Closer Lyrics

Nine Inch Nails


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Steven Alexander Brett, Stuart Brian Connor, Stuart Hughes, Matthew Dick
album: Track 1 in album The Downward Spiral
release date: 1994-3-8
popularity : 308 users have visited this page.
length: 6:27
mix: Alan Moulder
producer: Trent Reznor, Flood
composer: Trent Reznor
lyricist: Trent Reznor

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You let me violate you
You let me desecrate you
You let me penetrate you
You let me complicate you

Help me
I broke apart my insides
Help me
I've got no soul to sell
Help me
The only thing that works for me
Help me get away from myself

I want to **** you like an animal
I want to feel you from the inside
I want to **** you like an animal
My whole existence is flawed
You get me closer to god

You can have my isolation
You can have the hate that it brings
You can have my absence of faith
You can have my everything

Help me
Tear down my reason
Help me
It's your sex I can smell
Help me
You make me perfect
Help me become somebody else

I want to **** you like an animal
I want to feel you from the inside
I want to **** you like an animal
My whole existence is flawed
You get me closer to god

Through every forest above the trees
Within my stomach scraped off my knees
I drink the honey inside your hive
You are the reason I stay alive

Track Listing

  • 1 Mr. Self Destruct
  • 2 Piggy
  • 3 Heresy
  • 4 March of the Pigs
  • 5 Closer
  • 6 Ruiner
  • 7 The Becoming
  • 8 I Do Not Want This
  • 9 Big Man With a Gun
  • 10 A Warm Place
  • 11 Eraser
  • 12 Reptile
  • 13 The Downward Spiral
  • 14 Hurt