Down in the Park

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"Down in the Park"
Down in the Park cover
Song by Marilyn Manson
Album Lunchbox
Released February 5, 1995
Recorded July‚ÄďAugust 1994 at South Beach Studios in Miami, Florida
Genre Industrial metal
Length 5:00
Label Nothing, Interscope
Writer Gary Numan
Composer Gary Numan
Producer Trent Reznor, Marilyn Manson, Sean Beavan
Media

"Down in the Park" is a track featured on the "Lunchbox" single in 1995, originally written and performed by Tubeway Army in 1979. The song was covered by Marilyn Manson for the "Lunchbox" single and was also often performed live on the 1995 4p tour supporting Danzig.

Contents

[edit] Appearances

[edit] Albums

[edit] Singles

[edit] Versions

  • "Down in the Park"

[edit] Lyrics

    Down in the park
    Where the machmen meet
    The machines are playing kill-by-numbers
    Down in the park with a friend called five
    
    I was in a car crash
    Or was it the war? 
    Well, I've never been quite the same
    Little white lies like 'I was there'
    
    Come to zom-zoms
    A place to eat
    Like it was built in one day
    You can watch the humans try to run
    
    Oh, look, there's a rape machine
    I'd go outside if it looks the other way
    Wouldn't believe
    The things they do
    
    We are not lovers
    We are not romantics
    We are here to serve you


    Down in the park
    Where the chant is death, death, death
    Until the sun cries morning
    Down in the park with friends of mine
    
    We are not lovers
    We are not romantics
    We are here to serve you
    A different face but the words never change


    We are not lovers
    We are not romantics
    We are here to serve you


    We are not lovers
    We are not romantics
    We are here to serve you


    We are not lovers
    We are not romantics
    We are here to serve you


    We are not lovers
    We are not romantics
    We are here to serve you

[edit] Trivia

  • Manson dueted the song with Gary Numan (who originally wrote it) at one of Numan's shows in Los Angeles, California, USA in 1998.
  • On some live bootlegs this track is mislabeled as "Not Lovers, Not Friends".
  • This is one of the few songs Manson played guitar for when played live.
  • The sample heard at the beginning of the song is from the 1987 John Carpenter film, Prince of Darkness.