Trent Reznor’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: More than Just a Soundtrack


This post is in partnership with Consequence of Sound, an online music publication devoted to the ever growing and always thriving worldwide music scene.

Trailers for David Fincher’s adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo present the viewer with a collage of dark images. There are people hiding in corners and in plain sight and a frail, young punk who is fighting, crying, and riding her way through life. There’s blood running down faces and, of course, the snow (all that snow). Tattoo is being marketed as “The Feel Bad Movie of Christmas,” and if the trailer wasn’t enough to convince a suspicious moviegoer of such a claim, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross’ score will seal the deal.

It’s a wonder Fincher hadn’t worked with Reznor and Ross on soundtracks prior to their Academy Award-winning score to The Social Network. Fincher did feature a remix of Nine Inch Nails’ “Closer”…

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