Cease to Exist

Album: Hellbilly Deluxe 2 (2010)

Songfacts®:

  • MSN Music asked Zombie who it is that's talking at the beginning of this track. He replied: "It's a bunch of old science fiction writers being interviewed in the early '70s, talking about their theories on things, and we had 'em all playing at once, talking over each other so it just became gibberish."
  • The song shares the same title with one written by infamous mass murder Charles Manson. Zombie explained to MSN Music: "I just always liked that title, 'Cease to Exist.' If I'm not mistaken, the Beach Boys did a cover of that song [check it out here], but they changed the title. I always thought, 'Damn, why'd they change the title? That was the best thing about it.' So if they didn't want the title, I'll use it."

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