"This is an image of innocence and an image of childish nightmares," Manson explained. "This is, to me, growing up in America, what I saw in entertainment and the contrasting extremes of beauty and ugliness.
"People will try and treat what we do as degenerate art, much like things were treated in the '30s, but we will not be censored," he continued. "If they say that you can't put it in the store, then we put it in your front yard. ... We are trying to make people feel something. And sometimes it's bad and sometimes it's good, but you will always remember it. That is the most important thing."