My beloved monster and me
We go everywhere together
Wearing a raincoat that has four sleeves
Gets us through all kinds of weather

She will always be the only thing
That comes between me and the awful sting
That comes from living in a world that's so damn mean

My beloved monster is tough
If she wants she will disrobe you
But if you lay her down for a kiss
Her little heart it could explode

She will always be the only thing
That comes between me and the awful sting
That comes from living in a world that's so damn mean

La la la la la la la la
La la la la la la


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My Beloved Monster [Live from Tennessee] Lyrics as written by MARK O. EVERETT

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  • +2
    General Comment

    Why the fuck would a dog disrobe him and lay him down for a kiss? Then, making her heart explode. That's kinda...beastly. o.O

    I think it's about a guy that's in love with a girl who's really agressive, but underneath it all, she's really sweet, tender, and innocent.

    She makes his life worth while.

    I can relate. [:

    candiexfaceon July 07, 2009   Link
  • +1
    My Interpretation

    I'm suprised that everyone on here seems to think that this song is about a dog. Despite being such a happy tune, I have always believed this song to describe something really sad. I think this song was written about E's sister, who suffered from schizophrenia and depression. She started to accept her illness and live happily for while, but then her "beloved monster" destoryed her, ultimately motivating her to commit suicide.

    Gandalf the Pinkon December 20, 2016   Link
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    My Interpretation

    To me this song has always been about an inner self, a feeling that inside of me is some kind of monster who others would not understand, but who is part of me and whom I myself still like, I dont want to loose this part of me even though its kind of monster. I think "raincoat that has four sleeves" is the line which most supports my version. You wouldnt be in the same raincoat with your girlfriend. It's only you in that raincoat. My interpretation is basically the same as "Gandalf the Pink's", who is just saying that the inner monster, the song is written about, was E's sister's. Could be.

    Santaniston February 21, 2022   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Theres also my mad beloved monster party a more funky version

    wangloon November 06, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    On the shrek soundtrack, I'd go with Stoogie's opinion. (Though, I don't quite understand what he was trying to say in the last line, "... what matters is what you lie them." ¿Qué?)

    Eels-fellow (Whatever his name is) was majorly screwd in life. To me, Beloved Monster sounds a little more bitter.

    I can't support it with the lyrics, but that's my interpretation.

    Greyshoeson December 13, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I love this song and to me it means that his girlfriend may be different, maybe she is totally opposite from him, but he loves for that and loves just being with her.

    FakeIdon February 03, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    My beloved monster is tough If she wants she will disrobe you But if you lay her down for a kiss Her little heart it could explode

    To me it's about a woman that wants companionship and she goes about finding it the wrong way. She's a little monster for that. She is tough, because she was born that way, she will disrobe you, she learned to treat men like men treated her. But underneath it all, she is still a good-natured person, and is hurting herself with acting like a man, when she is a woman.

    I adore the la,la,la,la chorus, you know that means I love you...

    xinniefulon April 15, 2005   Link
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    General Comment

    this song is, for lack of a more fitting word, "cute". He loves someone so much, someone that is beautiful to him although she is hated or feared by others... and he's so affectionate in the lyrcis and tone, I like this :)

    weronika19on May 25, 2005   Link
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    yes. xinnieful. the "LA LA LA"s are great. but the song is wonderful.

    "She will always be the only thing That comes between me and the awful sting That comes from living in a world that's so damn mean"

    otherwise meaning that even though the world is mean and even though she can be mean, nothing else could mean more to him than her.

    dinosaurEffson April 19, 2006   Link
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    General Comment

    This song means a lot to me.

    The beloved monster to me is the girl for E who is strange to the world but very lovely to him.

    Going everyhwere together and having a "raincoat" to share which will always protect you and keep you together.

    My beloved monster is tough.... (don't mess with her since she will ruthlessly attack you and she is protective) BUT if you lay her down for a kiss...(when he kisses her she will melt and show her sensitive and caring side and be excited, in love)

    She will always be the only thing...No matter what happens or what kind of day you've had, I feel that by looking in the eyes of your beloved monster, it all just doesn't seem that bad.

    I've found my beloved monster and I hope you all do too.

    Only my opinion though, peace

    grouchskion August 27, 2006   Link

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