Tag: Peter Saville

Listen: New Order returns with ‘Be a Rebel’ — group’s first new music in 5 years

Listen: New Order returns with ‘Be a Rebel’ — group’s first new music in 5 years

New Order today debuted their first new song in five years, the single “Be a Rebel” — you can stream it below — that had been intended to promote the group’s much-anticipated U.S. co-headlining tour with Pet Shop Boys, a trek that’s now been pushed to 2021. Hear the full new song right here.

Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ to be reissued on red vinyl with ‘original’ white sleeve

Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ to be reissued on red vinyl with ‘original’ white sleeve

Joy Division and the band’s famed art director Peter Saville have teamed up with London fashion retailer Goodhood to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Unknown Pleasures by reissuing the album on ruby red vinyl and in a white sleeve “resembling the original design idea.” Full details here.

New Order’s ‘Blue Monday’ turns 30 today — an audiovisual retrospective, 1983-2013

New Order’s ‘Blue Monday’ turns 30 today — an audiovisual retrospective, 1983-2013

On March 7, 1983 — exactly 30 years ago today — New Order released its monumental single “Blue Monday,” cementing its full transition from the moody post-punk of Joy Division to club-ready synthpop. And, in the process, the band delivered the best-selling 12-inch single of all time.

New Order taps Peter Saville to design charity posters for next week’s reunion concerts

New Order taps Peter Saville to design charity posters for next week’s reunion concerts

New Order has commissioned Factory Records graphic artist Peter Saville to design a pair of posters — based on his classic Substance album cover — for the reunited group’s European charity concerts next week in support of longtime band associate Michael Shamberg, who is fighting a ‘debilitating illness.’

‘Total: From Joy Division to New Order’ to feature unreleased New Order track

‘Total: From Joy Division to New Order’ to feature unreleased New Order track

A new 18-song best-of compilation covering the ‘most important tracks’ by Joy Division and and its successor New Order — titled ‘Total: From Joy Division to New Order’ — will include a previously unreleased New Order song called ‘Hellbent.’

Joy Division ‘+-‘ limited-edition box set to collect 10 remastered 7-inch singles

Joy Division ‘+-‘ limited-edition box set to collect 10 remastered 7-inch singles

The U.K. arm of Rhino Records next month will celebrate the life and music of Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis with a new limited-edition box set collecting 10 newly remastered 7-inch singles by the classic postpunk act.

OMD’s ‘History of Modern’ tracklist, box set unveiled; release set for Sept. 20

OMD’s ‘History of Modern’ tracklist, box set unveiled; release set for Sept. 20

Reunited British synthpop unit Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark this week unveiled the tracklist, announced details of a Peter Saville-designed box set and set a September release date for ‘History of Modern,’ the band’s first new album in 14 years.