The sun did not shine.
It was too wet to play.
So we sat in the house
All that cold, cold, wet day

I sat there with Sally.
We sat there, we two.
And I said "How I wish
We had something to do!"

Too wet to go out
And too cold to play ball.
So we sat in the house.
We did nothing at all.

So all we could do was to
And we did not like it.
Not one little bit.


And then
Something went bump!
How that bump made us jump!

We looked!
Then we saw him step in on the mat!
We looked!
And we saw him!
The Cat in the Hat!
And he said to us,
"Why do you sit there like that?"

"I know it is wet
And the sun is not sunny.
But we can have
Lots of good fun that is funny!"

"I know some good games we could play,"
Said the cat.
"I know some new tricks,"
Said the Cat in the Hat.
"A lot of good tricks.
I will show them to you.
Your mother
Will not mind at all if I do."

Then Sally and I
Did not know what to say.
Our mother was out of the house
For the day.

But our fish said, "No! No!
Make that cat go away!
Tell that Cat in the Hat
You do NOT want to play.
You should not be here.
You should not be about.
You should not be here
When your mother is out!"

"Now! Now! Have no fear.
Have no fear!" said the cat.
"My tricks are not bad,"
Said the Cat in the Hat.
"Why, we can have
Lots of good fun, if you wish,
With a game that I call
UP-UP-UP with a fish!"

"Put me down!" said the fish.
"This is no fun at all!
Put me down!" said the fish.
"I do NOT wish to fall!"

"Have no fear!" said the cat.
"I will not let you fall.
I will hold you up high
As I stand on a ball.
With a book in one hand!
And a cup on my hat!
But that is not ALL I can do!"
Said the cat...

"Look at me!
Look at me now!" said the cat.
"With a cup and a cake
On the top of my hat!
I can hold TWO books!
I can hold up the fish!
And a little toy ship!
And some milk on a dish!
And look!
I can hop up and down on the ball!
But that is not all!
Oh, no.
That is not all...

"Look at me!
Look at me!
Look at me NOW!
It is fun to have fun

From up there on the ball.
And Sally and I,
We saw ALL the things fall!

And our fish came down, too.
He fell into a pot!
He said, "Do I like this?
Oh, no! I do not.
This is not a good game,"
Said out fish as he lit.
"No, I do not like it,
Not one little bit!"

"Now look what you did!"
Said the fish to the cat.
"Now look at this house!

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    General Commentthis song was originally recorded in the early '90s when marilyn manson was still known as a local southern florida band named marilyn manson and the spooky kids. all this song is is a creepy, tripped out reading of "The Cat in the Hat" by Dr. Suess. Brian would often use the symbolism of the cat in the hat for many song and concert posters. the cat in the hat, to him, represents something that would seem inncent but acctually temps you with sin. and brian, being a satanist, loves self gratifing sin.
    Nihasaon May 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commentif anyone has a copy of this song, could you email me at kalamazooey at gmail dot com and send it my way? cat in the hat + marilyn manson = happy lasertag.
    lasertagon September 14, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwhen i was like 6 or 7 dr.suess scared the shit out of me.that shit was not right it was like some sort of demonic imagry
    lostinmetalon December 22, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love it! Its great pulling out the old picture book while listening.
    The_Dead_Girlon December 17, 2008   Link

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