New Order’s repeatedly delayed ‘Lost Sirens’ mini-album — a collection of eight previously unreleased tracks and mixes from the sessions for 2005’s ‘Waiting For the Sirens’ Call’ — finally will see the light of day next month following a legal battle over the material between the band and erstwhile bassist Peter Hook.
As 2011 quickly winds to an end, we’re happy to roll out the first of four days’ worth of results from our second-annual Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll, in which nearly 500 of you cast ballots for your favorite new, reissued and freshly compiled music of the year. First up: Your Top 10 compilations, box sets and/or live albums.
As Peter Hook first revealed to Slicing Up Eyeballs in August, the since-reunited New Order will release the songs left over from 2005 swan song ‘Waiting for the Sirens’ Call’ — in an eight-track CD/LP package called ‘Lost Sirens’ that is due to be released in December by Rhino Records.
The members of New Order have agreed to release the seven songs left over from the sessions for the band’s 2005 swan song ‘Waiting for the Sirens’ Call,’ bassist Peter Hook tells Slicing Up Eyeballs, saying the move should help make the group’s acrimonious split ‘a little cleaner’ and finally ‘draw the line’ under the break-up.