"I was listening to that calming, placating music and thought, we need to tap into this. The movie is about the facade of the good neighbor, the good Christian, the good wife. So the notion was to start with music that's attempting to give you a hug." The result is a score composed of lilting, haunting synths interspersed with doleful piano melodies and accentuated by the orchestral arrangements.
I’m sorry he was upset. I was really thrilled that we were finally getting him on the Grammys. The final jam started with Arcade Fire a few years ago, and LL Cool J last year. I want to end on a high, an up note. I did tell them we’d take it as long as we could. The number was about five, six minutes long, and we got to within a minute twenty of the end. We got as close as we could possibly get.
Trent Reznor had a lot to say about the past, and current, state of the music industry in a recent interview. His quotes are always interesting to me, so if you've got some time, I definitely recommend it.
Trent Reznor has revealed the track listing for The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo soundtrack. There are 39 tracks in total and it is 3 hours long. The soundtrack, which was composed with Atticus Ross, is available on December 9. Check out the full track list in the replies.
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross' The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo soundtrack is available for pre-order in a variety of formats here, where you can also download a free six-track sampler. Check out Reznor and Karen O's cover of Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song" here.
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross will be teaming up once again with David Fincher to score The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Reznor has also said that he will be working on new Nine Inch Nails material, completing the new How To Destroy Angels record, as well as scoring the Timur Bekmatebov's Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and having a cameo in the film.