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New Order

Formed: 1980 in Manchester, England
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Genre: Other, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Peter Hook, Stephen Morris, Bernard Sumner, Gillian Gilbert, Phil Cunningham
Biography: Rising from the ashes of the legendary British post-punk unit Joy Division, the enigmatic New Order triumphed over tragedy to emerge as one of the most influential and acclaimed bands of the 1980s; embracing the electronic textures and disco rhythms of the underground club culture many years in advance ...Read full biography
Technique
Released: 1989
Label: London Records Ltd
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Tastes and sounds were changing quickly in the late '80s, which prompted New Order's most startling transformation yet -- from moody dance-rockers to, well, moody acid-house mavens. After the band booked ...Read full review
Low-Life
Released: 1985
Label: Qwest
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New Order's third LP, Low-life, was, in every way, the artistic equal of their breakout, 1983's Power, Corruption & Lies. The point where the band's fusion of rock and electronics became seamless, it showed ...Read full review
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