'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' due

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross are set to release their soundtrack project 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' on December 9th.

Trent Reznor wouldn't be the average Hollywood director's first choice to score a movie. The songwriter's crunching, Industrial sound doesn't suit the Multiplex, with his pained, personal output steering clear of the mainstream.

Yet somehow Trent Reznor has carved out an alternate career. Helping to score 'The Social Network' the songwriter picked up a mantelpiece full of awards, before deciding to focus on a new project.

Hooking up with Atticus Ross, the pair have completed the soundtrack to David Fincher’s adaptation of 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'.

Mute have grabbed the soundtrack, with a full album due to drop on December 9th. Speaking recently, Trent Reznor said: "For the last fourteen months Atticus and I have been hard at work on David Fincher’s The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. We laughed, we cried, we lost our minds and in the process made some of the most beautiful and disturbing music of our careers. The result is a sprawling 3-hour opus that I am happy to announce is available for pre-order right now. The full release will be available this week – December 9th."

Continuing, Reznor described the soundtrack as being “all based on performance, nothing programmed, with a really interesting, organic, layered feel - something we've never done before."

Featuring guest appearances from Karon O and others, the soundtrack to 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' is set to be released on December 9th.

Meanwhile, Trent Reznor has revealed that the door is not closed on more Nine Inch Nails material. "I need to commit to doing something different, and that doesn't mean I'm not going to return to that (Nine Inch Nails) at some point" he told Radio 1's Zane Lowe. "But I find myself pushed and pulled back into the same routine of album, tour, album, tour, album, tour, while a list of things I'd like to try and do in life sits untouched on the table."

Continuing, the Industrial figurehead said. "For sure. I plan on spending a good portion of this year coming up writing with that in mind. Let's see what happens."

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