tainted love

Music Monday: Soft Cell or Marilyn Manson, "Tainted Love"

Say what you want about this 80s classic but it has stood the test of time. The Manson version is what I work out to but the Soft Cell version is still amazing. "Tainted Love", let me count all the ways you are awesome.

Amanda Smithers, eat your heart out.

First of all, look at that album cover.

Secondly, this song is two songs in one and merges seamlesly into "Where Did Our Love Go".

Third, just admire this lyric. ADMIRE IT GUYS.

And you think love is to pray
But I’m sorry I don’t pray that way
— Soft Cell, "Tainted Love"

The Manson version proves the original's lyrics are still as amazing as ever.

This video proves what a hot mess the early 2000's, Manson, and Not Another Teen Movie was. The movie is streaming on HBO right now (as of 12/11/2016).

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