The Raw Boned Psalms

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The Raw Boned Psalms
The Raw Boned Psalms cover
Demo album by Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids
Released January 1990
Recorded January 1990
Genre Industrial metal
Label Beat Up Your Mom Music
Producer Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids
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The Raw Boned Psalms
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The Raw Boned Psalms is the first demo by Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids, released in late January 1990 to a close circle of associates of the band. The tape was previously unknown to the fan community prior to the release of the Demystifying the Devil DVD, but during an interview segment with Bundy it was shown briefly. contacted Bundy, and he said that it was not his copy shown in the documentary. He also stated that the tape was from an early rehearsal session.


Like most early Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids recordings, The Raw Boned Psalms came in a cassette case with photocopied sleeve artwork. The interior of the fold-out insert featured an altered photograph of Charles Manson apparently embracing Marilyn Monroe, surrounded by 1960s-style clip art: flowers, peace symbols, the word "love," etc. The front cover featured a clip art image of a children's marching band.

Track listing[edit]

Though no concrete track listing has been verified, there are several different sources that hint at possible inclusions. Based on the earliest Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids cassette bootlegs, it has been theorized that the tape contained "Red (in My) Head", "Son of Man", "I.V.-T.V." and "The Telephone" (according to Scott Putesky, "Strange Same Dogma", "My Monkey" and possibly "Charles in Charge" can be considered as the tape songs as well). In a document Scott Putesky sent, the former Marilyn Manson guitarist noted one song recorded in April 1990, "All Fall Down", which was the "first live-in-rehearsal track with Bundy." Olivia Newton Bundy claimed that The Raw Boned Psalms was produced at an early recording session, which would coincide with Putesky's description of "All Fall Down".

Album credits[edit]

Marilyn Manson - Vocals
Daisy Berkowitz - Guitars
Olivia Newton Bundy - Bass

©1990 Beat Up Your Mom Music

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  • The tape was first recognized after it was shown briefly in an interview with Brian Tutunick on the Demystifying the Devil DVD, released in 2000.