her trying to cope with the fact that she lost all of her friends.
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anonymous May 9th, 2018 5:21pm report
Oh i get it, she was lonely, she just wanted some friends, because why would anyone hate and ignore a miserable person? That’s just pretty mean, I would team up with her, if I was a new character myself. If you guys won’t clean your dirty actions together, figure it out by yourself, your problem, not anyone’s. Just because someone is lonely, doesn’t mean they’re miserable, doesn’t mean that they are ugly, and it doesn’t mean that they’re “childish” that’s insane!
anonymous Nov 20th, 2017 11:08pm report
It's about people we consider as friends but when we need them they dissapear. She invited her "friends" but nobody came...
anonymous Sep 15th, 2017 9:52am report
Melanie "Crybaby" threw a party and she invited her boyfriend johnny and some friends....nobody showed up-_- this song is expressing her going crazy because nobody showed up to her party! I would go crazy too!
anonymous May 19th, 2017 5:15pm report
So CryBaby gives invites to her birthday party but no one comes. So she cries as seen in lyrics " Ill cry till the candles burn down this place" so clearly she is sad that know one cares but she thinks that they are pulling a prank on her. So Im guessing that now she is trying to make new friends and i new guy to fall in love with.
anonymous Oct 16th, 2016 10:08pm report
She talks about ow when she was little no one showed up to her parties, and she talks about how she thinks that they probably were playing pranks on her, or didn't like her.
anonymous Jul 3rd, 2016 7:20am report
I feel it is about her party not going great. But... More than that... She now feels as though she cannot trust anyone because no body showed up to her party she had high hopes for. She feels like she has no social status anymore.
anonymous Jun 20th, 2016 6:12pm report
Pity Party is about Melanie's 3rd birthday patry. She wanted Barney the dinosaur to come, but the costume was (and I quote) "sketchy and didn't look professional". Melanie ended up crying for the whole day.
anonymous Jun 6th, 2016 6:24am report
I think she's a miserable person who wants company... The birthday party is a metaphor for something fun so in the video she's not just crying... A pity party is when you're really sad... She obviously wanted someone to join her loneliness so she invited them... Nobody wanted to share in the sadness so she destroyed everything in a temper tantrum
anonymous Jun 5th, 2016 6:24am report
The song is based on that she invited kids from her neighbor hood but no one showed up because people didnt know her and thought she was crazy and weird and she threw a fit about it and that is why the song is called pity party. Also, all she wanted is to have a party and make friends.
anonymous May 4th, 2016 5:24pm report
Cry Baby is based on herself and her (she made a character for herself named Cry Baby) childhood, Pity Party means she invited the boy she liked to her party and he didn't show up to it, therefore she is going crazy because of how much time it took her to put the party together and no one was there to enjoy it with her.
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