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Old 06-20-2012, 10:24 PM   #35
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Originally Posted by Maverick_GL View Post
I don't find Cashs' version has the same emotion as Reznors'. Plus, the original works best in the context of the song preceding it.

Then again, you could always make a bit of a story about the song, where Reznors version was the "character" at a young age, while Cash was the character in old age and near death, one reflecting the fresh pain of youth, one reflecting the tired pain of old age.

Everyone's entitled to their own opinion, and I respect yours, but I think Cash not only matches Reznor's emotional tone, but exceeds it. Hell, Trent himself admitted Johnny did a better job with it than he did, and I tend to agree with Trent.

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