Marilyn Manson And Johnny Depp Are Releasing A Single Together, Nothing/Everything Makes Sense

Johnny Depp and Marilyn Manson are teaming up on a song collabo. Um, duh.

Sometimes things happen that defy reason, and yet at the same time, feel more natural than anything else has ever felt. Such is the way with recently released news that shock rocker Marilyn Manson and genius thespian Johnny Depp have recorded a song together, which simultaneously produces the following reactions: “Wait, what?” but also, “Right, of course!”

See, these two crazy kids have been H-wood buds for a minute — Marilyn Manson was Johnny Depp’s date to the premiere of “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest,” as a matter of fact, and Marilyn had a song on the soundtrack of Johnny’s 2001 flick “From Hell.” But now they’re taking their friendship to the next level by cutting a cover of Carly Simon‘s OG diss track “You’re So Vain,” which will be featured on Marilyn’s next album, Born Villain. Oddly enough, this all totally makes sense, since both dudes are obviously pretty smart and a little left-of-center in their sensibilities, with a penchant for androgynous styling, heavy makeup (see us not using the word “guyliner”? It was really tempting, though) and attention-grabbing wardrobes.

As for the inevitable video? Marilyn tells MTV UK that it will probably be “us looking at each other like a mirror.” Um, move over, “Thriller.” There’s a new sheriff in town.

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