It isn't really a question of if I like Marilyn Manson. I like him. Once I did my own research on him, I really do like Marilyn Manson. I appreciate his aesthetic. He does such a good job on it, I've just never felt the urge to invest in that aesthetic. I am an easily frightened human being. And, this is the man who brought us the colossally successful Antichrist Superstar.
Now technically Marilyn Manson is a band, but whatever. It's one man. One nightmare. You know his makeup. It's on point. People are always surprised when I say I like Marilyn Manson. But, he just seems so cool. I can't explain it.
Surprisingly, it was RuPaul's Drag Race contestant Adore Delano that made me look into Marilyn Manson's new single. He was all like listen to “Deep Six”. And, I was like. Okay. Adore Delano is also a singer and of course I've heard his album Til Death Do Us Party. So, I took a shot and assumed I could trust her.
I started off by watching the music video. Which is disturbing, but in a cool way. And, apparently no CGI was used in making it. I don't know how they managed that, but it's fantastic. The song had me grooving. It left me wondering if I liked Marilyn Manson.
Do I like Marilyn Manson?
I mean his new album Pale Emperor came out last Tuesday. I was out and about town. I bought the new Fall Out Boy album American Beauty/American Pyscho, but I didn't pick up Pale Emperor. I'm just scared.
That said I am living for this album cover. And, I am enjoying the fact that his record label is called Hell Etc. That's funny.
I might just end up getting the CD single. Because, yes “Deep Six” was released on CD exclusively at Best Buy. The song is getting good reviews by the way. This isn't just me spouting. It's also do well on Mainstream Rock Radio. I didn't know there was such a thing.