Sunday, April 02, 2006

NIN in Vegas

Got back not too long ago from a weekend in Las Vegas with Greg, who graciously escorted me to my fourth Nine Inch Nails concert of the past year. Vegas, as always, was fascinating and repulsive. NIN, as always, was spectacular. Opened with "Mr. Self Destruct" - aaiiee! Performed "Something I Can Never Have" - as a guy behind me blurted out during this song, "God can strike me down now". Saul Williams was an amazing opening act. I'm glad I've been introduced to his work - kind of punk hip-hop. Gotta see if I can squeeze in one of the shows on the NIN summer tour, which Trent says will be the last for the US for awhile. And is there any man who looks sexier with a tambourine than Trent Reznor? I know, it makes no sense unless you see him, but oh my goodness...

8 comments:

SarahP said...

You would have liked when the U of Arizona marching band did their NIN set...

That was the year after they performed a Red Hot Chili Peppers number.

Dr. Lisa said...

Ooh...the UofA band director had much better taste than my high school's - I vividly remember performing a Sheena Easton song.

{{shiver}}

SarahP said...

I take the morning train...

Shiver right back atcha. Ew.

Kirsten said...

Nothing adds to the general teenage agony better than being forced to sing "The Greatest Love Of All" in high school choir. "Learning to love yourself?" Not in blue taffeta, I'm not.

Dr. Lisa said...

The Sheena Easton song in question was "Almost Over You", a rousing march if there ever was one. Now I can't get it out of my head. I need to blast "March of the Pigs" and dress all in black very soon.

Judy said...

Wow, I'm lucky, our band did things like Phantom of the Opera, and stuff like Holst's Planets.

Dr. Lisa said...

Lucky Judy!

Carl said...

In your best Wiliam Shatner voice say "Mr. Tambourine Man!!"