The Last Tour on Earth

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The Last Tour on Earth
Live album by Marilyn Manson
Released November 12, 1999
Recorded 1998–1999
Genre Industrial metal, industrial rock, glam rock, hard rock
Length 69:03
Label Nothing/Interscope
Producer Marilyn Manson
Marilyn Manson chronology
Mechanical Animals
(1998)
The Last Tour on Earth
(1999)
Holy Wood
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Billboard (Favorable)[2]
NME 8/10 stars[3]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[4]

The Last Tour on Earth is a live album comprising recordings from Marilyn Manson's Mechanical Animals and Rock is Dead tours.[5] On the studio version of "The Dope Show", Manson says that drugs "are made in California", but in the live version, he says that "drugs, they say, are made right here in Cleveland", to a roar of crowd approval, suggesting that the song was recorded in Cleveland, Ohio. "Lunchbox" was recorded in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and "I Don't Like the Drugs (But the Drugs Like Me)" was recorded in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. "The Last Day on Earth" was recorded in Las Vegas on the Mechanical Animals Tour, and "Get Your Gunn" was recorded some time during the Rock is Dead Tour.

Rock is Dead is introduced as if Omega and the Mechanical Animals, the alter-egos Manson and his band devised for the Mechanical Animals album and tour, were playing. Some of the tracks, most notably "I Don't Like the Drugs (But the Drugs Like Me)", are prefaced with spoken diatribes.

The album includes one new studio track, "Astonishing Panorama of the Endtimes", which also appears on the Celebrity Deathmatch soundtrack.

Although extensive amounts of performance footage was captured (partially shown In The 40 minute documentary God Is in the T.V. ) a live DVD of this tour did not materialize, to the disappointment of some fans.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Inauguration of the Mechanical Christ" (intro) – 2:45
  2. "The Reflecting God" – 5:32 (from Antichrist Superstar)
  3. "Great Big White World" – 5:21 (from Mechanical Animals)
  4. "Get Your Gunn" – 3:37 (from Portrait of an American Family)
  5. "Sweet Dreams / Hell Outro" – 5:36 (from Smells Like Children / Spawn: The Album)
  6. "Rock is Dead" – 3:20 (from Mechanical Animals)
  7. "The Dope Show" – 3:56 (from Mechanical Animals)
  8. "Lunchbox" – 8:35 (from Portrait of an American Family)
  9. "I Don't Like the Drugs (But the Drugs Like Me)" – 7:31 (from Mechanical Animals)
  10. "Antichrist Superstar" – 5:15 (from Antichrist Superstar)
  11. "The Beautiful People" – 4:30 (from Antichrist Superstar)
  12. "Irresponsible Hate Anthem" – 4:40 (from Antichrist Superstar)
  13. "The Last Day on Earth" – 4:26 (Acoustic version of track from Mechanical Animals)
  14. "Astonishing Panorama of the Endtimes" – 3:59 (non live track)

Bonus disc (UK, Australian and Mexican)[edit]

Live version recorded in Imola, Italy, as it appeared on The Last Tour on Earth

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  1. "Coma White" Album version – 4:21
  2. "Get My Rocks Off" (Doctor Hook cover) – 3:05
  3. "Coma White (Acoustic)" – 5:33
  4. "A Rose and a Baby Ruth" – (George Hamilton IV cover) 2:17


Accolades[edit]

In 2006, sister British magazines Classic Rock & Metal Hammer included The Last Tour on Earth (mislabeled The Last Show on Earth) in The 200 Greatest Albums of the 90s.[6]

Charts and certifications[edit]

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Billboard review
  3. ^ NME review
  4. ^ Rolling Stone review
  5. ^ Manning, Kara (1999-11-16). "Marilyn Manson Discusses Post-Columbine Shell Shock". MTV News. MTV Networks (Viacom). Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  6. ^ "The 200 Greatest Albums of the 90s". Classic Rock & Metal Hammer. Future Publishing. Retrieved 2011-03-06. 
  7. ^ "Marilyn Manson Australian Charts". australian-charts.com. 
  8. ^ "Marilyn Manson French Charts". lescharts.com. 
  9. ^ "Chartverfolgung / Marilyn Manson / Longplay" (in German). PhonoNet. 
  10. ^ "Marilyn Manson New Zealand Charts". charts.org.nz. 
  11. ^ "Marilyn Manson Swedish Charts". swedishcharts.com. 
  12. ^ Zywietz, Tobias. "Chart Log UK: M - My Vitriol". Zobbel. 
  13. ^ "The Last Tour on Earth - Marilyn Manson". Billboard. 
  14. ^ "British album certifications – Marilyn Manson – The Last Tour on Earth". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter The Last Tour on Earth in the field Search. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Click Go