With Teeth Review

Four Stars

By Rebecca Vernon for Salt Lake City Weekly on June 16, 2005

What, really, is there to say after the most underrated masterpiece of the ‘90s, Nine Inch Nails’ The Fragile? Much, apparently. The Prince of Trentness returns post-rehab with his most accessible album to date—it’s also his most abstract and least experimental. Reznor’s tossed out the crazy Moog settings, triangle distortion and “human screaming” microchips and replaced them with unadorned songwriting, pounding offbeats, snarly synths and glimmering piano cascades. “Every Day is Exactly the Same” is the best track—it’ll scoop out your soul, marinate it in pain and serve it on the half-shell for tea.

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