Ghosts I-IV

Nine Inch Nails - Ghosts I-IV
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2008 Ratings: #380 / 779
User Score
Based on 135 ratings
2008 Ratings: #113
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DXRock
50
I got the horses in the back
notbuzzzila
37
This album sounds like eating cold, soggy, mushy french fries an hour after you order them
kirboangry
72
putting this in the background is really entertaining
it doesnt work by its own but as background is great
Plats
62
"Ghosts I-IV" is a collection of 36 instrumentals that prove that Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross are masters at making experimental soundtracks. Though it can be a mixed bag of beautiful ambient tracks and industrial beats that scream NIN with tracks that feel very samey and lose my interest after awhile. Overall, it just feels kinda derivative in the ambient genre.

Ghosts I: 6.9
Ghosts II: 5.3
Ghosts III: 6.2
Ghosts IV: 6.3

Score:
6.2
Fine
OZYMVNDIAS
70
"Ghosts I-IV" is pretty much Trent's first crack at making a soundtrack to a film ("Ghosts" was not made for a film). It is a sprawling 2 hours long full of just instrumental bits and one-off ideas, all thrown together in a noise/drone/ambient playlist, if you will. It has it's dreary, ethereal, and abrasive moments, but is more of something to put in the background. It doesn't really pull you in and take you somewhere, like Aphex Twin's "Selected Ambient Works Vol. ... read more
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Track List

  1. 1 Ghosts I
  2. 2 Ghosts I
  3. 3 Ghosts I
  4. 4 Ghosts I
  5. 5 Ghosts I
  6. 6 Ghosts I
  7. 7 Ghosts I
  8. 8 Ghosts I
  9. 9 Ghosts I
  10. 10 Ghosts II
  11. 11 Ghosts II
  12. 12 Ghosts II
  13. 13 Ghosts II
  14. 14 Ghosts II
  15. 15 Ghosts II
  16. 16 Ghosts II
  17. 17 Ghosts II
  18. 18 Ghosts II
  19. 19 Ghosts III
  20. 20 Ghosts III
  21. 21 Ghosts III
  22. 22 Ghosts III
  23. 23 Ghosts III
  24. 24 Ghosts III
  25. 25 Ghosts III
  26. 26 Ghosts III
  27. 27 Ghosts III
  28. 28 Ghosts IV
  29. 29 Ghosts IV
  30. 30 Ghosts IV
  31. 31 Ghosts IV
  32. 32 Ghosts IV
  33. 33 Ghosts IV
  34. 34 Ghosts IV
  35. 35 Ghosts IV
  36. 36 Ghosts IV

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