Marilyn Manson – The Beautiful People

“The Beautiful People” is a song by American rock band Marilyn Manson. It was released as the lead single from the band’s second studio album, Antichrist Superstar in September 1996. Classified as alternative metal, the song was written by frontman Marilyn Manson and Twiggy Ramirez, and was produced by Trent Reznor, Dave Ogilvie and Manson. Lyrically, it discusses what Manson refers to as “the culture of beauty”.
The single peaked at number 26 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart and remains known as one of Marilyn Manson’s most famous and most successful original songs; in a 2004 review, Richard Banks of the BBC called the track “still the most impressive” in the band’s catalogue, and in 2006 it was ranked at number 28 on VH1’s 40 Greatest Metal Songs.

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