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|Released||August 30, 2013|
|Recorded||2012 – May 2013|
Hesitation Marks is the eighth studio album by American
The album's title is derived from the term "
Hesitation Marks received positive reviews from critics, with the new sound attracting praise, who some found to be a natural evolution from their previous work. The album reached number three in the US, their highest charting album since Year Zero, and was nominated for a
In February 2009,
Since then, Reznor pursued other projects. In 2010, he formed the
In an interview with
I've been less than honest about what I've really been up to lately. For the last year I've been secretly working non-stop with
Atticus Rossand Alan Moulderon a new, full-length Nine Inch Nails record, which I am happy to say is finished and frankly fucking great. This is the real impetus and motivation behind the decision to assemble a new band and tour again. My forays into film, HTDAand other projects really stimulated me creatively and I decided to focus that energy on taking Nine Inch Nails to a new place. Here we go!"
The album began life as a couple of tracks that were meant to be included in a forthcoming