The Downward Spiral Lyrics - Nine Inch Nails

Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral cover art
publisher: ©Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
writers: Reznor Michael Trent
release date: 1994-3-8
genres: Electronic Rock
styles: Alternative Rock/Industrial/Downtempo/Experimental
length: 3:57
producer: Trent Reznor
performer: Trent Reznor
mixer: Alan Moulder
arranger: Trent Reznor
drums (drum set): Andy Kubiszewski
composer: Trent Reznor
lyricist: Trent Reznor
He couldn't believe how easy it was
He put the gun into his face
(so much blood from such a tiny little hole)
Problems have solutions
A lifetime of ****ing things up fixed in one determined flash
Everything's blue
In this world
The deepest shade of mushroom blue
All fuzzy
Spilling out of my head

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CD 1
  • 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