Mechanical Animals

Marilyn Manson - Mechanical Animals
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
1998 Ratings: #28 / 96
User Score
Based on 152 ratings
1998 Ratings: #54
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September 14, 1998 / Release Date
LP / Format
Nothing / Interscope / Label
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In september last year I set out to review each work in Marinlyn Mansons seminal series of albums dubbed The Triptych. I wrote one review and stopped. Well it's his birthday so I might as well carry on. Here is Mechanical Animals.

I think the most important thing for understanding this album is context. Manson was not only one of the biggest celebrities in the world but public enemy number 1 following the release of Antichrist superstar. The slick production courtesy of Trent Reznor made the ... read more
I was going to rate this an 80 and then 'Coma White' happened.
Worst Tracks: Posthuman, I Don't Like the Drugs (But The Drugs Like Me),
Lyrically Mechanical Animals isn't the greatest album, in the sense that it mixes Manson's blend of over-the-topness with a glam rock aesthetic. Listen to: The Dope Show, I Don't Like the Drugs (But the Drugs Like Me), Coma White, Rock is Dead.
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Track List

  1. Great Big White World
  2. The Dope Show
  3. Mechanical Animals
  4. Rock Is Dead
  5. Disassociative
  6. The Speed of Pain
  7. Posthuman
  8. I Want to Disappear
  9. I Don't Like the Drugs (But the Drugs Like Me)
  10. New Model No. 15
  11. User Friendly
  12. Fundamentally Loathsome
  13. The Last Day on Earth
  14. Coma White  
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