Listen to Marilyn Manson’s cover of “Cry Little Sister”
New Music Friday continues with Marilyn Manson's cover of The Lost Boys soundtrack selection "Cry Little Sister." The original Gerard McMahon song was first released alongside the classic horror film in 1987. Hear Manson's new version below.
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According to Blabbermouth.net, Manson recorded his cover of McMahon's "Cry Little Sister" for inclusion on another movie soundtrack: Marvel Entertainment's upcoming X-Men film The New Mutants, which is due in U.S. theaters Aug. 2.
Consequently, a music video for the singer's "Cry Little Sister" cover is expected soon, reportedly helmed by frequent video collaborator Bill Yukich (who recently directed clips for Shinedown's ATTENTION ATTENTION album, in addition to past work with Beyoncé and Jack White). Manson teased the vid last month, calling it "a supernatural experience."
McMahon's original studio recording of "Cry Little Sister" (release under the alias Gerard McMann) didn't chart in the U.S., but the Lost Boys soundtrack album itself did earn a peak chart position of No. 15 on the Billboard 200 in July 1988.
McMahon said he "wanted it to be about the longing for family from a rejected youth's perspective, which I went through myself and that many of us have felt," according to an archived interview with a dormant music blog called Old School.
Manson adds horror to X-Men franchise
And the new X-Men movie The New Mutants is reportedly the franchise's first stab at offering a legitimate horror picture, as reported by Entertainment Weekly. The film follows five new mutants as they fight to escape from a secret facility.
"We are making a full-fledged horror movie set within the X-Men universe," says director and screenwriter, Josh Boone. "There are no costumes. There are no supervillains. We're trying to do something very, very different."
Manson joins Rob Zombie for tour
Marilyn Manson will join Rob Zombie for the massive Twins of Evil – The Second Coming tour this summer. The tour kicks off July 11 in Detroit. Get tickets at marilynmanson.com and see the complete list of cities and dates below.
Twins of Evil 2018
07/11 - Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Center *
07/13 - Oshkosh, WI @ Rock USA Festival *
07/14 - St. Louis, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre *
07/15 - Chicago, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre *
07/17 - Cuyahoga Falls, OH @ Blossom Music Center *
07/18 - Noblesville, IN @ Ruoff Music Center *
07/20 - Virginia Beach, VA @ Veteran’s United Amphitheatre *
07/21 - Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live *
07/24 - Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Pavilion *
07/25 - Pittsburgh, PA @ KeyBank Pavilion *
07/26 - Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage *
07/28 - Montreal, QC @ Heavy MTL Festival *
07/29 - Bangor, ME @ Impact Music Festival *
08/07 - Wantagh, NY @ Jones Beach Theater *
08/08 - Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center *
08/09 - Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion *
08/11 - Hartford, CT @ The XFINITY Theatre *
08/12 - Darien Lake, NY @ Darien Lake Amphitheater *
08/14 - Atlanta, GA @ Lakewood Cellairis Amphitheatre *
08/16 - Dallas, TX @ Starplex Pavilion *
08/17 - Austin, TX @ Austin360 Amphitheatre *
08/18 - Woodlands, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion *
08/20 - Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center Arena *
08/22 - Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre *
08/24 - Chula Vista, CA @ Mattress Firm Amphitheatre *
08/25 - Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena *
08/26 - Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion *
08/28 - Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion *
08/29 - Irvine, CA @ FivePoint Amphitheatre *
* with Rob Zombie
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