New Order Biography (Wikipedia)
New Order are an English rock band formed in 1980, currently consisting of founding members Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris and Gillian Gilbert, alongside newer members Phil Cunningham and Tom Chapman. The band was formed in 1980 by Sumner (vocals, guitars, keyboards and synthesisers), former member Peter Hook (bass and vocals), and Morris (drums, electronic drums, keyboards and synthesizers) – the remaining members of post-punk group Joy Division, following the suicide of vocalist Ian Curtis – with the addition of Gilbert (keyboards, synthesizers and guitars).
By combining post-punk with an increasing influence from electronic dance music, New Order became one of the most critically acclaimed and influential bands of the 1980s. Though the band's early years were shadowed by the legacy and basic sound of Joy Division, their experience of the early 1980s New York City club scene increased their knowledge of dance music and helped them incorporate elements of that style into their work. The band's 1983 hit "Blue Monday", the best-selling 12-inch single of all time, is one example of how the band's sound became increasingly upbeat and electronic.
- Stephen Morris from New Order chats to Markhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p038xlxq.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p038xlxq.jpg2015-11-23T17:56:00.000ZMark Radcliffe is joined by New Order drummer Stephen Morris on 6 Music.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p038xly4
Stephen Morris from New Order chats to Mark
- New Order interview 6 Music Live 2015http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p034s9vj.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p034s9vj.jpg2015-10-09T13:37:00.000ZNew Order talk to Lauren Laverne ahead of their live show at Maida Valehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p034sm8h
New Order interview 6 Music Live 2015
- Blue Monday Recipehttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0169970.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0169970.jpg2013-03-13T16:30:00.000ZThe necessary ingredients to make your own Blue Monday.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0169983
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