Would You Love a Monsterman?

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"Would You Love A Monsterman?"
WYLAM cover.jpg
Single by Lordi
from the album Get Heavy
Released 2002
Format CD
Recorded June–July 2002
Genre Hard rock
Length 3:02
Label Sony BMG
Songwriter(s) Sampsa Astala, Tomi Petteri Putaansuu, Erna Siikavirta, Jussi Antero Sydänmaa, Sami Wolking
Producer(s) T.T. Oksala
Lordi singles chronology
"Would You Love A Monsterman?"
(2002)
"String Module Error: Match not found"
(2003)
Would You Love A Monsterman
(2002)
Devil Is a Loser
(2003)
German edition cover
German edition cover
2006 edition cover
2006 edition cover

"Would You Love a Monsterman?" is a song recorded by the Finnish rock band Lordi which reached number one on the charts in Finland in 2002.[1][2]

The song was originally written as "I Would Do It All For You" when Mr Lordi wrote and recorded it for the first demo album in 1993.

"Would You Love a Monsterman?" was released in 2002 on the album Get Heavy and as a single.

In 2006, the song was re-recorded with keyboardist Awa and current bassist OX. This version was released as a limited-print promotional single, as well as a bonus track on the special edition of the album The Arockalypse. The promotional single also featured as the first prize in a competition for the Finnish "Lordi Cola."

Music video[edit]

There are two music videos for the song. The first one involves a young girl playing with a very dirty doll in a strange woodland. After several seconds the band appears and starts to play the song. As the lead vocalist Mr.Lordi sings, it seems that he is trying to convince her to join him and his band. She eventually approaches him and gives him her doll and he sets it alight, showing her the truth of his monstrous nature.

Towards the end of the song, she seems to consent to joining them and grins manically.

In the 2006 version, the band are cadavers which appear in a morgue. While listening to the radio (in which the DJ announces the song about to be played), an assisting woman notices one of the band members and they make their appearance, killing the two men trying to investigate the bodies. The band then approaches her and the rest of the video goes very much the same way as the first (minus, of course, the woodland and the doll).

Track listings[edit]

Finnish version:

  1. "Would You Love a Monsterman?" (Single Mix)
  2. "Biomechanic Man"
  3. "Would You Love a Monsterman?" (radio edit)

German version:

  1. "Would You Love a Monsterman?" (Single Mix)
  2. "Biomechanic Man" (album version)
  3. "Would You Love a Monsterman?" (radio edit)

2006 version:

  1. "Would You Love a Monsterman? (2006)"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Top40-charts.com
  2. ^ MusicMight.com