s(AINT)

Album: Golden Age of the Grotesque (2003)

Songfacts®:

  • In this dark and spiteful song, Manson sings about someone who used him for his fame and then left him. It could be directed at the actress Rose McGowan, who Manson dated for about 3 years.
  • Manson plays up his subversive image in this song, using some interesting wordplay in the process. He makes it clear that he's not a saint, and if you hold the "S," you get what he really is: an "Ain't."
  • The line, "Now I'm not an artist; I'm a f--king work of art" was a passage from Nietzsche's The Birth of Tragedy. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    alicia Porter - manhattan, NY
  • The video for this song contained many explicit images and Manson's record company refused to release it. This video shows Manson cutting himself, snorting coke off a bible, and engaging in various sexual acts. It was released on a DVD with Manson's greatest hits album. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Ian - New York, NY

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