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Watch Bernard Sumner Play “Crystal” With the Killers

Watch Bernard Sumner Play “Crystal” With the Killers

Last night in Manchester, Bernard Sumner joined the Killers for a rendition of the 2001 New Order hit “Crystal.” The song’s video featured a fictional band called “the Killers” instead of the members of New Order themselves. The Killers famously took their name from the fictional band in the “Crystal” video and have admitted the […]

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Coachella 2013 Lineup Announced

The Coachella 2013 lineup was literally just announced and hot damn, it’s an exciting one. The first night is headlined by Blur and the Stone Roses. The lineup rounds itself out with many more of our favorite groups here at Britpop News: Johnny Marr, Jake Bugg, New Order, Franz Ferdinand, and Spiritualized. Friday, April 12 […]

Top 10 New Order Songs 10-6

  Top 10 New Order Songs 10-6 10. Crystal – Get Ready (2001) Ok, throwing them a bone. While their albums from the 2000s weren’t as remarkable as earlier work, this song captured that bombastic pop sound of the early aughts before everything (including music) went to shit. 9. Regret – Republic (1993) A little cleaner in sound as […]

Top 10 New Order Songs 5-1

The Top 5 New Order Songs 5. Age of Consent – Power, Corruption & Lies (1983) Another song that has it all –jangly guitars, uber ‘80s synthesizers, a driving bassline.Infectious and dancey. At least this one isn’t depressing, right? Just ignore that final repetition of “I’ve lost you, I’ve lost you, I’ve lost you…” 4. Temptation ’87 […]