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|[[Get Down, Make Love]]
 
|[[Get Down, Make Love]]
 
|Queen
 
|Queen
|[[Sin (halo)|Sin]], [[Pretty Hate Machine|Pretty Hate Machine (Remaster)]]
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|''[[Sin (halo)|Sin]]'', ''[[Pretty Hate Machine|Pretty Hate Machine (Remaster)]]''
 
|1990
 
|1990
 
|
 
|
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|[[Suck]]
 
|[[Suck]]
 
|Pigface
 
|Pigface
|[[Broken]]
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|''[[Broken]]''
 
|1992
 
|1992
|[[Trent Reznor]] performed and co-wrote the Pigface version
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|Reznor performed and co-wrote the Pigface version
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Physical]]
 
|[[Physical]]
 
|Adam And The Ants
 
|Adam And The Ants
|[[Broken]]
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|''[[Broken]]''
 
|1992
 
|1992
|Song is also known as Physical (You're So) on the Adam And The Ants version
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|Song is also known as "Physical (You're So)" on the Adam And The Ants version
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Memorabilia]]
 
|[[Memorabilia]]
 
|Soft Cell
 
|Soft Cell
|[[Closer To God (halo)|Closer To God]], [[The Downward Spiral (halo)|The Downward Spiral Deluxe]]
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|''[[Closer To God (halo)|Closer To God]]'', ''[[The Downward Spiral (halo)|The Downward Spiral Deluxe]]''
 
|1994
 
|1994
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Dead Souls]]
 
|[[Dead Souls]]
|Joy Division
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|[[Joy Division]]
|The Crow Soundtrack. [[The Downward Spiral (halo)|The Downward Spiral Deluxe]], The Downward Spiral (Japanese Edition)
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|''The Crow Soundtrack'', ''[[The Downward Spiral (halo)|The Downward Spiral Deluxe]]'', ''The Downward Spiral'' (Japanese Edition)
 
|1994
 
|1994
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Metal]]
 
|[[Metal]]
|Gary Numan
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|[[Gary Numan]]
|[[Things Falling Apart]]
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|''[[Things Falling Apart]]''
|1999
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|2000
 
|The extended instrumental outro uses elements from other Numan tracks, "M.E." and "Remember I Was Vapour"
 
|The extended instrumental outro uses elements from other Numan tracks, "M.E." and "Remember I Was Vapour"
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Zoo Station]]
 
|[[Zoo Station]]
 
|U2
 
|U2
|AHK-toong BAY-bi Covered.
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|''AHK-toong BAY-bi Covered''
 
|2011
 
|2011
 
|The only NIN cover not available on a NIN release
 
|The only NIN cover not available on a NIN release
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|-
 
|-
 
|[[Hallo Spaceboy]]
 
|[[Hallo Spaceboy]]
|David Bowie
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|[[David Bowie]]
 
|[[1995/09/14_Hartford,_CT|1995]]
 
|[[1995/09/14_Hartford,_CT|1995]]
 
|Yes
 
|Yes
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|[[Scary Monsters]]
 
|[[Scary Monsters]]
 
|David Bowie
 
|David Bowie
|[[1995/09/14_Hartford,_CT|1995]]
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|1995
 
|Yes
 
|Yes
 
|
 
|
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|[[Subterraneans]]
 
|[[Subterraneans]]
 
|David Bowie
 
|David Bowie
|[[1995/09/14_Hartford,_CT|1995]]
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|1995
 
|Yes
 
|Yes
|When performed on the [[Cold And Black And Infinite Tour]], lyrics from [[God Break Down The Door]] and [[Over And Out]] were interspersed with the song
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|When performed on the [[Cold And Black And Infinite Tour]], lyrics from "[[God Break Down The Door]]" and "[[Over And Out]]" were interspersed with the song
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Animal]]
 
|[[Animal]]
|Prick
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|[[Prick]]
 
|[[1996/08/30 New Orleans, LA|1996]]
 
|[[1996/08/30 New Orleans, LA|1996]]
 
|Partially, Kevin McMahon plays guitar
 
|Partially, Kevin McMahon plays guitar
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|[[Tough]]
 
|[[Tough]]
 
|Prick
 
|Prick
|[[1996/08/30 New Orleans, LA|1996]]
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|1996
 
|Partially, Kevin McMahon plays guitar
 
|Partially, Kevin McMahon plays guitar
 
|
 
|
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|[[R.S.V.P.]]
 
|[[R.S.V.P.]]
 
|Pop Will Eat Itself
 
|Pop Will Eat Itself
|[[1996/08/30 New Orleans, LA|1996]]
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|1996
|Partially, Clint Mansell on guest vocals
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|Partially, [[Clint Mansell]] on guest vocals
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Wise Up! Sucker]]
 
|[[Wise Up! Sucker]]
 
|Pop Will Eat Itself
 
|Pop Will Eat Itself
|[[1996/08/30 New Orleans, LA|1996]]
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|1996
 
|Partially, Clint Mansell on guest vocals
 
|Partially, Clint Mansell on guest vocals
 
|
 
|
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|[[2000/05/09 New York, NY|2000]]
 
|[[2000/05/09 New York, NY|2000]]
 
|Yes
 
|Yes
|Reznor produced [[Antichrist Superstar]], which this track originally appears on
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|Reznor produced ''[[Antichrist Superstar]]'', which this track originally appears on
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[African Student Movement]]
 
|[[African Student Movement]]
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|-
 
|-
 
|[[List Of Demands]]
 
|[[List Of Demands]]
|[[Saul Williams]]
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|Saul Williams
|[[2005/10/29 New Orleans, LA|2005]]
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|2005
 
|Yes
 
|Yes
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Sanity Assassin]]
 
|[[Sanity Assassin]]
|Bauhaus
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|[[Bauhaus]]
 
|[[2006/06/07 Atlanta, GA (Radio show)|2006]]
 
|[[2006/06/07 Atlanta, GA (Radio show)|2006]]
|Partially, Peter Murphy on guest vocals
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|Partially, [[Peter Murphy]] on guest vocals
 
|Part of [[With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration]]
 
|Part of [[With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration]]
 
|-
 
|-
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|[[2006/06/13 Washington, DC (Radio show)|2006]]
 
|[[2006/06/13 Washington, DC (Radio show)|2006]]
 
|Yes
 
|Yes
|Part of [[With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration]]
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|Part of With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Final Solution]]
 
|[[Final Solution]]
 
|Pere Ubu
 
|Pere Ubu
|[[2006/06/13 Washington, DC (Radio show)|2006]]
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|2006
 
|No
 
|No
|Part of [[With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration]]
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|Part of With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Bela Lugosi's Dead]]
 
|[[Bela Lugosi's Dead]]
 
|Bauhaus
 
|Bauhaus
|[[2006/06/07 Atlanta, GA (Radio show)|2006]]
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|2006
 
|Partially, Peter Murphy on guest vocals
 
|Partially, Peter Murphy on guest vocals
|Part of [[With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration]]
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|Part of With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Warm Leatherette]]
 
|[[Warm Leatherette]]
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|[[2006/06/23 Boston, MA (Radio show)|2006]]
 
|[[2006/06/23 Boston, MA (Radio show)|2006]]
 
|No
 
|No
|Part of [[With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration]]
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|Part of With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[A Strange Kind Of Love]]
 
|[[A Strange Kind Of Love]]
|[[Peter Murphy]]
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|Peter Murphy
||[[2006/06/23 Boston, MA (Radio show)|2006]]
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|2006
 
|Yes
 
|Yes
|Part of [[With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration]]
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|Part of With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Nightclubbing]]
 
|[[Nightclubbing]]
 
|Iggy Pop
 
|Iggy Pop
|[[2006/06/23 Boston, MA (Radio show)|2006]]|
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|2006
 
|No
 
|No
|Part of [[With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration]]. NIN sampled the original of this song for [[Closer]].
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|Part of With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration. NIN sampled the original of this song for "[[Closer]]".
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Twenty Four Hours]]
 
|[[Twenty Four Hours]]
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|[[2006/07/01 Chicago, IL (Radio show)|2006]]
 
|[[2006/07/01 Chicago, IL (Radio show)|2006]]
 
|No
 
|No
|Part of [[With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration]]
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|Part of With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Warsaw]]
 
|[[Warsaw]]
 
|Joy Division
 
|Joy Division
|[[2006/07/01 Chicago, IL (Radio show)|2006]]
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|2006
 
|No
 
|No
|Part of [[With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration]]
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|Part of With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Atmosphere]]
 
|[[Atmosphere]]
 
|Joy Division
 
|Joy Division
|[[2006/07/01 Chicago, IL (Radio show)|2006]]
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|2006
 
|No
 
|No
|Part of [[With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration]]
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|Part of With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[I'm Afraid Of Americans]]
 
|[[I'm Afraid Of Americans]]
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|[[2009/05/10 Atlanta, GA|2009]]
 
|[[2009/05/10 Atlanta, GA|2009]]
 
|Yes
 
|Yes
|Reznor produced and appeared on [[The Inevitable Rise And Liberation Of NiggyTardust!]], which this track originally appears on
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|Reznor produced and appeared on ''[[The Inevitable Rise And Liberation Of NiggyTardust!]]'', which this track originally appears on
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Cars]]
 
|[[Cars]]
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|[[Down In The Park]]
 
|[[Down In The Park]]
 
|Tubeway Army
 
|Tubeway Army
|[[2009/09/08 Los Angeles, CA|2009]]
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|2009
 
|Partially, Gary Numan on guest vocals
 
|Partially, Gary Numan on guest vocals
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[What If We Could?]]
 
|[[What If We Could?]]
|Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
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|Trent Reznor and [[Atticus Ross]]
 
|[[2013/07/28 Ansan, South Korea|2013]]
 
|[[2013/07/28 Ansan, South Korea|2013]]
 
|Yes
 
|Yes
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|-
 
|-
 
|[[Ice Age]]
 
|[[Ice Age]]
|[[How To Destroy Angels]]
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|How To Destroy Angels
|[[2014/02/26 Tokyo, Japan|2014]]
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|2014
 
|Yes
 
|Yes
 
|Reznor is also a member of HTDA
 
|Reznor is also a member of HTDA
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[On The Wing]]
 
|[[On The Wing]]
|[[How To Destroy Angels]]
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|How To Destroy Angels
 
|[[2014/03/11 Perth, Australia|2014]]
 
|[[2014/03/11 Perth, Australia|2014]]
 
|Yes
 
|Yes
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|[[Parasite]]
 
|[[Parasite]]
 
|How To Destroy Angels
 
|How To Destroy Angels
|[[2014/03/11 Perth, Australia|2014]]
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|2014
 
|Yes
 
|Yes
 
|Reznor is also a member of HTDA
 
|Reznor is also a member of HTDA
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|[[2017/07/19 Bakersfield, CA|2017]]
 
|[[2017/07/19 Bakersfield, CA|2017]]
 
|No
 
|No
|NIN performed the "Farwell Mix" of the song, a remix made by Reznor and [[Atticus Ross]]
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|NIN performed the "Farwell Mix" of the song, a remix made by Reznor and Atticus Ross
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Digital]]
 
|[[Digital]]
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|[[A Drowning]]
 
|[[A Drowning]]
 
|How To Destroy Angels
 
|How To Destroy Angels
|[[2018/12/07 Los Angeles, CA|2018]]
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|2018
 
|Yes
 
|Yes
 
|Reznor and Ross are also members of HTDA
 
|Reznor and Ross are also members of HTDA
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|[[2018/12/15 Los Angeles, CA|2018]]
 
|[[2018/12/15 Los Angeles, CA|2018]]
 
|No
 
|No
|This was performed instrumentally by [[Mike Garson]], and flowed directly into [[Just Like You Imagined]]
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|This was performed instrumentally by [[Mike Garson]], and flowed directly into "[[Just Like You Imagined]]"
 
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|}
  
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|Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
 
|Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
 
|2010
 
|2010
|Recorded for [[The Social Network Soundtrack]]
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|Recorded for ''[[The Social Network Soundtrack]]''
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Immigrant Song]]
 
|[[Immigrant Song]]
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|Karen O with Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
 
|Karen O with Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
 
|2011
 
|2011
|Recorded for [[The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Soundtrack]]
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|Recorded for ''[[The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Soundtrack]]''
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Is Your Love Strong Enough?]]
 
|[[Is Your Love Strong Enough?]]
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|How To Destroy Angels
 
|How To Destroy Angels
 
|2011
 
|2011
|Recorded for The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Soundtrack
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|Recorded for ''The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Soundtrack''
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[John Carpenter's Halloween]]
 
|[[John Carpenter's Halloween]]
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==Notes==
 
==Notes==
*NIN has covered David Bowie, How To Destroy Angels, Joy Division and Gary Numan 5 times each, more than any other covered artist.
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*NIN has covered David Bowie, How To Destroy Angels, Joy Division and Gary Numan five times each, more than any other covered artist.
*"'''Suck'''" is frequently debated as a cover song, as Reznor both co-wrote and appeared on the original release.
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*"Suck" is frequently debated as a cover song, as Reznor both co-wrote and appeared on the original release.
*Contrary to popular belief, NIN has never covered Supernaut.
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*Contrary to popular belief, NIN has never covered "Supernaut".
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==

Revision as of 21:29, 16 April 2019

This is a list of songs covered by Nine Inch Nails, or Trent Reznor in another capacity.

Studio Covers

Track Original Artist Appearances Release year Notes
Get Down, Make Love Queen Sin, Pretty Hate Machine (Remaster) 1990
Suck Pigface Broken 1992 Reznor performed and co-wrote the Pigface version
Physical Adam And The Ants Broken 1992 Song is also known as "Physical (You're So)" on the Adam And The Ants version
Memorabilia Soft Cell Closer To God, The Downward Spiral Deluxe 1994
Dead Souls Joy Division The Crow Soundtrack, The Downward Spiral Deluxe, The Downward Spiral (Japanese Edition) 1994
Metal Gary Numan Things Falling Apart 2000 The extended instrumental outro uses elements from other Numan tracks, "M.E." and "Remember I Was Vapour"
Zoo Station U2 AHK-toong BAY-bi Covered 2011 The only NIN cover not available on a NIN release


Live Covers

Track Original Artist Year first performed Performed with original artist? Notes
Sex Dwarf Soft Cell 1989 No A studio version was being worked on, but never released
Red Scab Adam Ant 1995 Yes
Beat My Guest Adam And The Ants 1995 Yes
Hallo Spaceboy David Bowie 1995 Yes
Scary Monsters David Bowie 1995 Yes
Subterraneans David Bowie 1995 Yes When performed on the Cold And Black And Infinite Tour, lyrics from "God Break Down The Door" and "Over And Out" were interspersed with the song
Animal Prick 1996 Partially, Kevin McMahon plays guitar
Tough Prick 1996 Partially, Kevin McMahon plays guitar
R.S.V.P. Pop Will Eat Itself 1996 Partially, Clint Mansell on guest vocals
Wise Up! Sucker Pop Will Eat Itself 1996 Partially, Clint Mansell on guest vocals
The Beautiful People Marilyn Manson 2000 Yes Reznor produced Antichrist Superstar, which this track originally appears on
African Student Movement Saul Williams 2005 Yes
List Of Demands Saul Williams 2005 Yes
Sanity Assassin Bauhaus 2006 Partially, Peter Murphy on guest vocals Part of With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration
Dreams TV On The Radio 2006 Yes Part of With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration
Final Solution Pere Ubu 2006 No Part of With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration
Bela Lugosi's Dead Bauhaus 2006 Partially, Peter Murphy on guest vocals Part of With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration
Warm Leatherette The Normal 2006 No Part of With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration
A Strange Kind Of Love Peter Murphy 2006 Yes Part of With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration
Nightclubbing Iggy Pop 2006 No Part of With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration. NIN sampled the original of this song for "Closer".
Twenty Four Hours Joy Division 2006 No Part of With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration
Warsaw Joy Division 2006 No Part of With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration
Atmosphere Joy Division 2006 No Part of With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration
I'm Afraid Of Americans David Bowie 2009 No Reznor features in the music video and multiple remixes and versions
Banged And Blown Through Saul Williams 2009 Yes Reznor produced and appeared on The Inevitable Rise And Liberation Of NiggyTardust!, which this track originally appears on
Cars Gary Numan 2009 Yes
Kick In The Eye Bauhaus 2009 Partially, Peter Murphy on guest vocals
I Die: You Die Gary Numan 2009 Yes
Love Like Anthrax Gang Of Four 2009 No
Down In The Park Tubeway Army 2009 Partially, Gary Numan on guest vocals
What If We Could? Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross 2013 Yes
We Take Mystery (To Bed) Gary Numan 2013 Yes Pino Palladino, who was NIN's bassist for this tour, played on the original version of this track
Hand Covers Bruise Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross 2014 Yes
BBB How To Destroy Angels 2014 Yes Reznor is also a member of HTDA
Ice Age How To Destroy Angels 2014 Yes Reznor is also a member of HTDA
On The Wing How To Destroy Angels 2014 Yes Reznor is also a member of HTDA
Parasite How To Destroy Angels 2014 Yes Reznor is also a member of HTDA
I Can't Give Everything Away David Bowie 2017 No NIN performed the "Farwell Mix" of the song, a remix made by Reznor and Atticus Ross
Digital Joy Division 2018 No
Welcome Oblivion How To Destroy Angels 2018 Yes Reznor and Ross are also members of HTDA
A Drowning How To Destroy Angels 2018 Yes Reznor and Ross are also members of HTDA
Greensleeves Unknown, attributed to King Henry VIII of England 2018 No This was performed instrumentally by Mike Garson, and flowed directly into "Just Like You Imagined"

Covers outside of NIN

Track Original Artist Performing Artist Year Notes
Der Kommissar Falco Option 30 1983 Covered in English
Eyes Without A Face Billy Idol The Urge Mid-1980s Live performance [1]
Supernaut Black Sabbath 1000 Homo DJs 1989 Reznor on guest vocals, there are also version of this song by the band without Reznor
Sunday Bloody Sunday U2 Saul Williams 2007 Reznor and Ross credited musically and for production
Kick Out The Jams MC5 Street Sweeper Social Club 2009 Reznor guest appears on vocals
In The Hall Of The Mountain King Edvard Grieg Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross 2010 Recorded for The Social Network Soundtrack
Immigrant Song Led Zeppelin Karen O with Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross 2011 Recorded for The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Soundtrack
Is Your Love Strong Enough? Bryan Ferry How To Destroy Angels 2011 Recorded for The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Soundtrack
John Carpenter's Halloween John Carpenter Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross 2017

Notes

  • NIN has covered David Bowie, How To Destroy Angels, Joy Division and Gary Numan five times each, more than any other covered artist.
  • "Suck" is frequently debated as a cover song, as Reznor both co-wrote and appeared on the original release.
  • Contrary to popular belief, NIN has never covered "Supernaut".

External Links

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