Contact Us

Nine Inch Nails’ New Song ‘Copy of A’ Premieres at Fuji Rock Festival

If Friday’s performances of the brand new tunes ‘Find My Way’ and ‘Copy of A’ are an indication of the tone behind the upcoming album ‘Hesitation Marks,’ Nine Inch Nails may serve up their most haunting and melodic entry since their classic 1994 release ‘The Downward Spiral.’ Dressed in a sleveless black shirt to show off his muscular guns, Trent Reznor and company captivated their fans at the Fuji Rock Festival in Naeba, Japan.

Eschewing an elaborate stage show during the ‘Copy of A’ performance (see above), Nine Inch Nails were a collection of shadowed silhouettes, letting the hypnotic flow and catchy chorus of the song mesmerize the crowd. Reznor’s sparse yet compelling visual aesthetic, which was, according to his ‘New York Times’ interview, inspired by the Talking Heads’ ‘Stop Making Sense’ tour, reached its fevered pitch as the song transitioned into ‘Sanctified.’

A full sampling of Reznor’s tunes from the show reveals a near perfect synthesis of the musician’s more melodic material and his aurally cerebral explorations. ‘Hesitation Marks’ is set for a Sept. 3 release.

Thanks to YouTube user, mikezak4, the full set list, as well as the video of NIN’s Fuji Rock Festival performance, have been released. The set list can be seen below the video:

Watch Nine Inch Nails’ 2013 Fuji Rock Festival Performance

Nine Inch Nails’ Fuji Rock Festival Set List:

1. ‘Copy of A’
2. ‘Sanctified’
3. ‘Came Back Haunted’
4. ’1,000,000′
5. ‘March of the Pigs’
6. ‘Piggy’
7. ‘Reptile’
8. ‘Terrible Lie’
9. ‘Closer’
10. ‘Gave Up’
11. ‘Help Me I Am in Hell’
12. ‘Me, I’m Not’
13. ‘Find My Way’
14. ‘The Way Out Is Through’
15. ‘Wish’
16. ‘Survivalism’
17. ‘The Good Soldier’
18. ‘Only’
19. ‘The Hand That Feeds’
20. ‘Head Like a Hole’
21. ‘Hurt’

Next: Nine Inch Nails Create Four Separate Album Covers for 'Hesitation Marks'

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://noisecreep.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Noisecreep quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on Noisecreep quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!