‘WE ARE CHAOS’ is the Marilyn Manson Feel-Good Album


Marilyn Manson is on a roll. The artist has hit a inventive peak these previous couple of years with “The Pale Emperor,” “Heaven Upside Down,” and now, “WE ARE CHAOS.” Manson launched his newest album on Friday, September 11th, which in fact, is a really Manson transfer. The album itself is way much less abrasive than its launch date, although, and is likely one of the artist’s extra lovely, glam rock-esque albums to this point. 


Manson has cited his most notable influences, similar to David Bowie and Alice Cooper, as inspirations for his newest work. Bowie, particularly, is a reputation that involves thoughts greater than as soon as throughout Manson’s album, which exhibits one other aspect of the artist. There’s extra sensitivity, somewhat extra standard enjoyable, and a gentler open-heartedness about “We Are Chaos.”

Manson’s music often tapes into the darkness or the macabre. He’s nonetheless singing within the darkness, however this time, with sounds of hope and kindness echoing all through. There are real constructive emotions in “We Are Chaos” that aren’t all the time related to Manson’s body-of-work. It’s a unusually joyful album from the artist, so it’s come out an acceptable time for his followers. 

A Story From Marilyn Manson

“We Are Chaos” is an idea album for Manson. He sees it as a narrative, one which lends itself to higher variances in interpretation. Whereas chatting with Consequence of Sound, Manson in contrast the album to a novel with an arc in it: 

“I wished the file to be a e-book. I’ve imagined I simply stuffed all of the pages with mirrors, and also you fill in your personal story once you hearken to it. It’s an idea file that tells a narrative that’s going to be completely different for each single particular person, together with me, each time I hear it, but it surely’s undoubtedly, there’s an arc to it.

I’m nonetheless wrapping my head round it as a result of it’s nonetheless new to me, however I all the time ask folks, ‘Do you get a contented ending from it or is it a tragic ending or is it tragic?’ I wished it to be like every film or any nice e-book or any portray or any poem that it turns into a part of the listener’s expertise, not simply mine.”

Paint You With My Love

The observe “Paint You With My Love” is an ideal illustration of what Manson is speaking about. The title, in fact, is on the soiled aspect. Not precisely delicate, however the observe runs deeper than its title. There’s each a crassness and sweetness to the observe. It’s Manson’s love music, an actual deal love music stuffed with sincerity, lovingness, and a background vocal out of a ‘50s hit pop music. It’s a wonderful observe with a heavenly-like association and tone from Manson. The title observe, “We Are Chaos,” creates a equally euphoric ambiance, as does “Half-Method & One Step Ahead.”

The Rock Stays

Marilyn Manson hasn’t fully modified up his fashion with “We Are Chaos.” The rock nonetheless goes arduous. “Don’t Chase the Useless” is Manson’s most full-throttle rock music. It’s nice, and it’s stuffed with the vitality we wish from Manson after we crank up certainly one of his albums. It’s an album with a welcomed deal of selection and but a singular, centered imaginative and prescient of one thing extra optimistic from the artist.

Manson’s Really feel-Good Album 

“We Are Chaos” ranks amongst a few of Marilyn Manson’s most interesting work. It’s an album that bridges the previous and the current from the artist. What’s acquainted and what we love concerning the iconic artist stays, however he’s testing new waters together with his newest work. “Really feel-good” isn’t a standard go-to description of Manson’s work, however lo and behold, “We Are Chaos” feels fairly rattling good.


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