#ThursdayMusic πŸ’« New Order “Shellshock”

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New Order are an English rock band formed in 1980 by vocalist and guitarist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook and drummer Stephen Morris. The members regrouped after the demise of their previous band Joy Division due to the suicide of lead singer Ian Curtis. They were joined by Gillian Gilbert on keyboards later that year. New Order’s integration of post-punk with electronic and dance music made them one of the most acclaimed and influential bands of the 1980s. They were the flagship band for Manchester-based independent record label Factory Records and its nightclub The HaΓ§ienda, and they worked in long-term collaboration with graphic designer Peter Saville.

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“Shellshock from the album “Pretty In Pink” (original motion picture soundtrack) 1986


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