New Order Biography (Wikipedia)
New Order are an English rock band formed in 1980, currently comprising Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert, Phil Cunningham and Tom Chapman. The band was formed in 1980 by Sumner (vocals, guitars, keyboards and synthesisers), Morris (drums, electronic drums, keyboards and synthesisers) and Peter Hook (bass, backing vocals, keyboards and electronic drums), who were the remaining members of post-punk group Joy Division following the suicide of vocalist Ian Curtis – with the addition of Gilbert (keyboards and guitars).
By combining post-punk with an increasing influence from electronic and 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 saw 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 their sound became increasingly uptempo and electronic.
- New Order - Glastonbury 2016 Highlightshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03zhbz3.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03zhbz3.jpg2016-07-26T22:59:00.000ZPutting the Other Stage in motion for a Saturday headline set.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03zlh6l
New Order - Glastonbury 2016 Highlights
- Stephen Morris from New Order chats to Markhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p038xlxq.jpghttps://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 2015https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p034s9vj.jpghttps://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 Recipehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0169970.jpghttps://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
Blue Monday Recipe
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