The Definitive NIN

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The Definitive Nine Inch Nails (usually referred to as The Definitive NIN) is a four-part collection of Nine Inch Nails' greatest hits. The first three parts were originally released as a three-disc collection via BitTorrent.

These were later expanded and a fourth part was added via the nin:access iPhone app and the "Listen" section of nin.com. They were again modified each time as they were posted on the official NIN SoundCloud account, Trent Reznor's official Spotify account and the official NIN Beats Music account.

The collection amasses over 100 songs across its various iterations, and recent versions of Quiet Tracks also contain tracks from Reznor and Atticus Ross's scores for The Social Network and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.

The Singles

The Definitive NIN - The Singles is a compilation album originally featuring 20 of NIN's singles spanning their entire history. A good way for new fans or those unfamiliar with NIN to get acquainted with some of the highlights from the band's large body of work. Two more releases in this series feature other aspects of NIN, creating a three-piece "Best Of" collection. It is labeled as SEED 02.

Deep Cuts

The Definitive NIN - Deep Cuts is a compilation album originally featuring 19 standout deep album tracks spanning NIN's entire history. A good way for new fans or those unfamiliar with NIN to get acquainted with some of the highlights from the band's large body of work. This is the second release in a three-piece "Best Of" collection. It is labeled as SEED 03.

Quiet Tracks

The Definitive NIN - Quiet Tracks is a compilation album originally featuring 19 of NIN's quieter songs and instrumentals. A good way to get acquainted with a side of the band many people are unfamiliar with. This is the third release in a three-piece "Best Of" collection. It is labeled as SEED 04.

Heavy Tracks

The Definitive NIN - Heavy Tracks is a compilation album originally featuring 23 of NIN's harder and heavier songs. This fourth release was not made available until several years after the first three parts. It was released via the nin:access iPhone app and the "Listen" section of nin.com. It is the only release of "The Definitive NIN" to not receive a seed number.

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