Empty Streets Release Depressed Cover Of Nine Inch Nails’ “Closer”
Dark rock band Empty Streets have just released a sparse yet sultry version of Nine Inch Nail’s fearless sex anthem “Closer.” Empty Streets is the musical vehicle of adult film actor Aaron “Small Hands” Thompson.
NIN’s cover song, released just in time for Valentine’s Day, features contributions from gothic synth artist Ophelia. The rendition serves as the lead single for the upcoming Empty Streets remix EP. The age of excessreleased on February 28 by Cleopatra Records.
Listen to the melody at the bottom of this post.
Thompson says, “I’ve always been fascinated by remixing and reimagining songs from a different angle. It was a fun way to collaborate.
He continues, “I’ve always been a big fan of this song. But I thought it was so perfect that I didn’t dare touch it unless I could reinvent it myself in a completely different way from the original. original, while paying homage. I think we’ve achieved it.
Thompson adds, “‘Closer’ was recorded from my home studio in Los Angeles with the collaborative help of Ophelia, and mixed and mastered by Grendel. The idea to do this song originally came about because a fan of my OnlyFans asked me to cover the song for her, and it was so much fun that I decided to record and release my version!”
Ophelia says, “Working with Aaron always feels familiar, and I’ve had the chance to work with him on new music. This version of ‘Closer’ is soulful, dark, and a prime example of the sound of Empty Streets.”