View Full Version : Johnny Cash vs. NIN
07-08-2008, 02:49 PM
Whos version of "Hurt" do you like better?
It was written by NIN and Johhny Cash did a cover on it.
07-08-2008, 03:07 PM
I actually like the NIN version better than Johnny's.
07-08-2008, 03:40 PM
Yeah, I prefer the Nine Inch Nails song.
The music video for the Johnny Cash's cover though is really well done. I love it.
07-08-2008, 03:44 PM
I agree with both of you.:)
07-08-2008, 04:12 PM
They're both good in their own ways. I prefer NIN's but the video for the Cash's version is possibly the best music video I've ever seen! And the goal wasn't to make the ultimate tear-jerker. It was more like, "Hey, let's put this old footage in!" Or, "Hey, let's get a shot of June!" The way it was edited together really brought the emotional punch.
Here are some videos. First, the NIN original:
Next, The Cash's version:
Finally, Trent Reznor doing a solo performance of the song:
Johnny Cash's version in every single way. I'm so in love with his cover. And the video is indeed one of the best one's I've ever seen.
07-08-2008, 04:53 PM
The man in black, without a doubt.
07-08-2008, 05:15 PM
my little sister is convinced that it is Trent Reznor who covered Johnny Cash, and not the actual other way around.
no matter to all the information pointing otherwise. lol
07-08-2008, 07:27 PM
I don'y really like country but Johnny Cash's Hurt and the music video always gets to me.
07-09-2008, 10:57 AM
I always thought NIN were the ones who covered Johnny Cash. Weird.
07-09-2008, 04:32 PM
I can't stand Johnny Cash and I'm a huge NiN fan so NiN wins hands down in my opinion.
07-09-2008, 09:12 PM
Nine INch Nails version by a mile.
07-09-2008, 11:38 PM
Johnny Cash for sure.
07-10-2008, 12:13 AM
Johnny Cash, though the Nine Inch Nails version is phenomenal.
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