NEW ORDER Released Masterpiece ‘LOW-LIFE’ 35 Years Ago…

13 May 2020

Manchester’s synth-pop/rock legends NEW ORDER released their third album LOW-LIFE today 35 years ago, on 13 May 2020. With second LP ‘Power, Corruption And Lies’ another classic achievement. Amazing tunes, dance-floor knockouts, and catchy pop melodies for all moods. Overall a glowing record. Without a shadow of a doubt a masterpiece.

AllMusic wrote: “New Order’s third LP, Low-life, was, in every way, the artistic equal of their breakout, 1983’s Power, Corruption & Lies. The point where the band’s fusion of rock and electronics became seamless, it showed the band members having it every way they wanted: heavily sequenced and synthesized, but with bravura work from Bernard Sumner’s guitar and Peter Hook’s plaintive, melodic bass; filled with hummable pop songs, but still experimental as far as how the productions were achieved… New Order had reached a peak, experimenting with their sound and their style, but keeping every moment wrapped in an unmistakable humanness.” Full review here. Score: 4.5/5

Three highlights (live versions)…




Album in full…

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One comment

  1. talonthrasher · May 14, 2020

    Love New Order! This album is so great, especially “Sub-Culture” and “Perfect Kiss.”

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