Watch Nine Inch Nails Cover Two David Bowie Classics

Nine inch nails recently kicked off their planned tour in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Trent Reznor and company pulled out all the stops for their first show in over three years.

The career-spanning 21-song set included tracks Jhe is fragile, The downward spiral and with teethincluding the first performance of “Every Day Is Exactly The Same” since 2006. NIN also treated fans to two David Bowie covers, giving their turn to “I’m Afraid of Americans” and performing “Fashion” live for the first time (Reznor and Atticus Ross covered the song last year for a virtual tribute concert).

NIN continues its North American tour, which includes replace Foo Fighters at the Boston Calling and Welcome to Rockville festivals. Check out images of both covers and check out their full list below.

Nine Inch Nails Tour Opening List

a little damaged

The day the world went away

The fragile

The unfortunate

march of the pigs




Closer (with “The Only Time” breakdown)

The perfect drug

The future

This is not the place

Every Day is Exactly the Same (first performance since 2006)

I’m Afraid of Americans (David Bowie cover)

Fashion (David Bowie cover) (live debut)


The hand that feeds

Head like a hole



And it all could have been


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