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Kurt Vile - "Down in It" (Nine Inch Nails Cover)

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Kurt Vile covers Nine Inch Nails Watch Kurt Vile's hazy take on Nine Inch Nails' very first single, "Down in It," for The A.V. Club's "A.V. Undercover" series. Kurt brings his easygoing charm to the track's "white rap" vocals, and receives able backing from bandmate Rob Laakso on electronics. Enjoy!

Although apparently inadvertent on Kurt's part, the timing could not be better for this cover. Nine Inch Nails' new album Hesitation Marks is due out next week via Columbia Records and is available to stream in full via iTunes.

And here's a review of this year's fantastic Wakin on a Pretty Daze: