1999

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"1999"
Song by Marilyn Manson
Performed 1997
Genre Spoken
Writer Prince
Composer Prince
Media
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"1999" was performed live by Marilyn Manson during the Arena and European Festival legs of the band's Dead to the World in 1997. The song was originally performed by Prince in 1982.

Versions[edit]

  • "1999" (Live)

Lyrics[edit]

   When I wrote this I was dreaming
   So excuse me if it goes astray
   When I woke up this morning
   Could have sworn it was judgment day
   
   The sky was all purple
   There were people running everywhere
   I tried to run from the destruction
   You know I didn't even care
   
   Everybody's got a bomb, we could all die here today
   But if I'm gonna die I'm gonna fuck my life away
   They say two thousand zero, zero, party over, oops, out of time
   The world spreads its legs like it's 1999

Song (Live)[edit]


Trivia[edit]

  • The line "when i wrote this i was dreaming, excuse me if it goes astray..." appears in a December 31, 1998 post by Marilyn Manson on MarilynManson.net's message board.[1]

References[edit]

  1. NEWS FOR YOU. MarilynManson.net. Marilyn Manson. December 31, 1998.