Friday, May 17, 2019

Unique New Order live recording from '17 coming this summer; European tour dates

photo: Warren Jackson
I'm always very interested in anything New Order does. This concert recording sounds very intriguing. Read more from the press release and Euro tour dates below...
Joy Division made their television debut on Tony Wilson’s So It Goes program in 1978.

For the celebrated show, New Order deconstructed, rethought and rebuilt a wealth of material from throughout their career: familiar and obscure, old and new.

∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif) New Order + Liam Gillick: So it goes...(Yes, that's the title) will be released July 12 on triple vinyl, double CD and digital formats. Pre-order the album and listen to “Sub-culture” live from the 2017 Manchester International Festival here.

The triple vinyl edition will be housed in a hardback slip case with spot gloss varnish and will feature transparent red, green and blue LPs as well as a 24-page deluxe booklet. The double CD edition will come packaged in a triple gatefold sleeve and a deluxe booklet.

The new live album was recorded live on July 13, 2017 and includes the full show as well as three additional tracks recorded over the residency to give listeners a full representation of the breadth of material performed. Featuring tracks such as “Disorder” – from Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures and not played live for 30 years – up to 2015’s “Plastic” from New Order’s critically acclaimed Music Complete, this is the perfect document of those magical five nights.

Created in collaboration with visual artist Liam Gillick – who has previously presented solo exhibitions at venues such as Tate Britain and MoMA in New York – and orchestrated by composer-arranger Joe Duddell, a fellow son of Manchester and a frequent New Order collaborator, the live show was performed by the band with a 12-strong synthesiser ensemble from the Royal Northern College of Music.

This summer New Order will be performing at festivals throughout Europe and have just announced a headline tour for October playing Prague, Munich, Berlin, Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam.

∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif) New Order + Liam Gillick: So it goes.. Track listing:

1. Times Change (Live at MIF)
2. Who's Joe (Live at MIF)
3. Dream Attack (Live at MIF)
4. Disorder (Live at MIF)
5. Ultraviolence (Live at MIF)
6. In A Lonely Place (Live at MIF)
7. All Day Long (Live at MIF)
8. Shellshock (Live at MIF)
9. Guilt Is A Useless Emotion (Live at MIF)
10. Sub-culture (Live at MIF)
11. Bizarre Love Triangle (Live at MIF)
12. Vanishing Point (Live at MIF)
13. Plastic (Live at MIF)
14. Your Silent Face (Live at MIF)
15. Decades (Live at MIF)
16. Elegia (Live at MIF)
17. Heart & Soul (Live at MIF)
18. Behind Closed Doors (Live at MIF)

New Order 2019 Tour:

June 7 – Aarhus, Norway – Northside Festival
June 13 – Oslo, Norway – PiPfest
June 16 – Athens, Greece – Release Festival
June 30 – Werchter, Belgium – Rock Werchter Festival
July 7 – Dublin, Ireland – Trinity Summer Sessions
July 12 – Lucca, Italy – Summer Festival
July 18 – Bristol, England – Harbourside Festival
July 21 – Cheshire, England – Bluedot Festival
July 24 – Rattvik, Sweden – Dalhalla Festival
July 27 – Benidorm, Spain – Low Festival
August 12 – Girona, Spain – Cap Roig Festival
August 15 – Praia do Taboão, Portugal – Parades de Coura Festival
August 18 – Biddinghuizen, Netherlands – Lowlands Festival
August 25 – Portsmouth, England – Victorious Festival
September 21 – Madrid, Spain – Weekend City Festival
October 3 – Prague, Czech Republic – Lucerna Music Hall
October 5 – Munich, Germany – Philharmonic Hall
October 7 – Berlin, Germany – Tempodrom
October 11 – Paris, France – Le Grand Rex
October 14 – Brussels, Belgium – Forest National
October 17 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – AFAS Live

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