"Me In Honey" as written by and Peter Buck Bill Berry....
I sat there looking ugly
Looking ugly and mean
I knew what you were saying
You were saying to me

Baby's got some new rules
Baby, said she's had it with me
It seems a shame to waste your time on me
It seems a lot to waste your time for me

Left me to love
What it's doing to me

There's a lot of honey in this world
Baby, this honey's for me
You've got to do what you do
Do it with me
It seems a shame you waste your time for me

Left me to love
What it's doing to me

Knocked silly
Knocked flat
Sideways down
These things they pick you up
And they turn you around
Say your piece
Say you're sweet for me
It's all the same to share the pain with me
It's all the same, save the shame for me

Left me to love
What it's doing to me

Baby's got some new rules
Baby said she's had it with me
There's a fly in the honey
Baby's got a baby with me
That's a part
That's a part of me

Left me to love
What it's doing to me

Left me to love
What it's doing to me

What about me?
What about me?


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"Me in Honey" as written by Peter Buck Bill Berry

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    General Commentthis song is supposed to be about a guy whose girlfriend is pregnant and doesn't want to keep the baby. it's from the guy's point of view; saying it's just as much his baby and that she can share the burden and shame or whatever she feels with him, because feeling like being a father is making him feel wonderful, even if the baby was unplanned. on that note, i believe the lyrics are "let me love what it's doing to me." i think the guy in the song feels like he may not have much of a say, because it's her body, and he's afraid to ask her to consider him and his part in the whole thing, although he feels strongly about it.
    snozzberryon August 22, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti actually think the lyric is supposed to go "leave me to love what it's doing to me"

    ...i always thought it was from the point of view of the baby, and not about abortion at all, just about pregnancy...the baby has just been conceived and does not yet understand the mother's love...

    ...of course "this world" is inside the mother, everything she does has to be with the baby, and of course with the baby comes other changes in the body, like "honey"...the baby is the "fly in the honey"
    ZinbobDanon June 18, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is a response to the song "eat for two" by 10,000 maniacs. the lyrics in that song definitely lead way to quick interpretation of these.
    makeartnotmathon December 07, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmakeartnotmath got it in one. Male response to pregnancyi.e the subject of 'eat for 2'
    SwagBagon July 28, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentKate Pierson's background vocals in this song raise the hairs on the back of my neck every time.
    ikhabaat_craneon June 04, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this one could be just as much about a divorce as pregnancy. The narrator could be a husband, being left by his wife, and she takes the children with her, and he can't do anything but stand back and watch them leave him. It's possible that his wife just doesn't get him, or understand him, because he's different ("that's a part of me"). The wife can't go on with the pain and the relationship, because she's bored and their love is dead ("it's all the same, share the pain with me", "waste your time on me").
    Low Feedbackon March 05, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAnd also, the repeated use and focus on "me" puts the narrator in a selfish aspect to me.
    Low Feedbackon March 10, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentblah blah blah! I think its about a relationship where the guy breaks up with the girl, realizes that he feels a strongly as she does, misses her, and is trying to work it out, and she is pregnant- of course the baby comes at the end of the song. Then comes the realization- where does he fit in all this? Sometimes things are just simple.
    iluvbigpapion May 16, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"A fly in the honey" is the perfect metaphor for an unwanted pregnancy. The fly doesn't want to be there; the honey doesn't want the fly there. Yet the fly is compelled to find its way into the honey and become trapped, damaging both the fly and the honey.

    The girl doesn't want to be with him. He feels like she's taking a part of him away. "That's a part of me."
    MtterOFctItsAllDrkon August 23, 2010   Link
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    General CommentNotice that the chorus line probably refers to that much-loved song '(You're) Having My Baby' by Paul Anka. Presumably sarcastic?
    colintronon December 11, 2011   Link

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