Halo I–IV

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Halo I–IV
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Box set by Nine Inch Nails
Released 27 November 2015 (2015-11-27)
Studio
Label The Bicycle Music Company
Producer
Nine Inch Nails chronology
Recoiled
(2014)
Halo I–IV
(2015)
Not the Actual Events
(2016)

Halo I–IV is a box set by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, released exclusively for the Black Friday Record Store Day on 27 November 2015. [1] The box set contains the 1989 original version of the band's debut studio album, Pretty Hate Machine , on 180-gram black vinyl, as well as the original 12-inch singles for "Down in It", "Head Like a Hole", and "Sin" on 120-gram black vinyl. [2] [3]

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Industrial rock music genre

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Contents

The title Halo I–IV refers to the first four catalog numbers in Nine Inch Nails' discography. [4]

Track listing

Halo I: "Down in It"

Side A

  1. "Down in It" (Skin)
  2. "Down In It" (Shred)

Side B

  1. "Down In It" (Singe)

Halo II: Pretty Hate Machine

Side A

  1. "Head Like a Hole"
  2. "Terrible Lie"
  3. "Down in It"
  4. "Sanctified"
  5. "Something I Can Never Have"

Side B

  1. "Kinda I Want To"
  2. "Sin"
  3. "That's What I Get"
  4. "The Only Time"
  5. "Ringfinger"

Halo III: "Head Like a Hole"

Side A

  1. "Head Like a Hole" (Slate)
  2. "Terrible Lie" (Sympathetic Mix)
  3. "Head Like a Hole" (Clay)

Side B

  1. "Head Like a Hole" (Copper)
  2. "You Know Who You Are"
  3. "Head Like a Hole" (Soil)

Halo IV: "Sin"

Side A

  1. "Sin" (Long)
  2. "Sin" (Dub)

Side B

  1. "Get Down Make Love"
  2. "Sin" (Short)

Charts

Chart (2015)Peak
position
US Top Dance/Electronic Albums (Billboard) [5] 13

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