“Crazy” by Melanie Martinez
The song “Crazy” essentially describes the inability of society to actually understand the behaviors of certain characters in society and what they go through. It stresses that society usually perceives certain things to be as normal thus when a person tries to apply something out of the ordinary, society mostly condemns it as crazy despite the fact it may actually be good for a change.
The singer highlights in the verses of the song how she is rejected by society because of her divergent opinions, although in reality she believes she is actually more enlightened and people just don’t understand her. The song stresses on the fact that people are either crazy, being brainwashed or manipulated into thinking they are sane, when in actuality they may have lost control of their thoughts.
Facts about “Crazy”
- Melanie Martinez covered this song as a contestant on “The Voice” on the date of 3 December 2012.
- “Crazy” was originally dropped back in 2006 by Gnarls Barkley. And one of the members of that duo, Cee Lo Green, was a judge on “The Voice” at the time.
- “Crazy” was written by Cee Lo Green and the other member of Gnarls Barkley, Danger Mouse, along with G.P. Reverberi and G. F. Reverberi.
- And the track was produced by Danger Mouse.
Below is the original version of “Crazy” performed by Gnarls Barkley: