The Great Below. The Mark Has Been Made. Head Like a Hole. The Day the World Went Away. Starfuckers, Inc. Terrible Lie Trent Reznor. Spotify Amazon. Sin Trent Reznor. March of the Pigs Trent Reznor. Released on May 30, , it is considered one of Nine Inch Nails' signature songs and remains their most popular song.
Most versions of the single are titled " Closer to God ", a rare example in music of a single's title differing from the title of its A-side "Closer to God" is also the title of an alternate version of "Closer" featured on the single. The single is the ninth official Nine Inch Nails release, making it "Halo 9" in the band's official Halo numbering system. A promotional single provided by the label to radio stations included both long and short vocal-censored i.
Commercially, "Closer" reached No. Censored versions of the song and its Mark Romanek -directed music video received substantial airplay on radio and MTV. The samples were produced using two Akai S samplers, each with an expander, essentially making up four samplers.
The samples were then combined with beats produced by a Roland R drum machine. That's the all-time fuck song. Those are pure fuck beats—Trent Reznor knew what he was doing. You can fuck to it, you can dance to it and you can break shit to it. The song was voted in at No. This factor increased within weeks, leading Interscope to release the song as a single in May When it premiered, the single charted on several US Billboard magazine music listings.
Debuting near the bottom spot of the Billboard Hot , it barely missed the top 40, peaking at No. The single was successful in several other countries as well. It charted the highest in Australia, where it rose to No. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Industrial rock alternative rock industrial metal alternative metal Live. Piano rock dark ambient acoustic Still.
Nothing Interscope. Nine Inch Nails. Industrial rock industrial metal. Retrieved May 29, Retrieved June 29, February 22, January 27, Retrieved June 29, — via LA Times. Rolling Stone. Retrieved February 1, Chicago Tribune. Retrieved February 19, Daily Nebraskan. Archived from the original on April 12, Closure also contains snippets of the non-commercially released Broken film. According to Russell Mills , who created the artwork, a live album was also planned as a companion to Closure and artwork was made for it, but the idea was scrapped.
The unused paintings can be seen here. In August , Trent Reznor announced a DVD version of Closure , long requested and anticipated by fans, which was to be released in late It contains over 90 minutes of additional footage compared to the prior VHS release.
The deluxe two-disc DVD set, though finished and ready for authoring and release, has been indefinitely postponed by Interscope Records. A teaser trailer shown on the NIN website included new footage from the tour, Lollapalooza , Woodstock '94 , clips from the making of the " Closer " and " The Perfect Drug " videos, and the unreleased, original versions of the " March of the Pigs " and " Hurt " videos.
Chris Risner Coordinator. Alan Moulder Engineer. Dave Ogilvie Engineer. Jon Lemon Engineer. Leo Herrera Engineer. Paul Forgues Engineer. Jeff Slippen Legal. Ross Rosen Legal. Toorock And Rosen Legal.
Simon Baeyertz Management. Susan Celia Swan Management. John A. Malm, Jr. Lyrics 9. Closer Live Lyrics Terrible Lie Lyrics Terrible Lie Live Lyrics Live Lyrics Sin Lyrics Hurt Live Lyrics Wish Live Lyrics Wish Lyrics Head Like a Hole Lyrics Suck LyricsThe live album And All That Could Have Been, recorded during Nine Inch Nails' Fragility U.S. tour in , provides that trait in abundance. It helps that Trent Reznor has a band, instead of just a battery of keyboards, to help him work through 16 tracks of the raging yet surprisingly listenable musical vitriol that made him a star/5(95).