Lest We Forget: The Best Of [Germany Bonus Track] [Explicit Lyrics]

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
It's rather ironic that Marilyn Manson, an artist who kept the idea of the concept album alive during the '90s, turns out to have a greater impact as a singles artist, as the 17-track hits compilation Lest We Forget: The Best of Marilyn Manson illustrates. While each of his post-Portrait of an American Family LPs were designed to be heard as a whole, their singles unfailingly distilled the attitude and ideas behind the individual albums to their catchy core. Yes, catchy -- at his best, Marilyn Manson had a knack for a heavy, glammy hook, the kind that's hard to get out of your head, no matter how hard you try. Not every single had a great hook -- "Tourniquet" is...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
It's rather ironic that Marilyn Manson, an artist who kept the idea of the concept album alive during the '90s, turns out to have a greater impact as a singles artist, as the 17-track hits compilation Lest We Forget: The Best of Marilyn Manson illustrates. While each of his post-Portrait of an American Family LPs were designed to be heard as a whole, their singles unfailingly distilled the attitude and ideas behind the individual albums to their catchy core. Yes, catchy -- at his best, Marilyn Manson had a knack for a heavy, glammy hook, the kind that's hard to get out of your head, no matter how hard you try. Not every single had a great hook -- "Tourniquet" is a moody dirge, indicative of what awaits a listener on the album tracks -- but the best of them did, whether it was "Lunchbox" from the debut, the delirious "The Beautiful People," the glam-stomp of "The Dope Show," or the Faith No More homage "mOBSCENE." All these are here, but Lest We Forget doesn't have all the hits -- charting singles "I Don't Like the Drugs But the Drugs Like Me" and "Rock Is Dead" are conspicuously missing, as are video hits like "Dope Hat," "Man That You Fear," and "Coma White." These omissions are curious, considering that album tracks and covers are used as substitutions. Nevertheless, it has enough of the hits to make this worthwhile for the casual fans, as well as those listeners who never wanted to admit that these late-'90s alt-rock radio staples were guilty pleasures. [Lest We Forget was also released as a limited-edition set, featuring a bonus DVD containing all the music videos Manson released during the '90s.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/9/2004
  • Label: Universal Import
  • UPC: 602498638781
  • Catalog Number: 9863878
  • Sales rank: 59,809

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Love Song (3:05)
  2. 2 Personal Jesus (4:06)
  3. 3 Mobscene (3:26)
  4. 4 The Fight Song (2:57)
  5. 5 Tainted Love (3:20)
  6. 6 The Dope Show (3:40)
  7. 7 This Is the New Shit (4:20)
  8. 8 Disposable Teens (3:04)
  9. 9 Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) (4:51)
  10. 10 Lunchbox (4:35)
  11. 11 Tourniquet (4:44)
  12. 12 Rock Is Dead (3:09)
  13. 13 Get Your Gunn (3:18)
  14. 14 The Nobodies (3:35)
  15. 15 Long Hard Road Out of Hell (4:21)
  16. 16 The Beautiful People (3:42)
  17. 17 The Reflecting God (5:36)
  18. 18 (S)aint (3:45)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Marilyn Manson Primary Artist, Vocals
Tim Skold Bass, Guitar
Madonna Wayne Gacy Keyboards
Ginger Fish Drums
Kelli Ali Vocals
Technical Credits
Marilyn Manson Composer, Producer, Artwork, Video Stills
Michael Beinhorn Producer
Ed Cobb Composer
Martin Gore Composer
Ben Grosse Producer
Trent Reznor Composer, Producer
Dave Sardy Producer
Tim Skold Composer, Producer
Dave Stewart Composer
Daisy Berkowitz Composer
Madonna Wayne Gacy Composer
Twiggy Ramirez Composer
Dave Ogilvie Producer
Sean Beavan Producer, Engineer
Ramirez Berkowitz Composer
Liam Ward Producer
Nathan "Karma" Cox Video Stills
John 5 Composer
Gidget Gein Composer
Lucas Ettlin Video Stills
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A REAL review for a real album

    After a 10 year stint as everything from demented child to the antichrist and beyond Marilyn Manson has done quiet nearly it all. At 17 tracks "Lest we forget" spans from his beginings on "portrait of the american family", through the Tryptic(ACS, MA, HW), to the "the golden age of grotesque" and beyond, hitting on 3 of his more memorable covers as well. If you option for the DVD package, the video collection is almost perfect. Only ones missing are "Tainted love"(available on "not anouther teen movie" dvd) and "(s)aint"(banned by lable). And for those of you believing the words of others, "rock is dead" is track 12.

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