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Frankenstein and the Monster

All credit for the inspiration of this goes to the other (Why do you call me crazy) song. I really love the idea and Frankenstein and tried to preserve the essence of the parody. That being said it is very different so I created a different page. The basic idea here is that the first song is Backstreet Boys 'I Want it That Way' sung by Viktor Frankenstein, and then when he's down the soulful and poppy number the Monster comes on and sings his piece to the tune of 'Enter Sandman' by Metallica. Hope you enjoy readi

ng it as much as I enjoyed writing it. As a note some bits seem like the scansion is off (and it is in some places) but in others I imagined the character saying the line in a particular way so it fits.

I Want It That Way/You Call Me Crazy? (Viktor Frankenstein)

You are my fire                             This is, Death's candour
The one desire                             Gothic, In manner
Believe when I say                       My mind, has found a way
I want it that way                         But you call me crazy

But we are two worlds apart        I mock, the world now
Can't reach to your heart             God will, now bow down
When you say                              To my domain
That I want it that way                You dare call me crazy?

Tell me why                                  They call me mad
Ain't nothin' but a heartache        But my work here is paramount
Tell me why                                  They call me mad
Ain't nothin' but a mistake            It breaks more rules than you can count
Tell me why                                  And Frankenstein
I never wanna hear you say        Will live on as a great name
I want it that way                        and you call me crazy?

Am I your fire                               This skin, sewn up tight
Your one desire                           A dark, and stormy night
Yes I know it's too late                Yes I know, it's my fate
But I want it that way                 But you call me crazy?

Tell me why                                A lightning bolt
Ain't nothin' but a heartache      Will burn and make a new soul
Tell me why                                We will revolt
Ain't nothin' but a mistake          Until exhaustion takes its toll
Tell me why                                I'm frankenstein
I never wanna hear you say      And I don't want to hear you say
I want it that way                     You think I'm crazy

Now I can see that we're falling apart          It has awakened and my knees are shaking (It's not set out right here but the scansion more or less works)
From the way that it used to be, yeah          I think that I may have erred
No matter the distance                                 I fled to the night and left it to its spiteful
I want you to know                                      Infantile mind
That deep down inside of me...

You are my fire                          You say, I played god
The one desire                          But you, don't see why
You are                                      It was
You are, you are, you are          It was, it was, it was


Don't wanna hear you                It was for science!
Ain't nothin' but a heartache      Now the wretch has gone and vowed revenge
Ain't nothin' but a mistake          On me my family and my friends
(Don't wanna hear you say)
I never wanna hear you say      Oh don't you see I have created life
Oh Yeah
I want it that way                      Does that make me crazy?

Tell me why                                Frankenstein
Ain't nothin' but a heartache      Will live on as prometheus
Tell me why                                Frankenstein
Ain't nothin but a mistake          Now knows who it is he can trust
Tell me why                                Its not that guy
I never wanna hear you say      I never even gave a name
(Don't wanna hear you say)
I want it that way                      That creature is crazy

Tell me why                                Frankensein
Ain't nothin' but a heartache      Will correct all of his mistakes
Ain't nothin' but a mistake          And never let it procreate
Tell me why                                Frankenstein
I never wanna hear you say      Will let nothing stand in his way
I want it that way                      To prove I'm not crazy.

'Cause I want it that way          I swear I'm not crazy


Enter Sandman/Enter Monster (Frankenstein's Monster)


Say your prayers little one           Say your prayers viktor boy
Don't forget my son                    You know life's no toy
To include everyone                    And I'm gonna enjoy
I tuck you in                               Taking you
Warm within                               Breaking you
Keep you free from sin               Yes I'm gonna chew
'Til the sandman he comes          You up and spit you out

Sleep with one eye open             With me comes death and destruction
Gripping your pillow tight            No one can lift your plight

Exit light                                    You made me
Enter night                                 Left me for dead
Take my hand                            Now I'm here
We're off to never never-land     And I'll show you the face of fear

Something's wrong, shut the light  I woke up, screamed in pain
Heavy thoughts tonight                Confusion in my brain
And they aren't of snow white     Shattered all my restraints
Dreams of war                           Shunned by all
Dreams of lies                            And exiled
Dreams of dragons fire               Just because my sire
And of things that will bite, yeah  Made me disfigured and vile


Sleep with one eye open             You say that i am evil
Grippin' your pillow tight             I'm designed by your hand
[ Lyrics from: http://www.lyricsfreak.com/m/metallica/enter+sandman_20092087.html ] 
Exit light                                   You will make
Enter night                                A female
Take my hand                           Or you see
We're off to never never-land    My temper gets the best of me

(Whisper) (Frankenstein) 
Now I lay me down to sleep     Oh good good creature don't you see
Pray the lord my soul to keep    I know this fault is mine to keep
And if I die before I wake         But I implore you take my life
Pray the lord my soul to take     And leave alone my cherished wife

Hush little baby don't say a word        Oh now good doctor you made your bed
And never mind that noise you heard  Now lie in it with me instead
It's just the beast under your bed        Join me now in my torment
In your closet in your head                 Your sanity has space to rent!

Exit light                                          I'm your son
Enter night                                       We are one
Grain of sand                                   Take this stand

Exit light                                          I'm your son
Enter night                                       We are one
Take my hand                                 Take this stand
We're off to never never-land           Or you will perish by my hand


Father and Son/Frank & Son
(This is a bit of a Work in progress, Monster has the key changes and e stuffed in a second verse at the end!)
 

Father
It's not time to make a change,
Just relax, take it easy.
You're still young, that's your fault,
There's so much you have to know.
Find a girl, settle down,
If you want you can marry.
Look at me, I am old, but I'm happy.

I was once like you are now, and I know that it's not easy,
To be calm when you've found something going on.
But take your time, think a lot,
Why, think of everything you've got.
For you will still be here tomorrow, but your dreams may not.


Son
How can I try to explain, cause when I do it turns away again.
It's always been the same, same old story.
From the moment I could talk I was ordered to listen.
Now there's a way and I know that I have to go away.
I know I have to go.

Father
It's not time to make a change,
Just sit down, take it slowly.
You're still young, that's your fault,
There's so much you have to go through.
Find a girl, settle down,
if you want, you can marry.
Look at me, I am old, but I'm happy.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Son
All the times that I cried, keeping all the things I knew inside,
It's hard, but it's harder to ignore it.
If they were right, I'd agree, but it's them they know not me.
Now there's a way and I know that I have to go away.
I know I have to go.
 

Frankenstein:

Just relax, take a breath'

We don't need another death

You turned out wrong that's my fault

Should have used a different corpse

Or maybe I, should've tried

To hold you when your cried

Instead of running like a little sissy girl

 

I was vain, I was proud, I know not what
I know now

You're the product of my own demented schemes

You're not cruel

You're not kind

You're a man with a child's mind

And I failed to teach

You not to murder things

 

Monster:

Why can't you understand, cause I am all you ever planned

I am dead flesh given soul and a mind

I was left all alone, terrorising a French home

 
This life I have outstayed and it has to end today

I know it has to end.

 

Frankenstein:

Oh my son, you are lost

Also, probably my fault

I am dying, thanks a lot

But I forgive you

Look at where we are now

In the middle of the Arctic

This just might be a sign we've gone too far

 

Just relax, take a breath

You are all I have left

Can we just put the

Past behind us

We are together now at last

Now come here

And hold me fast

For you'll still be here tomorrow

But your dad may not

 

Monster:

When it comes to the end you’d think we’d end up friends.

But its a tale of hubris and of sorrow

So let logic go to hell let this be the final bell

 
There is no other way that we have to die today

I know we have to die today


 

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