Learning to Swim
|"Learning to Swim"
|Song by Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids
|March 1991 at Harley Studios in Pompano, Florida
|Beat Up Your Mom
"Learning to Swim" is the third track on the 1991 release Lunchbox. It has since been recorded live and subsequently released again in 1992 on Live as Hell. The song was allegedly inspired by a message left by a fan on the band's answering machine asking for advice.
Live as Hell version
- "Learning to Swim" — Appears on Lunchbox.
- "Learning to Swim" — Appears on Live as Hell.
- "Learning to Swim" (Remastered mix from Lunchbox) — Appears on Lunch Boxes & Choklit Cows.
i wanna be the fish i like the way he swims i bend my arms to fins ego scales my skin i grab a sharp stick and i cut my gills the water rushes in i'm too young to live this life i wanna be the fish i like the way he swims i grab a sharp stick i'm too young to live inside this life they want me to stay this life I cannot feign
- On most bootlegs this track is mislabeled as "Respected But Rejected" and "Learning".