Things Falling Apart

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Things Falling Apart
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Remix album by Nine Inch Nails
Released November 21, 2000 (2000-11-21)
Genre
Length53:22
Label
Producer
Nine Inch Nails chronology
The Fragile
(1999) The Fragile1999
Things Falling Apart
(2000)
And All That Could Have Been
(2002) And All That Could Have Been2002
Halo numbers chronology
"Halo 15"
(1999) Halo 151999
"Halo 16"
(2000) Halo 162000
"Halo 17"
(2002) Halo 172002
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic Star full.svgStar half.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [1]
Drowned in Sound 6/10 [2]
NME 10/10 (as a joke) [3]
Pitchfork 0.4/10 [4]
Rolling Stone Star full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [5]

Things Falling Apart is a remix album by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, released on November 21, 2000 by Nothing and Interscope Records. It is the companion remix disc to the band's third studio album The Fragile (1999); coincidentally, the US promotional CD single for "Into the Void" is also labeled as "Halo 16". [6]

A remix album is an album consisting of remixes or rerecorded versions of an artists' earlier released material. The first act who employed the format was American singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson. As of 2007, the best-selling remix album of all time was Michael Jackson's Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix (1997).

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 from Cleveland, Ohio, founded 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.

Contents

Upon release, Things Falling Apart was released to critically panning reviews. Among the album's detractors was NME , who rated it 10 out of 10 as a joke in contrast to the text describing the magazine's dislike of the album. "10 Miles High" is the only song that was a B-side to a Nine Inch Nails single to be included on the album, and was only released on the vinyl version of The Fragile while appearing as a B-side on the single "We're in This Together".

<i>NME</i> British weekly music journalism magazine

New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952. It was the first British paper to include a singles chart, in the edition of 14 November 1952. In the 1970s it became the best-selling British music newspaper. During the period 1972 to 1976, it was particularly associated with gonzo journalism, then became closely associated with punk rock through the writings of Julie Burchill, Paul Morley and Tony Parsons. It started as a music newspaper, and gradually moved toward a magazine format during the 1980s and 1990s, changing from newsprint in 1998.

Were in This Together 1999 single by Nine Inch Nails

"We're in This Together" is a three-disc single by industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails for the song of the same name released in 1999. It is the 15th official Nine Inch Nails release and is a single for the album The Fragile.

Track listing

All songs written by Trent Reznor, except where noted.

CD

No.TitleWriter(s)Manipulator(s)Length
1."Slipping Away" 
6:11
2."The Great Collapse" 
  • Reznor
  • Moulder
4:42
3."The Wretched" (version) Keith Hillebrandt5:52
4."Starfuckers, Inc." (version) Adrian Sherwood 5:11
5."The Frail" (version)  Benelli 2:47
6."Starfuckers, Inc." (version)
  • Reznor
  • Clouser
Dave Ogilvie 6:06
7."Where Is Everybody?" (version) 5:07
8."Metal" Gary Numan
  • Reznor
  • Moulder
7:05
9."10 Miles High" (version) Hillebrandt5:11
10."Starfuckers, Inc." (version)
  • Reznor
  • Clouser
Clouser5:09

Notes

12" vinyl

Side A
No.TitleManipulator(s)Length
1."Slipping Away"
  • Reznor
  • Moulder
6:11
2."The Great Collapse"
  • Reznor
  • Moulder
4:43
Side B
No.TitleWriter(s)Manipulator(s)Length
1."The Wretched" (version) Hillebrandt5:52
2."Starfuckers, Inc." (version)
  • Reznor
  • Clouser
Sherwood5:12
Side C
No.TitleWriter(s)Manipulator(s)Length
1."The Frail" (version) Benelli2:47
2."Starfuckers, Inc." (version)
  • Reznor
  • Clouser
Ogilvie6:06
3."10 Miles High" (version) Hillebrandt5:12
Side D
No.TitleWriter(s)Manipulator(s)Length
1."Metal"Numan
  • Reznor
  • Moulder
7:05
2."Where Is Everybody?" (version) 
  • Lohner
  • Telefon Tel Aviv
5:07
3."Starfuckers, Inc." (version)
  • Reznor
  • Clouser
Clouser5:09

Charts

Chart (2000) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA) [7] 59
Japanese Albums (Oricon) [8] 73
Scottish Albums (OCC) [9] 85
UK Albums (OCC) [10] 98
UK Rock & Metal Albums (OCC) [11] 6
US Billboard 200 [12] 67

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