This is my vocal cover of Johnny Cash’s cover of Nine Inch Nails (NIN) “Hurt”. I do not own this song. All rights to appropriate rights holders. Music done by youtube user “WeMakeInstrumentals”. All vocals performed in this particular vocal cover are mine.

► Johnny Cash – American IV: The Man Comes Around –
► Nine Inch Nails – The Downward Spiral –

This is my Johnny Cash vocal cover of the song “Hurt”. When Johnny Cash did it, he was doing a Nine Inch Nails vocal cover, as the song was originally written, recorded, and performed by NIN. I decided to do this Nine Inch Nails Hurt vocal cover / Johnny Cash Hurt vocal cover, because I’ve always loved this song. Both versions. It hits hard, as I feel every single word of it and can relate to it SO hard! I hope you enjoy it. Hope I didn’t do too terrible on it.

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I hurt myself today,
To see if I still feel,
I focus on the pain,
The only thing that’s real,

The needle tears a hole,
The old familiar sting,
Try to kill it all away,
But I remember everything,

[Chorus] What have I become,
My sweetest friend,
Everyone I know,
Goes away in the end,

And you could have it all,
My empire of dirt,
I will let you down,
I will make you hurt,

I wear this crown of thorns,
Upon my liars chair,
Full of broken thoughts,
I cannot repair,

Beneath the stains of time,
The feelings disappear,
You are someone else,
I am still right here,


And you could have it all,
My empire of dirt,
I will let you down,
I will make you hurt,

If I could start again,
A million miles away,
I will keep myself,
I would find a way

Ricky Puckett

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