Okay, story time, children. I remember the music video for this song coming out on Youtube a few months ago and I was like “Oh, what’s this?” and after watching it, I said, “Well, that was certainly…different”. I didn’t hate the music video, I was just neutral towards it, and I went about my business looking at other music videos.
But Melanie Martinez’s haunting yet catchy tune just stayed there in the back of my mind and I would catch myself singing it out of nowhere.
And here we are.
The 20 year old, who gained a following via the TV show The Voice, samples the 60s hit “It’s My Party and I’ll Cry If I Want To” in its chorus, putting a much darker spin on the single made popular by Lesley Gore back in the day. This dubstep-heavy track with Melanie Martinez’s angelic, bubbly voice will make you dance like Chris Pratt is doing up there, guaranteed.
Kelpine sat at the edge of her cot in the tent she had
repaired. She had placed her hands on her knees and had been staring at the
ground for the past five minutes. She listened to the sound of her fellow
survivor Octolings as they bustled about outside, trying to fix up as much of
the base as they could before their new leader arrived. Kelpine had a feeling that
this new general wouldn’t be much better than the last.
sound of Melanie’s voice continued to resound in her head for a reason she
didn’t understand. There was just something about their meeting that had stuck
a chord with her, and it confused her. She needed to understand. She felt like
she needed to go see this leader, just for the sake of knowing. She knew she
wouldn’t be safe in doing this…if she was found out she could be deemed a
traitor and killed on sight. But for some reason, Kelpine found the risk worth