On a recently aired television commerical for UK Phone Company Vodafone, The Perfect Drug is used as background music as a couple talks to one other on the phone then proceeds to have "wild, wild sex".In Request magazine, "The Downward Spiral" was named one of the fifty albums you need to get you through the school year:
Industrial rock reached its commercial apex with this pop-hook-permeated aural suicide note. Reznor's unrelenting blast of baroque fury, alienation, and lost hope turned the F-word-peppered "Closer" into a No. 1 dance hit. Foreshadowing the hypermarketability of "rage music," "The Downward Spiral" represents a "best of "genre" of music - Gail Worthy
Thanks Eris and Colin.