Everyone’s carnal desires are biting back with a vengeance.
Trent Reznor has made a lifelong career of music that pushes people out of their comfort zone. Under the moniker of Nine Inch Nails, he introduced a generation to bondage and angst. Although Gone Girl was snubbed for a soundtrack Oscar nom this year, it is a powerfully haunting album.
With Maine’s starry-eyed sincerity and Kline’s cool pop sigh, it feels more rooted in intimacy than partying — and that’s something we can get down with.