Speaking about the collaboration, Manson told MTV News that the duo decided on doing “a cover of a song which we thought was ironic for each other”. He added:
“He played drums and lead guitar, and I played guitar and sang. It’s a bonus track on my new record and the video will probably be us looking at each other in a mirror”.
But Johnny isn’t the only member of the Depp family to appear on the track, as his nine-year-old son, Jack, also played on the song. This is not the first time the two have been linked, as a remix of Manson’s ‘The Nobodies’ featured in Depp’s 2011 film, From Hell. Depp, himself, is no stranger to collaborations and last year he joined Alice Cooper on-stage at London’s 100 club.
Most famously, he played slide guitar on Oasis’ ‘Fade In-Out’ from 1997’s ‘Be Here Now’. The actor is also a member of P, a group featuring Buthole Surfers’ singer Gibby Haynes, Red Hot Chilli Pepper’s bassist Flea and Sex Pistols’ Steve Jones.
Marilyn Manson releases his new album ‘Born Villain’ on 30th April.