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Talking Heads: Stay Up Late Meaning

Stay Up Late Lyrics

Mommy had a little baby
There he is fast asleep
He's just a little plaything
Why not wake him up?
Cute, cute, little baby
Little pee-pee, little toes
Now he's comin' to me
Crawl across the kitchen floor.

Baby, baby, please let me hold him

  1. anonymous
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    Sep 5th 2020 report

    It's from the point of view of a little boy who wants to keep his new brother up all night to entertain himself.

  2. Cheerio97
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    Jul 31st 2020 report

    It’s an ironic joke about keeping a baby up all night because the alternative is always true. Most new parents are exhausted because their baby keeps waking up often at night. As soon as a newborn comes home from the hospital, it happens. And new parents sometimes can’t tell when baby is crying from utter fatigue.

  3. anonymous
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    Sep 22nd 2014 report

    The singer is an unsuitable uncle who cares more about playing with his sister's 'cute' baby than about the baby's well-being (babies need a lot of sleep).

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