Monster

Album: This Is M.E (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • Melissa Etheridge came up with the words for this swamp tune on her way to the United Nations to speak as the global body was declaring LGBT rights as human rights. The song's theme of being the feared outsider "monster," came directly from her personal experience growing up gay.

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