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Smells Like Children EP

Marilyn Manson EP, released 24 October 1995.

Smells Like Children EP front cover band on back cover of Smells Like Children EP
  1. The Hands Of Small Children
  2. Diary Of A Dope Fiend
  3. Shitty Chicken Gang Bang
  4. Kiddie Grinder (Remix)
  5. Sympathy For The Parents
  6. Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
  7. Everlasting Cocksucker (Remix)
  8. Fuck Frankie
  9. I Put A Spell On You
  10. May Cause Discoloration Of The Urine Or Feces
  11. Scabs, Guns And Peanut Butter
  12. Dance Of The Dope Hats (Remix)
  13. White Trash (Tony J. Wiggins rewrite/remix)
  14. Dancing With The One-Legged
  15. Rock'n'Roll Nigger [cover of a Patti Smith song]
  16. (unlisted track)
Why is this classed as an EP when it's so long? I'd guess it's because a lot of the tracks are remixes and covers rather than completely new material.

Charlie Clouser (NIN) and Dave Ogilvie (Skinny Puppy) were involved with remixes. Diary of a Dope Fiend is a slow remix of Dope Hat. The song 'Scabs, Guns, and Peanut Butter' is credited to Twiggy. The album contains 'samples of real life' placed throughout the record.

The first released Promotional copies Of Smells Like Children were quickly recalled and replaced with an amended version. The original SLC included samples from the motion picture/movie, 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory', which were unauthorized, as well as the unlisted tracks 'Abuse (part 1)' and 'Abuse (part 2)'.

There is a Dope Hat video - inspired by the boat ride scene in Willy Wonka - but no Dope Hat single was released because the recording session for it grew into the Smells Like Children EP instead.

The band credits listed on the liner notes mention the 'Reverend Marilyn Manson' - was this the first printed mention of that title?