Son of Man

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"Son of Man"
Son of Man cover
Song by Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids
Album The Beaver Meat Cleaver Beat
Released March 1990
Recorded January–March 1990
Genre Alternative metal
Length 4:47
Label Beat Up Your Mom
Writer Marilyn Manson
Composer Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne, Bill Ward
Producer Frank Falestra
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"Son of Man" is the fifth track on the 1990 release The Beaver Meat Cleaver Beat. It was written to the tune of "Iron Man", originally written and performed by Black Sabbath in 1970.

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  • "Son of Man" — Appears on The Beaver Meat Cleaver Beat.

Lyrics[edit]

    rise up
    son of man
    new york city son of sam
    with a gun in hand
    he reapes the women of our land
blood and family darkness death depravity keep out of his way live to lie another day
(with a.44 gun to shoot her down, down)
he was told to kill dogs and demons gave him will spirit roaming night sullen vampire hating light
nobody wants him he just stares at the world planning his vengeance that he will soon unfurl
now the time is here for son of sam to spread fear father holy ghost wicked son who kills the most
nobody wants him they just turn their heads nobody helps him now he has his revenge
gunshots full of lead fill his victims full of dread running as fast as they can son of sam kills again
down, down, down x2