Downward Spiral - (Import CD)
Nine Inch Nails
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- Rock & Pop
- Mono / Stereo
- Flood; Trent Reznor; Flood; Trent Reznor
- The Downward Spiral [PA]
Nine Inch Nails: Trent Reznor (vocals, various instruments).
Additional personnel: Danny Lohner, Adrian Belew (guitar); Flood (synthesizer, programming); Andy Kubiszewski, Chris Vrenna, Stephen Perkins (drums).
Engineers: Sean Beavan, Chris Vrenna, Alan Moulder.
Recorded at Le Pig, Beverly Hills, California; The Record Plant A&M Studios, Los Angeles, California.
THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL was nominated for a 1995 Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Performance.
"Hurt" was nominated for a 1996 Grammy Award for Best Rock Song.
Personnel: Trent Reznor (vocals, guitar, drums, electronics); Danny Lohner, Adrian Belew (guitar); Flood (synthesizer, drums, hi-hat); Chris Vrenna (drums, programming, sampler); Stephen Perkins (drums); Andy Kubiszewski (drums).
Audio Mixers: Alan Moulder; Sean Beavan; Bill Kennedy.
Recording information: A&M Studios, Hollywood, CA; Le Pig, Beverly Hills, CA; Record Plant.
Photographer: David Buckland.
Unknown Contributor Roles: Flood; Tommy Lee.
Arranger: Trent Reznor.
- Country of Origin
- Interscope (USA)
- Studio / Live
- Nine Inch Nails
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Mr. Self Destruct
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Piggy (Nothing Can Stop Me Now)
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Heresy
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] March of the Pigs
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Closer
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Ruiner
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Becoming, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] I Do Not Want This
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Big Man With a Gun
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Warm Place, A
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Eraser
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Reptile
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Downward Spiral, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Hurt
- Universal Distribution
Rolling Stone (5/13/99, p.54) - Included in Rolling Stone's "Essential Recordings of the 90's."
Rolling Stone (3/24/94, p.92) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...Nine Inch Nails achieve a new kind of loud on THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL: accessible hard rock moves overlaid with a scrim of electronic racket...THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL is music the Blade Runner might throw down to: low-tech futurism that rocks...."
Spin (9/99, p.124) - Ranked #11 in Spin Magazine's "90 Greatest Albums of the '90s."
Spin (12/94, p.76) - Rankded #4 in Spin's list of the '20 Best Albums Of '94' - "...transfixes you with the heaviest metal, the most trance-inducing rave, and the silliest synth-pop you're ever likely to hear in songs this hummable..."
Q (7/01, p.90) - Included in Q's "50 Heaviest Albums of All Time".
Q (12/99, p.171) - Included in Q Magazine's Best Gothic Albums Of All Time - "...the migraine masterpiece that catapulted [Reznor] to #2 in the Billboard charts....it's a day at the dentist's: all screeching and pulsing, but sexy with it..."
Alternative Press (7/95, p.82) - Ranked #24 in AP's list of the 'Top 99 Of '85-'95' - "...This recording, coming some five years after Reznor's full-length debut, [is] a stark expose of the darkest regions of the soul: those places where our personal demons reign, and God feels unwelcome..."
Vibe (12/99, p.158) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th Century
Musician (5/94, p.72) - "...beneath all that bad attitude and aural aggro lies music of extraordinary insight, intelligence, and, yes, beauty....An astonishing piece of work...."
Village Voice (3/94, p.5) - Ranked #2 in the Village Voice's 1993 Pazz & Jop Critics Poll.
Village Voice (2/28/95) - Ranked #9 in the Village Voice's 1994 Pazz & Jop Critics Poll.
Kerrang (Magazine) (p.53) - "Displaying breathtaking invention and variety, it's a deeply textured work..."
Mojo (Publisher) (p.54) - Ranked #98 in Mojo's "100 Modern Classics" -- "More than a celebration of nihilism,...SPIRAL was an anguished cry for something to believe in."
Mojo (Publisher) (p.117) - 4 stars out of 5 - "Reznor's industrial-blues masterpiece still drips with vileness."
New York Times (Publisher) (1/5/95, p.C15) - Included on Jon Pareles' list of the Top 10 Albums Of '94 - "Trent Reznor orchestrates the terrors of adolescence...with creepy-crawly sounds and a clandestine sense of melody."
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