The earliest recording of this song dates back to the band's Grist-o-Line cassette, recorded in August I am the god of fuck! Virgins sold in quantity, herded by heredity Red-neck-burn-out-mid-west-mind, "Who said date-rape isn't kind? White trash get down on your knees, time for cake and sodomy White trash get down on your knees, time for cake and sodomy Time for cake and sodomy Time for cake and sodomy. Manson "spent hours flipping through the station, watching Pat Robertson preach about society's evils and then ask people to call him with their credit card number," while "On the other channel, a guy was greasing up his cock with Vaseline and asking people to call and give him their credit card number.
As an anthem for the hypocritical America slobbering on the tit of Christianity, it was a blueprint for our future message. The version featured on the band's album Portrait of an American Family featured the following lyrics:. Community portal. Search Advanced search.
Views Page Discussion Edit History. However, of all the album tracks, "Sweet Tooth" was the only one not regularly played live. Several verses were taken from "Mechanical Man" written and performed by Charles Manson in ; the lyrics of "My Monkey" are credited simply to "Manson".
The earliest recording of this song dates back to the band's The Beaver Meat Cleaver Beat cassette tape, released in Imagery from the cartoon was prevalent in the early years of the band, having been used in various flyers among other similar cartoon characters. The album has an especially wide array of American cultural Sous Le Ciel de Paris - Various - Les Plus Belles Chansons Françaises Les Années 50. Although the clip from Desperate Living is credited in the liner notes, this audio clip is not.
Furthermore, John Waters was thanked in the liner notes. The phrase "We're gonna Op Watersport - Adrie Oosterling - 20 Jaar to the Abbey of Hangar 18 - Megadeth - Attack By Setting Fire Club Citta in the song " Misery Machine " is a reference to Aleister Crowley's Abbey of Thelema, which was used as the Headquarters from which the doctrines of Thelema would be spread throughout the world.
At of " Get Your Gunn ", there is a sample of a crowd murmuring and a gun shot. This is the audio from the press conference in which Budd Dwyer committed suicide in front of an audience. Cake And Sodomy - Marilyn Manson - Portrait Of An American Familythe printing of Marilyn Manson on various promos during this time and on the remix album Smells Like Children resemble the printing of the title to the film version of Cake And Sodomy - Marilyn Manson - Portrait Of An American Family novel.
These words are spoken by the actor Charles Nelson Reilly. This is followed by the distinctive scream of Laura Palmer. In Marilyn Manson book, The Long Hard Road Out of Hellhe describes that Wrapped In Plastic is a song that's about his past at his grandfather's basement and the scream in the end of the song is Manson's voice distorted and backwards.
The family jams version of the song gives the listener better detail of this fact. To promote the album, Interscope held two separate release parties for music journalists and fan club members — the first of these was held less than a month before its commercial release in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on June 29,whilst the second Summer 67 - Family - Family Entertainment place a day before the record's scheduled date in Plantation, Florida on July 18, Portrait of an American Family was anchored by two singles, " Get Your Gunn " and " Lunchbox ", along with " Dope Hat " which was issued to radio and music video channels without a commercial single release.
A total of three singles were spawned from the album. The music video for "Get Your Gunn", directed by Rod Chong, features the band performing in a damp "attic-like" scene, intertwined by footage of two feisty Cake And Sodomy - Marilyn Manson - Portrait Of An American Family girls. It did not receive much airplay. The music video for "Lunchbox" directed by Richard Kern, features a boy being bullied by two older students.
The boy goes home, fed up with the way he is treated, and shaves his head into a mohawk hairstyle and prepares Cake And Sodomy - Marilyn Manson - Portrait Of An American Family any future retaliation against the bullies with his metal lunchbox. The boy later goes to the rollerskating rink where the band is performing. The boy gives Manson his lunchbox, which Manson lights on fire and parades around. The video ends with the boy staring into the burning lunchbox.
It is one of the few music videos with Manson performing without wearing makeup, alongside "Get Your Gunn" and " Tourniquet ". In the video, the band members perform with many children and people resembling the Oompa-Loompas from the film aboard the boat. The album's original cover art featured no text, simply a painting of a clown by John Wayne Gacy. The interior photography included Polaroid pictures faked by Manson and friends apparently of a mutilated female body, and a photo of what Manson described as "one of those dolls from the '60s and you pull a string on the back of it and the eyes get really big and they change colors.
In the early stages of the album's conception, Manson intended to use a picture of himself as a child sitting nude on a couch in the album's interior artwork. Though no genitalia is shown in the picture, and it was taken by his own parents with no vulgar intent, the label rejected the idea on the grounds that it could constitute as child pornography, so Manson instead created the clay sculpture present on the final cover artwork of the album.
On the table on this sculpture, there are little models of The Beatles next to the lamp. Cake And Sodomy - Marilyn Manson - Portrait Of An American Family boy in the photograph on the back cover is Ramirez's half-brother Wes Brown. He's holding an ear-piercing needle rather than a syringe.
Portrait of an American Family is notable for being the band's only studio album not to feature an image of Manson on the cover. However, Manson did eventually use a nude photo of himself as an adult for the inside Life Saver Blues - Various - The Great Race Record Labels Volume 3: Okeh photo for the CD single for " Lunchbox " but did not expose his genitals.
By the time the album became Portrait of an American Familythe ideas of using Gacy's clown artwork and the nude photograph was dropped completely. Upon its release, the album met with mixed reviews from music critics. Stephen Thomas Erlewine of allmusic gave the album a favorable review but noted that "even a few years on from its release, Portrait of an American Family began to sound a little dated, especially since its Nine Inch Nails-meets-W.
Here, it's in sketch form, and by the end of the album it's clear that Warner, Manson, whatever you want to call him, needs a full canvas to truly wreak havoc.
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