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[[Nine Inch Nails]] has sampled numerous parts of songs, movies, and other audio into its songs. This page will attempt to catalog each usage.
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{{expand}}[[Nine Inch Nails]] has sampled numerous parts of songs, movies, and other audio into its songs. This page will attempt to catalog each usage.
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==''[[Purest Feeling (halo)|Purest Feeling]]''==
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"[[Down In It (song)#Down In It|Down In It]]" samples:
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*The film ''Angel Heart'' http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEUUS_kjI4k&hd=1 (until about :23)
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==''[[Pretty Hate Machine]]''==
 
==''[[Pretty Hate Machine]]''==
 
"[[Sanctified]]" samples:
 
"[[Sanctified]]" samples:
*The film Midnight Express, the talking that begins at about 3:20 and also the screaming that can be heard right before it segues into "[[Something I Can Never Have]]".
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*The film ''Midnight Express'', the dialog that begins at about 3:20 and also the screaming that can be heard right before it segues into "[[Something I Can Never Have]]". This sample is not present on the version from 2010 remaster.
 
"[[Something I Can Never Have]]" samples:
 
"[[Something I Can Never Have]]" samples:
  
The atmospheric keyboards from an unused This Mortal Coil session.  
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*The atmospheric keyboards from an unused This Mortal Coil session.  
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"[[Something I Can Never Have |Something I Can Never Have (Natural Born Killers Version)]]" samples:
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*A thunderclap (at the very beginning)
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*Nocturnal birds (during the fade off of the thunderclap)
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*A movie sample of the two main characters (Mickey and Mallory) arguing (just after the piano starts)
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*A rattlesnake (during the movie sample after the man speaks the second time)
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*Fire crackling and hissing (towards the end)
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*Native American chanting (just after the fire sounds)
  
 
"[[Sin (song)|Sin]]" samples:
 
"[[Sin (song)|Sin]]" samples:
*Paid In Full by Eric B. & Rakim (both songs could possibly share the same sample)
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*"Paid In Full" by Eric B. & Rakim, which samples the last few seconds of "Change The Beat" by Fab 5 Freddy (feat. Beside)
 
"[[Ringfinger]]" samples:
 
"[[Ringfinger]]" samples:
*Alphabet St. by Prince
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*"Alphabet St." by Prince
*Had a Dad by [[Jane's Addiction]]
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*"Had A Dad" by [[Jane's Addiction]]
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==''[[Head Like A Hole (halo)|Head Like A Hole]]''==
 
==''[[Head Like A Hole (halo)|Head Like A Hole]]''==
 
"[[Head Like A Hole (song)|Head Like A Hole (Copper)]]" samples:
 
"[[Head Like A Hole (song)|Head Like A Hole (Copper)]]" samples:
*Body Language by Queen
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*"Body Language" by Queen
"Head Like A Hole (Opal)" samples:
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*"Samburu Warriors' initiation (Kenya)" - East Africa Ceremonial & Folk Music
*Tamborine by Prince
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"[[Head Like A Hole (song)|Head Like A Hole (Opal)]]" samples:
*Release It by Prince
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*"Tamborine" by Prince
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*"Release It" by Prince
 
Track 11 samples:
 
Track 11 samples:
*"Let's hear it for Nine Inch Nails— woo, they're good!" cheered by Kelly Ripa
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*"Let's hear it for Nine Inch Nails— woo, they're good!" cheered by Heather "Princess" Day on an episode of Dance Party USA
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==''[[Sin (halo)|Sin]]''==
 
==''[[Sin (halo)|Sin]]''==
 
"[[Get Down, Make Love]]" samples:
 
"[[Get Down, Make Love]]" samples:
*Moaning from Japanese pornography films
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*Moaning and breathing from Japanese pornography films
*News of the World by Queen
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*"News of the World" by Queen
*We Will Rock You by Queen
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*"We Will Rock You" by Queen
*The intro is an extract from 1962's "The Cabinet Of Caligari"
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*The intro is an extract from 1962's ''The Cabinet Of Caligari''
 
==''[[Broken]]''==
 
==''[[Broken]]''==
 
"[[Pinion]]" samples:
 
"[[Pinion]]" samples:
*It's No Game by [[David Bowie]]
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*"It's No Game" by [[David Bowie]]
 
"[[Physical]]" samples:
 
"[[Physical]]" samples:
 
*Recordings of [[Trent Reznor]]'s dog Maise barking
 
*Recordings of [[Trent Reznor]]'s dog Maise barking
 
*"Ow!...fucker!" said by [[Sean Beavan]] after Maise bit him
 
*"Ow!...fucker!" said by [[Sean Beavan]] after Maise bit him
 
"[[Help Me I Am In Hell]]" samples:
 
"[[Help Me I Am In Hell]]" samples:
*Ambient Noises from The Empire Strikes Back (When the Tie Fighters are sending bombs into the asteroid where Han and Leia are hiding)  
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*Ambient Noises from ''The Empire Strikes Back'' (When the Tie Fighters are sending bombs into the asteroid where Han and Leia are hiding)  
 
==''[[Fixed]]''==
 
==''[[Fixed]]''==
 
"[[Fist Fuck]]" samples:
 
"[[Fist Fuck]]" samples:
 
*"I could feel that way too... I bet you will someday" from the film ''Showboat''
 
*"I could feel that way too... I bet you will someday" from the film ''Showboat''
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*''Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out'' by Dr. Timothy Leary
 
==''[[The Downward Spiral (halo)|The Downward Spiral]]''==
 
==''[[The Downward Spiral (halo)|The Downward Spiral]]''==
 
"[[Mr. Self Destruct]]" samples:
 
"[[Mr. Self Destruct]]" samples:
*Begins with a sample from the film ''THX 1138''
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*Begins with a sample from the film ''THX 1138'' http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GysyU8sCdlM&hd=1
 
"[[Closer]]" samples:
 
"[[Closer]]" samples:
 
*"[[Nightclubbing]]" by Iggy Pop
 
*"[[Nightclubbing]]" by Iggy Pop
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*"Take A Chance With Me" by Roxy Music
 
"[[The Becoming]]" samples:
 
"[[The Becoming]]" samples:
*Screams in the background from the film ''Robot Jox''
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*Screams in the background from the film ''Robot Jox'' http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjRPiBGVFIE (starting at :33)
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*"I know who I am" from the film ''Angel Heart'' (backwards) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTC9Lt3hiWo&t=2m6s (starting at 2:06)
 
"[[Reptile]]" samples:
 
"[[Reptile]]" samples:
*Intro machine sounds from the film ''Leviathan''
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*Intro machine sounds from the film ''Leviathan'' http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUk4bvrFY2A (at :13)
 
*Looping female voice from the film ''Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)''
 
*Looping female voice from the film ''Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)''
 
"[[The Downward Spiral (song)|The Downward Spiral]]"
 
"[[The Downward Spiral (song)|The Downward Spiral]]"
 
*Watery noise at the beginning from the film ''Alien''
 
*Watery noise at the beginning from the film ''Alien''
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==''[[Closer To God (halo)|Closer To God]]''==
 
==''[[Closer To God (halo)|Closer To God]]''==
 
"[[Memorabilia]]" samples:
 
"[[Memorabilia]]" samples:
 
*"What do your nipples look like?" taken from a phone conversation between [[Robin Finck]] and a female impersonator
 
*"What do your nipples look like?" taken from a phone conversation between [[Robin Finck]] and a female impersonator
 
==''[[Further Down the Spiral]]''==
 
==''[[Further Down the Spiral]]''==
"Self Destruction, Part Two" samples:
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"[[Mr. Self Destruct|Self Destruction, Part Two]]" samples:
*Time by David Bowie
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*"Time" by David Bowie
"Self Destruction, Final" samples:
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"[[Mr. Self Destruct|Self Destruction, Final]]" samples:
*Time by David Bowie
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*"Time" by David Bowie
 
"[[Piggy (Nothing Can Stop Me Now)]]" samples:  
 
"[[Piggy (Nothing Can Stop Me Now)]]" samples:  
*Put Your Love (In My Tender Care) by The Fatback Band
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*"Put Your Love (In My Tender Care)" by The Fatback Band
 
"[[Heresy|Heresy (Version)]]" samples:
 
"[[Heresy|Heresy (Version)]]" samples:
*In Suburbia and Television Believers by Aron Ranen's Religion
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*"In Suburbia" and "Television Believers" from Aron Ranen's ''Religion In Suburbia''
  
 
==''[[The Fragile (halo)|The Fragile]]''==
 
==''[[The Fragile (halo)|The Fragile]]''==
 
"[[Starfuckers, Inc. (song)|Starfuckers, Inc.]]" samples:
 
"[[Starfuckers, Inc. (song)|Starfuckers, Inc.]]" samples:
*You're So Vain by Carly Simon 
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*Fireworks and yelling at the end from "Shout It Out Loud" by Kiss (appears only on the version on ''[[The Day The World Went Away (halo)|The Day The World Went Away]]'' single)
*Fireworks and yelling at the end from Shout It Out Loud by Kiss (appears only on the version on ''[[The Day The World Went Away (halo)|The Day The World Went Away]]'' single)
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==''[[The Perfect Drug (halo)|The Perfect Drug]]''==
 
==''[[The Perfect Drug (halo)|The Perfect Drug]]''==
 
"[[The Perfect Drug (song)|The Perfect Drug]]" samples:  
 
"[[The Perfect Drug (song)|The Perfect Drug]]" samples:  
*Amen, Brother by The Winstons  
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*"Amen, Brother" by The Winstons  
  
 
==''[[Things Falling Apart]]''==
 
==''[[Things Falling Apart]]''==
 
"[[Metal]]" samples:
 
"[[Metal]]" samples:
*UFO by ESG
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*"UFO" by ESG
"Starfuckers, Inc. (Version) - Adrian Sherwood" samples:
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"[[Starfuckers, Inc. (song)|Starfuckers, Inc. (Version) - Adrian Sherwood]]" samples:
*Shout It Out Loud by Kiss
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*"Shout It Out Loud" by Kiss
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==''[[With Teeth (halo)|With Teeth]]''==
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"[[All The Love In The World]]" (''[[The Definitive NIN - Deep Cuts]]'' version) samples:
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*''The Twilight Zone'' episode "When The Sky Was Opened"
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==''[[Ghosts I-IV]]''==
 
==''[[Ghosts I-IV]]''==
 
"[[11 Ghosts II]]" samples:
 
"[[11 Ghosts II]]" samples:
*Songe d'une nuit de sabbat by Berlioz
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*"Songe d'une nuit de sabbat" by Berlioz
 
"[[15 Ghosts II]]" samples:
 
"[[15 Ghosts II]]" samples:
 
*http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEqZkglTVYE (around 0:12 to 0:18)
 
*http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEqZkglTVYE (around 0:12 to 0:18)
 
"[[24 Ghosts III]]" samples:
 
"[[24 Ghosts III]]" samples:
*Get the door , get the door from the film The Mothman Prophecies  
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*"Get the door, get the door" from the film ''The Mothman Prophecies''
 
"[[30 Ghosts IV]]" samples:
 
"[[30 Ghosts IV]]" samples:
*Saddam Hussein hitting the table in front of him (during his Trial Verdict, on Nov 5 2006)
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*Saddam Hussein's Trial Verdict, on Nov. 5, 2006
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[[Category:NIN Songs]]

Latest revision as of 16:38, 31 August 2017

Nine Inch Nails has sampled numerous parts of songs, movies, and other audio into its songs. This page will attempt to catalog each usage.

Purest Feeling

"Down In It" samples:

Pretty Hate Machine

"Sanctified" samples:

  • The film Midnight Express, the dialog that begins at about 3:20 and also the screaming that can be heard right before it segues into "Something I Can Never Have". This sample is not present on the version from 2010 remaster.

"Something I Can Never Have" samples:

  • The atmospheric keyboards from an unused This Mortal Coil session.

"Something I Can Never Have (Natural Born Killers Version)" samples:

  • A thunderclap (at the very beginning)
  • Nocturnal birds (during the fade off of the thunderclap)
  • A movie sample of the two main characters (Mickey and Mallory) arguing (just after the piano starts)
  • A rattlesnake (during the movie sample after the man speaks the second time)
  • Fire crackling and hissing (towards the end)
  • Native American chanting (just after the fire sounds)

"Sin" samples:

  • "Paid In Full" by Eric B. & Rakim, which samples the last few seconds of "Change The Beat" by Fab 5 Freddy (feat. Beside)

"Ringfinger" samples:

Head Like A Hole

"Head Like A Hole (Copper)" samples:

  • "Body Language" by Queen
  • "Samburu Warriors' initiation (Kenya)" - East Africa Ceremonial & Folk Music

"Head Like A Hole (Opal)" samples:

  • "Tamborine" by Prince
  • "Release It" by Prince

Track 11 samples:

  • "Let's hear it for Nine Inch Nails— woo, they're good!" cheered by Heather "Princess" Day on an episode of Dance Party USA

Sin

"Get Down, Make Love" samples:

  • Moaning and breathing from Japanese pornography films
  • "News of the World" by Queen
  • "We Will Rock You" by Queen
  • The intro is an extract from 1962's The Cabinet Of Caligari

Broken

"Pinion" samples:

"Physical" samples:

"Help Me I Am In Hell" samples:

  • Ambient Noises from The Empire Strikes Back (When the Tie Fighters are sending bombs into the asteroid where Han and Leia are hiding)

Fixed

"Fist Fuck" samples:

  • "I could feel that way too... I bet you will someday" from the film Showboat
  • Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out by Dr. Timothy Leary

The Downward Spiral

"Mr. Self Destruct" samples:

"Closer" samples:

  • "Nightclubbing" by Iggy Pop
  • "Take A Chance With Me" by Roxy Music

"The Becoming" samples:

"Reptile" samples:

"The Downward Spiral"

  • Watery noise at the beginning from the film Alien

Closer To God

"Memorabilia" samples:

  • "What do your nipples look like?" taken from a phone conversation between Robin Finck and a female impersonator

Further Down the Spiral

"Self Destruction, Part Two" samples:

  • "Time" by David Bowie

"Self Destruction, Final" samples:

  • "Time" by David Bowie

"Piggy (Nothing Can Stop Me Now)" samples:

  • "Put Your Love (In My Tender Care)" by The Fatback Band

"Heresy (Version)" samples:

  • "In Suburbia" and "Television Believers" from Aron Ranen's Religion In Suburbia

The Fragile

"Starfuckers, Inc." samples:

  • Fireworks and yelling at the end from "Shout It Out Loud" by Kiss (appears only on the version on The Day The World Went Away single)

The Perfect Drug

"The Perfect Drug" samples:

  • "Amen, Brother" by The Winstons

Things Falling Apart

"Metal" samples:

  • "UFO" by ESG

"Starfuckers, Inc. (Version) - Adrian Sherwood" samples:

  • "Shout It Out Loud" by Kiss

With Teeth

"All The Love In The World" (The Definitive NIN - Deep Cuts version) samples:

  • The Twilight Zone episode "When The Sky Was Opened"

Ghosts I-IV

"11 Ghosts II" samples:

  • "Songe d'une nuit de sabbat" by Berlioz

"15 Ghosts II" samples:

"24 Ghosts III" samples:

  • "Get the door, get the door" from the film The Mothman Prophecies

"30 Ghosts IV" samples:

  • Saddam Hussein's Trial Verdict, on Nov. 5, 2006
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