In an interview with PBS' Tavis Smiley last night, Reznor said he initially turned down director David Fincher's offer to score the film — he'd just gotten married and finished touring — but he also said a lack of confidence prevented him from accepting the offer right away.
"It took a long time in the '90s to get my act together," he said. "Jump ahead to this past decade and I got sober and I worked on myself and the act of creativity became something I looked forward to now instead of dreading."
He added: "At the time when fame presented itself to me, I was not at a point in my own life where I was equipped to deal with it. I had a built-in sense of not being good enough that I've carried with me from wherever it's come from, and an easy way to fit in was to self-medicate... Twenty years into making music, theRead More »from Video: Trent Reznor Talks Addiction, ‘Social Network’ Golden Globe Nomination