Deep (Nine Inch Nails song)

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"Deep"
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Promotional single by Nine Inch Nails
from the album Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – Music from the Motion Picture
Released2001
Format CD
Length4:06
Label Elektra
Songwriter(s) Trent Reznor
Producer(s)

"Deep" is a song recorded by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails for the soundtrack to the film Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001). Because this is a promotional single, it has never been featured with its own official halo and the song "Deep" has never been released on any Nine Inch Nails album, or on any halo-numbered release, although it has its own video directed by Enda McCallion.

Industrial rock music genre

Industrial rock is a musical genre that fuses industrial music and rock music.

Nine Inch Nails American industrial rock band

Nine Inch Nails, commonly abbreviated as NIN, is an American industrial rock band formed in Cleveland, Ohio in 1988. The band consists of producer and multi-instrumentalist Trent Reznor, as well as English musician Atticus Ross. Over the course of their three-decade existence, the band has signed with several major labels, the most current being Capitol Records, under the name The Null Corporation.

<i>Lara Croft: Tomb Raider</i> 2001 film by Simon West

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider is a 2001 action-adventure film based on the Tomb Raider video game series featuring the character Lara Croft, portrayed by Angelina Jolie. An international co-production between the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan and Germany, it was directed by Simon West and revolves around Lara Croft trying to obtain ancient artifacts from the Illuminati.

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Music video

The head-on collision in the "Deep" music video Deep music video.jpg
The head-on collision in the "Deep" music video

Despite its only release on the soundtrack for Lara Croft: Tomb Raider , the music video for "Deep" is completely unrelated to the film. The video features Trent Reznor as a bank robber who, together with a girl, steals two boxes from the national mint. They believe these boxes contain cash, but instead contain a highly toxic dye, which sprays all over them when they (separately) attempt to open the boxes. Rushing to warn each other, their cars collide head on. The narrative occurs in reverse order during the video, with the car accident at the beginning and the decision by the thieves to retrieve the boxes (to "make a withdrawal") at the end.

Trent Reznor American musician

Michael Trent Reznor is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and film score composer. He is the founder, lead vocalist, and principal songwriter of the industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, which he founded in 1988 and of which he was the sole official member until adding long-time collaborator Atticus Ross as a permanent member in 2016. His first release under the Nine Inch Nails name, the 1989 album Pretty Hate Machine, was a commercial and critical success. He has since released nine Nine Inch Nails studio albums. He left Interscope Records in 2007 and was an independent recording artist until signing with Columbia Records in 2012.

Reznor has made it clear in numerous interviews that he was disappointed by how the video turned out. [1]

Track listing

  1. "Deep" (radio edit) – 3:35
  2. "Deep" (album version) – 4:06

Charts

Chart (2001)Peak
position
US Alternative Songs ( Billboard ) [3] 18
US Mainstream Rock ( Billboard ) [4] 37

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References

  1. Trent Reznor (2004-05-10). "Access". nin.com. Archived from the original on 2007-03-28. Retrieved 2008-02-19.
  2. "Deep" (US promotional CD single). Nine Inch Nails. Elektra Records. 2001. PRCD 1637-2.CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. "Nine Inch Nails Chart History (Alternative Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved December 25, 2016.
  4. "Nine Inch Nails Chart History (Mainstream Rock)". Billboard. Retrieved December 25, 2016.