Marilyn Manson: Say10 (2017) HD online
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Marilyn Manson: Say10
The official music video for the song was directed by Bill Yukich. The video co-stars Johnny Depp, with Depp and Manson portraying Cain and Abel, respectively. The video was inspired by horror films such as The Exorcist (1973), The Evil Dead (1981) and A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984). It begins with the two sitting on their respective white and black thrones whilst surrounded by several naked women covered in satanic symbols. Cain appears in full white face paint and a matching suit, stained with black make-up; Abel sits on his throne while wearing black leather, his face stained by white make-up. After leaving a possessed Bible outside the door of an apartment building, Abel begins sexual assaulting several of its occupants. The hunting become gradually more aggressive, culminating in a hooded figure chasing a woman down a tunnel with a knife. Following this, several of the naked women recreate the Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima photo using an inverted Cross of Lorraine, apparently ...
| Johnny Depp || - || Abel |
| Marilyn Manson || - || Himself - Cain |
| Kristin VanOvan || - || Minion |
Paul Cashmere said that it "perfectly demonstrates the irrelevance of MTV in the 21st century", writing that it saw Manson using "creativity, shock and horror to tell a story, knowing full well that traditional media wouldn't be able to touch this. The video is brilliant in its architecture and strategy."
Greg Kennelty of Metal Injection commended Manson and Tyler Bates' use of dynamics on the song, writing that each musician - through their respective vocals and production - throw "punches only when they need to.
In July 2016, during an interview with Ryan J. Downey at the APMAs, Marilyn Manson revealed "Say10" to be the title track of the band's then-forthcoming tenth studio album.