The song was written in a simple way, I was reading the book Lolita and it was something inspired by my current girlfriend Evan Rachel Wood who's obviously much younger than me, but having the sarcasm to make the point of that and showing up to visit me once wearing heart-shaped glasses which is the same as the Kubrick movie poster for the film Lolita and me saying what I say in the chorus of the song.
I said that to her and I suddenly realized I should really write a song about that and it never occurred to me in my entire career, my entire life that, that's how you should write songs. It should be the part of your personality that you might feel guarded or too secret to put out the rest of the world. The digital single was released on iTunes on April 24 and also added to the player on Manson's MySpace page on the same date.
A thirty-one second preview clip was released on French radio website Radio France on April 9, The single was played again in full on April 11 after being debuted on the same radio station days before , at The whole track was leaked onto the web as was apparent on several YouTube videos, which were revoked by the Universal Music Group.
Later, the video appeared on Manson's official website. On May 22, , an exclusive single was released through Hot Topic , containing a different b-side than the other singles.
Music video[ edit ] The video officially premiered on the German website sevenload on May 8, It contains a 2: The two kiss again, concluding the introduction, and the setting cuts to a club. On stage, in front of a large crowd, Manson begins singing as Wood watches him intently, apparently masturbating, from the crowd still wearing the heart-shaped glasses , while numerous photos begin to fall over the audience.
Shots of the two driving are flashed throughout the video, as the scene once again changes, this time revealing Manson and Wood in a bed, drenched in what appears to be blood. The two begin kissing vigorously again before the final scene returns to the two of them speeding along the highway. The front of the car erupts in flames, and they continue along, kissing once again.
Manson says "Together as one To make matters more confusing, in an MTV interview with Manson, he did not confirm or deny the authenticity of the depictions, at one point dismissing it: Everything that I wanted to do was technically wrong to the people who hated me, because of the stellar acting and performances that took place in the sex scenes. They considered it to be pornographic, because they thought there may or may not have been too much realism to what was being filmed.