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Album: Lara Croft: Tomb Raider soundtrack
Length: 4:06
Tempo: 80 BPM
Versions: Deep
Deep (Radio Edit)
Deep (Instrumental)
Live: With Teeth Fall Arena Tour through Performance 2007

"Deep" is a Fragile-era song made specifically for the Lara Croft: Tomb Raider soundtrack. Because of this, it has never appeared on a studio album.

The title and lyrics may be related to "Even Deeper."

Song Credits

  • Writing, arrangement, and perfomance: Trent Reznor
  • Producers: Trent Reznor, Alan Moulder
  • Mastering: Tom Baker at Precision Mastering




  • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider



This is the original version found on the Lara Croft: Tomb Raider soundtrack. A simple song in its structure, the verses feature a loud 4/4 drum loop and a permeating synthesized bassline surrounded by ambient loops. The choruses are distinguished by a permutation of the bassline punctured by wah guitar soloing. Reznor delivers most of the lyrics quite harshly in both sections.

Deep (Radio Edit)

Running Time: 3:35

This version is about 30 seconds shorter than the original.

Deep (Instrumental)

Officially mastered, this vocal-less mix was released by Reznor through his account.

Music Video

Screenshot from the "Deep" video

The music video for "Deep" was filmed in May, 2001, and directed by Enda McCallion. The story in the video is told in reverse, with the end of the story beginning the video.

Reznor plays a man who robbed an armored car carrying two security boxes containing a small fortune. When he subtly alerts his girlfriend that he's going to retrieve them, she wants in. They carry off the boxes, leaving in separate vehicles. What neither of them realize is that the boxes have been tamper-proofed with a highly caustic and corrosive dye. When they both try to break open the boxes, they get hit by the dye. In a panic and burning due to the dye, they both try to find each other, crashing their vehicles when they meet. Reznor manages to crawl out of his car and finds his girlfriend lying unconscious on the pavement. Intercut with these events is footage of a newscast in which the anchorwoman describes what has happened and what will happen if/when the dye hits human skin.

Described above is how the events happened, but the video begins with the car crash and ends with Reznor and his girlfriend deciding to open the boxes.

Behind the Scenes

Michel Gondry was one of the directors who pitched a concept for this music video. Reznor ultimately selected a different pitch, but the next year Gondry used the concept for Kylie Minogue's "Come Into My World" music video. [1]


"Deep" made its live debut on September 19, 2005 and was also played during the Performance 2007 tour.


    Blank stare, disrepair
    There's a big black hole gonna eat me up someday
    Someday fades away
    Like a memory—or a place that you'd rather be
    Some place, lost in space
    Itch in my head that's telling me somewhere
    Somewhere, out there, anywhere, I don't care, get me out of here
    If I could feel
    All the pins and the pricks
    If you were real
    I could take what's apart and put it back together
    This will come true
    Help me get through
    Into you
    All I can do
    Driving me through
    Into you
    One track, got you on your back
    Your skin speaks up but your lips couldn't say it
    Right now, I know somehow
    We could take the chance and we could make it (make it)
    Right here make it all disappear
    Everything that we've been missing, missing
    You make me feel
    That there's a part of me
    That I want to get back again
    Make this come true
    Help me get through
    Into you
    All I can do
    Pushing it through
    Into you
    All I can do
    Driving on through
    Into you
    You're slipping through
    I'm coming to
    Into you
    We could become
    Two into one
    Leave this behind
    Over and done
    Everything new
    I'm getting through
    Into you

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