The Beautiful People (single)

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For the song see The Beautiful People
"The Beautiful People"
The Beautiful People cover
Single by Marilyn Manson from the album Antichrist Superstar
Released: January 1997
Format: CD, 10"
Recorded: 1996 at Nothing Studios, New Orleans, Louisiana
Genre: Heavy metal
Alternative metal
Industrial metal
Length: 3:45
Label: Nothing Records
Interscope Records
Writer: Marilyn Manson
Twiggy Ramirez
Producer: Trent Reznor
Dave Ogilvie
External links: Discogs

The Beautiful People is the first single of the 1996 album Antichrist Superstar by Marilyn Manson, released in January 1997 by Interscope Records. Due to its success, a series of alternative versions were released in May 1997, each with a different tracklist. Among the tracks are different versions of "The Beautiful People" and tracks from the albums Portrait of an American Family and Antichrist Superstar. The single comes in a slim jewel case.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Beautiful People" – 3:45
  2. "The Horrible People" – 5:12
  3. "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" – 4:53
  4. "Cryptorchid" – 2:52

Versions[edit]

The information above describes the most common version of this single, the United Kingdom (part 1) version. The following are all known versions of this single and their specifics.

Commercial releases[edit]

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Jewelcase
January 1997
06949 55412
IND 95541
25:20

Audio

1. "The Beautiful People" – 3:45
2. "The Horrible People" – 5:12
3. "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" – 4:53
4. "Cryptorchid" – 2:52

Video

5. "The Beautiful People" - 3:45
6. "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) - 4:53
The videoclips can be seen by inserting the single into a computer.
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Cardsleeve
January 1997
06949 55142
IND 95514
10:44
  1. "The Beautiful People" – 3:45
  2. "Cryptorchid" - 2:52
  3. "Snake Eyes and Sissies" - 4:07
Has an alternate 'Explicit lyrics' warning instead of a 'Parental Advisory' sticker.
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Slimcase
January 1997
06949 55142
IND 95514
10:44
  1. "The Beautiful People" – 3:45
  2. "Cryptorchid" - 2:52
  3. "Snake Eyes and Sissies" - 4:07
The only difference between this single and the Australia version is the lack of an 'Explicit lyrics' warning and the packing.
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Jewelcase
May 1997
988067 030405
MVCT-14003
22:53
  1. "The Beautiful People" – 3:45
  2. "The Horrible People" – 5:12
  3. "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" – 4:53
  4. "Cryptorchid" – 2:52
  5. "The Not So Beautiful People" - 6:11
This version contains an obi and a booklet containing lyrics and track information in Japanese.
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Jewelcase
May 1997
06949 55412
IND 95541
16:42
  1. "The Beautiful People" – 3:45
  2. "The Horrible People" – 5:12
  3. "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" – 4:53
  4. "Cryptorchid" – 2:52
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Jewelcase
May 1997
06949 55410
INDX 95541
18:33
  1. "The Beautiful People" – 3:45
  2. "The Not So Beautiful People" - 6:11
  3. "Snake Eyes and Sissies" - 4:07
  4. "Deformography" - 4:30
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Jewelcase
May 1997
0694-95541-2
IND-95541
25:20

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1. "The Beautiful People" – 3:45
2. "The Horrible People" – 5:12
3. "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" – 4:53
4. "Cryptorchid" – 2:52

Video

5. "The Beautiful People" - 3:45
6. "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) - 4:53
The videoclips can be seen by inserting the single into a computer.
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Plastic sleeve
May 1997
06949 55416
INVP 95541
11:23

Side A

1. "The Horrible People" - 5:12

Side B

2. "The Not So Beautiful People" - 6:11
The videoclips can be seen by inserting the single into a computer.

Promotional releases[edit]

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Slimcase
1997

IND76030
7:23
  1. "The Beautiful People" (Clean version) - 3:41
  2. "The Beautiful People" (LP Version) - 3:42
This promo was release wihtout any cover art.
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12"
Generic sleeve
1997

497 490 2
10:56

Side A

1. "The Horrible People" (Danny Saber) - 4:58

Side B

2. "The Not So Beautiful People" (Jim Thirwell) - 4:58
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12"
Die-cut sleeve
1997

497 490 2
12:36

Side A

1. "The Horrible People" - 5:12

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2. "The Tourniquet Prosthetic Dance Mix" - 7:24
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Die-cut sleeve
1997

WINT 95541
10:10

Side A

1. "The Horrible People" (The Beautiful People Remix) - 5:12

Side B

2. "The Not So Beautiful People" (The Beautiful People Remix) - 4:58
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Jewelcase
1997

INT5P-6170
21:09
  1. "The Horrible People" (Radio Edit) - 4:24
  2. "The Tourniquet Prosthetic Dance Mix" (Radio Edit) - 4:09
  3. "The Horrible People" - 5:12
  4. "The Tourniquet Prosthetic Dance Mix" - 7:24
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Jewelcase
1997

INT5P-6052
21:09
  1. "The Beautiful People" (Clean version) - 3:45
  2. "The Beautiful People" (LP Version) - 2:52
This promo has no front cover, just a back insert.

Most of this information was taken from mansoncollectors.com

Cover Gallery[edit]

Album credits[edit]

PRODUCED BY TRENT REZNOR & DAVE "RAVE" OGILVIE
CO-PRODUCED BY M. MANSON

I the beautiful people 3:45
[LYRICS: MANSON/MUSIC: RAMIREZ]
DESCENDING HORN GUITAR: SEAN BEAVAN
SONGS OF GOLGOTHA MUSIC/BLOOD HEAVY MUSIC/DINGER & OLLIE MUSIC
ADMINISTERED BY DINGER & OLLIE MUSIC, BMI.

II the horrible people 5:43
[LYRICS: MANSON/MUSIC: RAMIREZ]
DESCENDING HORN GUITAR: SEAN BEAVAN
SONGS OF GOLGOTHA MUSIC/BLOOD HEAVY MUSIC/DINGER & OLLIE MUSIC
ADMINISTERED BY DINGER & OLLIE MUSIC, BMI.
REMIXED BY DANNY SABER
SONIC RAPE & PILLAGE BY JOHN X
ADDTL. COCK ROCK BASS BY DAMIAN SAVAGE
SECOND ENGINEERS: GABE AND JIM
REMIXED AT SOUNDCASTLE STUDIOS. LOS ANGELES, CA.

III sweet dreams (are made of this) 4:54
[STEWART] BMG SONGS, INC., ASCAP

IV cryptorchid 2:52
[LYRICS: MANSON/MUSIC: GACY]
DRUMS: GACY/MELLOTRON: REZNOR
SONGS OF GOLGOTHA MUSIC/DCLXVI MUSIC/DINGER & OLLIE MUSIC,
ADMINISTERED BY DINGER & OLLIE MUSIC, BMI.

NOTHING/INTERSCOPE RECORDS, 10900 WILSHIRE BLVD., SUITE 1230, LOS ANGELES CA 90024.
© 1997 INTERSCOPE RECORDS ALL RIGHTS RESERVED DISTRIBUTED BY THE LOCAL BMG COMPANY A UNIT OF BMG
ENTERTAINMENT. ALL TRADEMARKS AND LOGOS ARE PROTECTED. MADE IN THE EU.