Melanie Martinez: Sippy Cup Meaning
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Sippy Cup Lyrics
Blood still stains when the sheets are washed
Sex don't sleep when the lights are off
Kids are still depressed when you dress them up
And syrup is still syrup in a sippy cup
He's still dead when you're done with the bottle
Grey_Assassin May 30th, 2017 5:23pm report
The story behind this is when Crybaby's mother proves her suspicions about her husband cheating so she tracks down his mistress and kills both of them. Crybaby wakes up in the middle of the night and walks in to see the corpses, then her mother drugged her so she wouldn't remember what happened.
This song is about a person's unwillingness to accept one's own reality, even if you make it look like something else. Blood still stains on sheets, love is not asleep when the lights are off, kids still have depression no matter how they look, and syrup in a sippy cup is still syrup.
anonymous Feb 8th, 2017 2:51pm report
The song Sippy Cup is based on Cry Babys mother after finding her husband cheating, so she traps him and the woman and kills them. Harsh right? Then Cry Baby finds out but her mother puts her in bed and feeds her a so called syrup/drug. This way she won't remember.
(Ps. plz vote five stars thx)
anonymous Mar 12th, 2017 3:51pm report
I think the message of this is very simple. No matter how something is presented, its nature remains the same. Blood will still stain even if it is washed away. If you make someoone depressed look presentable, it won't changed that they are depressed. If you put syrup in a sippy cup, it desn't change what it is.
anonymous Apr 21st, 18:21 report
Crybaby’s mom is an achaholic with bipolar disorder she takes medication for both things when she forgets to take both meds for several days she remembers and thinks that if she takes a lot it will make up for the other days she then takes to many and then she starts drinking again she gets drunk and starts murdering her children crybaby walks out of her bedroom and finds the dead body’s her mother finds her but she doesn’t kill her she drugs her and puts her back to bed the drugs didn’t work so now she is afraid of her mother.
anonymous Mar 24th, 3:41am report
So my interpretation is a little different. Indeed the mother is an alcoholic as explained in dollhouse and the father is a cheat however, if you put a few songs together it appears that there is a little more to this song. The mother has killed her husband and his mistress and cry baby finds the body's... But that isn't it. She is knocked out with chloroform and put back in to bed however, cry baby explains in dollhouse that she doesn't want anyone to see what goes down in the kitchen so it appears that murder happens a lot... Also despite her being drugged she still remembers
anonymous Mar 3rd, 3:55am report
That the mother is an alcoholic and she finds out her husband was cheating on her so she kills him and his mistress and this links to dollhouse because it says dont let them see what goes down in the kitchen. And also that her mother might have a eating disorder because it says you got weights in your pockets when you go to the doctors.
anonymous Nov 29th, 11:00pm report
No matter what illusion you may put up with, the reality never changes. No matter how much you try to hide it, it will eventually slip out.
anonymous Oct 8th, 2017 10:14am report
The song meaning is no matter how much you try to cover up the truth the pain will still alwas be there.
anonymous Sep 20th, 2017 9:02pm report
I think it's about Crybaby's husband (After most of the songs in the album but before dollhouse) cheated on her with some other chick (If you watched the Mrs. Potato Head music video, you might recall that Crybaby's husband (he was the guy that bought her the plastic surgery B.T.W) Cheated on her with a specific girl. This girl looked like old Crybaby. So this girl (we will call her Amy) made love with Crybaby's husband so, when Amy had her baby, Crybaby killed the baby and Amy. The Husband was broken hearted and kept the child's corpse in a cradle. "Of course it's a corpse that you keep in the cradle." So now, the 2 children crybaby had are depressed because their mom and dad are always fighting, and that's a lot of pressure on a child. Crybaby's husband have been in debt, so they money somehow right? That means that they would do anything for money. So, now Crybaby's husband (I'm naming him Sam) started working at a drug company that he bought drugs from (which was spending their money, making them in debt) "Just another shift at the drug company" So, That's a song over analyzed for yall
anonymous May 19th, 2017 5:22pm report
So clearly anyway you present something its not different from they way it truly is. Like if you wash a sheet that had blood on it still shows just not clearly. If you put nice clothes on kids it still doesn't matter if they are depressed and sad and syrup is not any different in a sippy cup.
anonymous Mar 5th, 2017 3:26pm report
This is really hard to tell because there can be so many different things. What I think is that someone is having a really big struggle in their life, they are an alcoholic, doing drugs ("if they give you a new pill then you will buy it"), struggling with an eating disorder ("you got weights in your pockets when you go to the doctor"), and just a bunch of other horrible things.
melaniehugefan Feb 9th, 2017 2:29pm report
Crybaby's mom is a huge alcoholic which causes her to act over the top. The father thinks that Crybaby's mom doesn't know so he thinks he'll get over things. Crybaby's mom still doesn't know but she had to much alcohol, and she killed him and her mistress. Crybaby's brother is still sleeping but Crybaby knows something is wrong. Crybaby knows what happened and the mother poisoned her. So the meaning is similar to Dollhouse, so Crybaby's family puts the mask on for the public eye but people just think them as Angels straight from heaven. But Crybaby's mom gets out of her comfort zone so their going over the top.
anonymous Dec 6th, 2016 12:51pm report
I think this song is about someone covering a intense situation up (well at least trying to) and give the child a "mixture" refered to as syrup in a sippy cup so the kid won't snitch.
anonymous Jul 21st, 2016 7:08pm report
second part to dollhouse. it is 'what goes down in the kitchen'. cry babys mom finds her husband cheating in which she kills them both and trys to hide it from crybaby "blood still stains when the sheets are washed" although she find out leaving her mother to drug cry baby to forget about what she has seen.no hate <3
anonymous Jun 20th, 2016 6:14pm report
I think this song means that people try to see things differently when they know they are doing something wrong. "Syrup is still syrup in a Sippycup" refers to that you can't pretend that your doing something good when you know you are doing something wrong. In this song, they go through a series of lines comparing things like, "kids are still depressed when you dress them up" as in, you can't pretend things are all okay when they're not.
anonymous Jun 9th, 2016 6:04pm report
I think the parents where acholics and omne night the mom got drunk and started too kill her children Melanie comes in and sees the dead bodies and instead of killling her the Mom drugs her up so she forgets and is fake for the rest of her life because the drugs didn't do the job and she's afraid of her mom
That's a pretty dumb interpretation but the best I could do
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