From 'Bad Witch'
Nine Inch Nails have shared a new song called ‘God Break Down The Door’. Scroll below to listen.
‘God Break Down The Door’ is lifted from the Trent Reznor-led group’s new six-track album ‘Bad Witch’, which comes out on June 22.
You can listen to the haunting ‘God Break Down The Door’ beneath:
Speaking to Zane Lowe on Beats 1, Trent Reznor said: “We find if we don’t watch ourselves we tend to try to get some more comfortable with because it feels better. And from the sound of the drums to the kind of frantic drumbeat to looking around the studio and seeing the untouched baritone tenor and alto sax that are sitting there. They’re there because they remind me that I can’t play them as well as I used to be able to.”
“For 20 years, I’ve been saying I’m going of really get my technique back because it would be fun to do. And there they sit taunting me in the corner. We pulled them out and we just started fucking around really, led with Atticus arranging. I was just kind of going, an hour performance kind of turned into this thing that felt like we hadn’t been there before and that started to reveal a whole different character. The space changed and then we felt motivated. When it came time to sing I was really just trying things out, just to see. I never had the courage to sing like that, I didn’t know I could sing.”
The ‘Bad Witch’ tracklist and artwork are below:
1 ‘Shit Mirror’
2 ‘Ahead of Ourselves’
3 ‘Play the Goddamned Part’
4 ‘God Break Down the Door’
5 ‘I’m Not From This World’
6 ‘Over and Out’
All tickets (except the Denver date) will go on sale on May 19. Tickets can only be purchased in person at each venue’s box office. See more details here.
Nine Inch Nails head on a tour of Europe in June and July, with the dates including a headline show at London’s Royal Albert Hall.
Speaking on 6 Music, Reznor recently explained on their new EP’s delay.
“We started out with a rigid concept, having not written them all,” Reznor said. “As we finished ‘Add Violence’ we found ourselves… it felt too predictable. It felt like we were forcing things. Musically and storytelling-wise. The reason this has been delayed is because it took us a while for—what has become the third EP—to reveal itself to us.”