Once Marilyn Manson's dirgey reworking of the Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" became an MTV hit in early 1996, propelling the Smells Like Children EP up the U.S. charts, it became time for Manson and Nothing/Interscope to push the single in other areas of the world. The only place it was released was in Australia, where it was released with the Smells Like Children cover and a selection of recycled B-sides -- the "Dope Hat" remix "Dance of the Dope Hats," the Gary Numan cover "Down in the Park," and the "Lunchbox" remix "The Next Motherfucker (Remix)." These are some of Manson's better B-sides, but considering that many fans will already own them on other singles, "Sweet Dreams" is inessential for anyone who isn't a hardcore collector.
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AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine