Annotation

Available as immediate download in the pre‐ordering of the 2017 Definitive Edition double vinyl in the nin.com store.

Annotation last modified on 2017-01-11 16:50 UTC.

Tracklist

Digital Media 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Mr. Self Destruct
3.8 4:31
2 Piggy
3.8 4:24
3 Heresy
4.1 3:54
4 March of the Pigs
4.25 2:58
5 Closer
4.45 6:13
6 Ruiner
4.05 4:59
7 The Becoming
3.5 5:32
8 I Do Not Want This
3.2 5:41
9 Big Man With a Gun
3.35 1:36
10 A Warm Place
4 3:23
11 Eraser
3.7 4:54
12 Reptile
3.9 6:52
13 The Downward Spiral
3.55 3:57
14 Hurt
4.5 6:14

Credits

Digital Media 1

other instruments [steakhouse] programming:
Tommy Lee (former Mötley Crüe drummer) (track 9)
drumset [drum performance]:
Stephen Perkins (track 8)
drumset [drums]:
Andy Kubiszewski (track 13)
Chris Vrenna (track 14)
drums [drum treatments]:
Flood (British producer Mark Ellis) (track 8)
Trent Reznor (track 8)
synthesizer [ARP 2600]:
Flood (British producer Mark Ellis) (track 7)
guitar [ring mod guitar]:
Adrian Belew (track 7)
guitar [texture generating guitars]:
Adrian Belew (track 1)
hi-hat [special hi-hat] programming:
Flood (British producer Mark Ellis) (track 5)
additional guitar:
Danny Lohner (track 9)
arranger:
Trent Reznor (tracks 1–14)
composer:
Trent Reznor (tracks 1–14)
lyricist:
Trent Reznor (tracks 1–9, 11–14)
mixer:
Trent Reznor (track 14)
Sean Beavan (track 9)
Bill Kennedy (recording engineer) (track 9)
Alan Moulder (tracks 1–8, 10–13)
performer:
Trent Reznor (tracks 1–14)
producer:
Flood (British producer Mark Ellis) (tracks 1–2, 5–7, 10–12)
Trent Reznor (tracks 1–14)
phonographic copyright by:
Interscope Records (1994) (tracks 1–14)
TVT (copyright holder, no releases here please) (1994) (tracks 1–14)
Interscope Records (2004) (tracks 1–14)
publisher:
Arlovol Music (track 5)
Leaving Hope Music Inc. (tracks 1–14)
TVT Music, Inc. (tracks 1–14)
additionally sampled by:
Hot Dog by Limp Bizkit (track 5)
mash-ups:
remixes:
A Warm Place (5.1 mix) by Nine Inch Nails (track 10)
Big Man With a Gun (5.1 mix) by Nine Inch Nails (track 9)
Closer (5.1 mix) by Nine Inch Nails (track 5)
Eraser (5.1 mix) by Nine Inch Nails (track 11)
Heresy (5.1 mix) by Nine Inch Nails (track 3)
Hurt (5.1 mix) by Nine Inch Nails (track 14)
I Do Not Want This (5.1 mix) by Nine Inch Nails (track 8)
March of the Pigs (5.1 mix) by Nine Inch Nails (track 4)
Mr Self Destruct (5.1 mix) by Nine Inch Nails (track 1)
Piggy (5.1 mix) by Nine Inch Nails (track 2)
Reptile (5.1 mix) by Nine Inch Nails (track 12)
Reptilian by Nine Inch Nails (track 12)
Ruiner (5.1 mix) by Nine Inch Nails (track 6)
The Becoming (5.1 mix) by Nine Inch Nails (track 7)
The Downward Spiral (5.1 mix) by Nine Inch Nails (track 13)
sampled by:
That’s Right by Girl Talk (track 5)
part of:
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 111) (track 5)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 167) (track 14)
Indie 88: Top 500 Indie Rock Songs (number: 227) (track 14)
later parody versions:
Closer to Hogs (track 5)
later translated versions:
Verletzt (track 14)
later versions:
part of:
recording of:
A Warm Place (track 10)
Big Man With a Gun (track 9)
Closer (track 5)
Eraser (track 11)
Heresy (track 3)
Hurt (track 14)
I Do Not Want This (track 8)
March of the Pigs (track 4)
Mr. Self Destruct (track 1)
Piggy (track 2)
Reptile (track 12)
Ruiner (track 6)
The Becoming (track 7)
The Downward Spiral (track 13)
referred to in medleys:

Release

remaster of: The Downward Spiral (2016)
purchase for download: https://store.nin.com/products/the-downward-spiral-vinyl-2017 [info]