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Watch Mumford & Sons’ live cover of Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Hurt’

Performed on Trent Reznor's home turf

Mumford & Sons covered Nine Inch Nails‘ ‘Hurt’ during their live show last night – check out the clip below.

Marcus Mumford and the band, who are currently on the road in support of their latest album ‘Delta‘, were performing in Trent Reznor‘s home-city of Cleveland last night (March 9). During the gig at Quicken Loans Arena, the group offered up a rendition of Nine Inch Nails’ 1995 classic, ‘Hurt’.

As Mumford delivered its opening lines, the crowd welcomed the cover with cheers and applause. Beginning as a delicate ballad, Mumford & Sons’ version built to a climax of pounding piano chords and an anthemic guitar line.

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NIN’s single, which was covered by Johnny Cash in 2002, featured on the band’s second album, ‘The Downward Spiral’. The LP’s 25th anniversary was this Friday (March 8).

Meanwhile, Mumford & Sons have recently been announced as the final headliners of All Points East 2019. Supporting the band at London’s Victoria Park on June 1 will be the likes of Dizzee Rascal, Leon Bridges, and The Vaccines.

Last month, the band surprised played a tiny surprise show at The World’s End pub in London. “We haven’t played a pub in a while,” Marcus Mumford told the 150 attendees. “This all feels a bit out of our comfort zone…”

Mumford & Sons will release the ‘Delta Acoustic Sessions’ vinyl for this year’s Record Store Day, which takes place on Saturday April 13.

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