Recently, a heavy metal band called Marilyn Manson started to appear on MTV. First came "Sweet Dreams," a cover of an old Eurythmics tune, and most recently "The Beautiful People," a production of their own. The band's dark, grinding sound was instantly appealing to me. I even got their second CD, a collection of remixes from their first album. When I listened to this CD, entitled "Smells Like Children," I was appalled. The only acceptable song on the album was "Sweet Dreams," the single that appeared on MTV. All of the other tracks were either a collection of eerie sounds or littered with obscenities and spoke of devil worship or had disgusting sexual themes.
Over the past week, I have read several articles about Marilyn Manson and was further shocked. The singer, also known as Marilyn Manson, is a strikingly ugly man with one brown eye and one pale blue eye.
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