You have no idea how much pleasure it gives me to be able to include a new New Order track in my Twenty for the first time in a decade. Not only a new track, but one that has been all over the radio for the last couple of months and from an album almost universally acclaimed as their best since Low Life.
There is no official video, but there is this remarkably good fan edited video.
An ‘unelectable’ left wing Labour leader, Chelsea in a relegation scrap, a new Star Wars film and a new New Order album – it’s the early Eighties all over again.
It’s been a year in which ‘algorithms’ are the buzz word. I reckon that if you constructed an algorithm that took account of historical influencet, innovation, longevity, live performance, variety and sheer cussedness it would output New Order as the best band ever.
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