Marilyn Manson and Elvis Presley made very different songs. Despite this, a musician who worked with Manson said that one of his songs had an Elvis vibe. He also stated that the song was similar to the work of another classic rock star.
Marilyn Manson actually adopted this instrument in some of his songs.
Manson is best known for producing shock rock and industrial rock. In recent years, he began to be influenced by other genres such as blues and country music. For example, he collaborated with country musician Shooter Jennings to produce his self-titled band’s album. we are anarchy.
during an interview with Guitar World, Jennings discussed we are anarchyRelationship with acoustic guitar. “I wrote the demo for ‘Don’t Chase the Dead’ on acoustic, and then when we cut it, it went electric,” he said. But on some songs acoustics were used to add layers, to add steps. But then on ‘We Are Chaos,’ there was that Nashville-string acoustic that I played double.”
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Jennings discusses further title track we are anarchy. “On that song we were going for that sparkle, not a 12-string — it’s like that movie Tropic Thunder, you never go full 12-string!” he said. “But the Nashville tuning kind of adds that Jeff Lynne vibe.”
He explained why he used acoustic guitar on “We Are Chaos”. “It was brought in to bring that Elvis meets Jeff Lynn vibe,” he said. “The Nashville tuning makes you shine but you don’t have that perfect f****** hippie, ’60s serenity thing going on. Otherwise, it was the Gibson Hummingbird that was on everything, and really I think it lubed the wheel.” For context, Lynn is a member of the Electric Light Orchestra that composed songs for George Harrison’s solo career and The Beatles. Compilation album. In particular, Lynn’s music is very different from that of Elvis.
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Manson was never an extremely mainstream artist, so “We Are Chaos” was a minor hit, if that. The track reached number 8 on Billboard Mainstream Rock Airplay The chart remained on the chart for 17 weeks. It did not chart on the Billboard Hot 100. we are anarchy was more successful, reaching number 8 billboard 200, remaining on the chart for two weeks.
official chart company reports that the song did not chart in the United Kingdom. No Manson song has charted in the UK since “Heart-Shaped Glasses (When the Heart Guides the Hand)” in 2007. On the other end, we are anarchy It peaked at number 7 in the UK, remaining on the chart for three weeks.
While the song “We Are Chaos” did not become a well-known song, Jennings said it had a “vibe” similar to the music of two very famous artists.