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Shawn Mendes – Monster lyrics
(feat. Justin Bieber)

[Verse 1: Shawn Mendes]
You put me on a pedestal and tell me I'm the best
Raise me up into the sky until I'm short of breath (Yeah)
Fill me up with confidence, I say what's in my chest
Spill my words and tear me down until there's nothing left
Rearrange the pieces just to fit me with the rest, yeah

[Chorus: Shawn Mendes]
But what if I, what if I trip?
What if I, what if I fall?
Then am I the monster?
Just let me know
And what if I, what if I sin?
And what if I, what if I break? Yeah
Then am I the monster? Yeah
Just let me know, yeah

[Verse 2: Justin Bieber]
I was fifteen when the world put me on a pedestal
I had big dreams of doin' shows and making memories
Made some bad moves tryin' to act cool, upset by their jealousy, uh
Lifting me up (Lifting me up), lifting me up (Yeah)
And tearing me down (Down), tearing me down (Down, down, yeah)
I'll take responsibility for everything I've done (Yeah)
Holding it against me like you're the holy one (Yeah)

[Bridge: Justin Bieber]
I had a chip on my shoulder, had to let it go
'Cause unforgiveness keeps them in control
I came in with good intentions, then I let it go
And now I really wanna know

[Chorus: Justin Bieber & Shawn Mendes]
What if I, what if I trip? (Oh)
What if I, what if I fall? (I fall)
Then am I the monster? (Am I the monster?)
Just let me know (Let me know)
And what if I, what if I sin? (Oh)
And what if I, what if I break? Yeah (What if I break?)
Then am I the monster? (Am I the monster?)
Just let me know (Oh, please just let me know, yeah)

[Outro: Justin Bieber & Shawn Mendes]
La-da-da-duh-duh (But what if I fall?)
La-da-da-duh-duh-duh-na
La-da-da-da-duh-duh
La-da-da-duh-duh-duh-na
La-da-da-duh-duh (Please don't let me fall)
La-da-da-duh-duh-duh-na
La-da-da-da-duh-duh (Oh, please don't let me fall)
La-da-da-duh-duh-duh-na
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    In this song shawn otiginally wrote it about the negatives of fame which arent always seen by the general public. After he wrote it he realised that it actually corresponds to all human life and expectations. We're told we're good and therefore its expected of us. If we mess up its held against by people who have also made mistakes as we're all human. It's about the vicious circle of expectations.
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    I think this is a really honest song and speaks openly about the claim that the singers have about people in general and their fans in particular: you come to hear me sing and cheer for me and admire me but once I act not according to your expectations you make me a malicious monster. As if you are always behaving in the most decent way.
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