The Social Network: Original Soundtrack

"Trent Reznor wants to be friends on Facebook" — the phrase does not roll off the tongue. But with help from producer Atticus Ross, Reznor has made a solid soundtrack to David Fincher's movie by doing what he's always done: creating grand industrial rock, including a stormy, synth-powered version of Edvard Grieg's orchestral "In the Hall of the Mountain King." It's creepy mood music for the brave new world, where all "friends" are virtual.

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From The Archives Issue 1116: October 28, 2010