Tag: Bernard Sumner

Listen: Song Exploder podcast takes apart New Order’s era-defining “Blue Monday”

Listen: Song Exploder podcast takes apart New Order’s era-defining “Blue Monday”

In many ways, New Order’s singular 1983 single “Blue Monday” is the perfect track to be disassembled by the Song Exploder podcast. Check out the new episode here.

New Order announces tour of U.K., Europe with dates in London, Paris, Amsterdam

New Order announces tour of U.K., Europe with dates in London, Paris, Amsterdam

New Order, which recently played a handful of U.S. dates, today announced a short tour of the U.K. and Europe, with seven concerts planned.

Joy Division/New Order, Kate Bush among 2023 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

Joy Division/New Order, Kate Bush among 2023 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this morning unveiled 14 nominees for its Class of 2023, including a hybrid nomination for Joy Division and New Order, plus Kate Bush.

New Order to play South By Southwest and four other U.S. shows this March

New Order to play South By Southwest and four other U.S. shows this March

New Order, which mounted a pandemic-delayed North American tour with fellow synthpop legends Pet Shop Boys last year, will return to the U.S. in March.

New Order live album and film ‘Education Entertainment Recreation’ to capture 2018 gig

New Order live album and film ‘Education Entertainment Recreation’ to capture 2018 gig

New Order this May will release a new live album — the band’s fifth in the last decade — that was recorded at London’s Alexandra Palace in what was their only U.K. live show of 2018, a career-spanning set that included performances of several Joy Division songs. Full details including tracklist right here.

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 reissues unveiled as bandmates mark 40th anniversary of Ian Curtis’s death

Joy Division reissues unveiled as bandmates mark 40th anniversary of Ian Curtis’s death

Rhino Records will release a new 40th anniversary edition of Joy Division’s second album Closer, a new pressing on clear vinyl that will be issued alongside new vinyl pressings of three of the band’s iconic non-album singles. Plus, the former members of Joy Division are marking the anniversary of Ian Curtis’s death today.

Electronic’s Bernard Sumner, Johnny Marr reunite  in Greece to play ‘Get the Message’

Electronic’s Bernard Sumner, Johnny Marr reunite in Greece to play ‘Get the Message’

A pair of legendary Manchester musicians — New Order’s Bernard Sumner and The Smiths’ Johnny Marr — shared the stage in Athens, Greece, on Sunday for a one-song reunion of their former band Electronic, performing the 1991 single “Get the Message.” Watch it right here.

Watch: New Order’s Bernard Sumner, Suede’s Brett Anderson share stage on film fest panel

Watch: New Order’s Bernard Sumner, Suede’s Brett Anderson share stage on film fest panel

Over the weekend in Copenhagen, New Order’s Bernard Sumner and Suede’s Brett Anderson appeared on a panel discussion at the CPH: DOZ film festival to discuss their bands’ respective Mike Christie-directed documentaries, “New Order: Decades” and “Suede: The Insatiable Ones.” Watch it here.

New Order announces settlement of long-running legal disputes with Peter Hook

New Order announces settlement of long-running legal disputes with Peter Hook

New Order today announced that it has reached a “full and final settlement” to end the band’s long-running legal disputes with its former bassist Peter Hook over the ongoing royalties Hook has received since 2011 and his own use of “various New Order and Joy Division assets.” Read New Order’s full statement.

‘Holy grail’ recording surfaces of New Order’s scorching ’83 gig at Chicago’s Cabaret Metro

‘Holy grail’ recording surfaces of New Order’s scorching ’83 gig at Chicago’s Cabaret Metro

The concert, New Order’s first in Chicago, has become the stuff of legend: At the end of a scorching late-June day in 1983, the band takes the stage at the Cabaret Metro, where a packed crowd drives the on-stage temperature to nearly unbearable heights, knocking out power on-stage mid-set.

Watch: Iggy Pop and Bernard Sumner perform Joy Division’s ‘She’s Lost Control’

Watch: Iggy Pop and Bernard Sumner perform Joy Division’s ‘She’s Lost Control’

On Thursday night, New Order’s Bernard Sumner — joined by bandmates Phil Cunningham and Tom Chapman — re-teamed with the legendary Iggy Pop for a short three-song set at the annual Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert at New York City’s Carnegie Hall. See footage from that performance here.

New Order planning fall release, ‘orchestral feel’ for first Peter Hook-less album

New Order planning fall release, ‘orchestral feel’ for first Peter Hook-less album

The members of New Order continue their slow march toward releasing their first new music recorded without co-founding bassist Peter Hook, and a new interview with Rolling Stone this past week finally took us behind the scene of the recording process and a look at the new record which is now expected to be released this fall.