New Order Quotes by Peter Hook, Bernard Sumner, Mark Schlereth, Ross Douthat, Pat Robertson, Christopher Lasch and many others.
I’ve watched so-called ‘New Order’ playing in Auckland, and Tom Chapman is miming along to my bass on tape… He’s got his fingers on the low, and you can hear my high bass in the background. So he’s miming.
The story of New Order is all about learning from our mistakes.
I always felt like there were always egos involved when I was trying to get music finished in New Order. Sometimes it would feel like I was running through water.
We didn’t play any Joy Division songs for 10 years after the start of New Order, which was a very honourable thing to do even if it meant shooting ourselves in the foot.
We played at a festival in Mexico City, at the same time as another famous artist, and I reckon we had 55,000 people watching New Order; the other had 7,000. I think from that I’ve discovered the secret of success in the music industry: don’t do any promotion.
New Order has always been a hybrid band. We always mixed guitar, bass, drums with electronic.
Try to walk into the gym with the mindset that you’re going to do a different thing every day. Whether that means a new exercise, a new order for your routine, a new pace, or more resistance, your body will help you get out of that rut.
I think if you take ‘Get Ready,’ ‘Waiting For The Siren’s Call,’ ‘Lost Sirens’ – those three New Order albums were mostly guitar-based. There were a couple of dance tunes in there, but they were mainly guitar-oriented. They came about through jamming, a lot of them.
Our founders built a new order atop specifically European intellectual traditions.
I think New Order have got their own sound. But what we like to do is experiment, using dance music and other things.
New Order never celebrated anything to do with Joy Division.
If you read back in the Bible, the letter of the apostle Paul to the church of Thessalonia, he said that in the latter days before the end of the age that the Earth would be caught up in what he called the birth pangs of a new order.
Progressive rhetoric has the effect of concealing social crisis and moral breakdown by presenting them as the birth pangs of a new order.
We need a new order of ministers to stand in pulpits. It’s not enough to sing and praise God in worship services. Any religion that doesn’t encourage us to work together to end the needless suffering all around us is godless.
I’m very proud of New Order and Joy Division, that heritage of songs.
We loved country songs in New Order. That’s our big secret!
Actually when we stopped New Order I was busier than ever. The only gaps have been while we’ve been writing.
I love Nirvana, Joy Division, and New Order – older alternative, I guess.
It is true that the record company are always thinking of new ways to flog New Order to people.
Let us see whether it is the New Order or me who will be the loser before Indonesian history. I have won. The New Order has fallen and my writings have been translated into 40 languages.
I was very into New Order, Joy Division, all of that when I was younger. I had a lot of bootlegs that I saved up my pocket money to buy. I had all the obscure early EPs.
In 2014, we have some new activities and new order wins in the non-automotive space.
‘Movement’ sounded like Joy Division, but ‘Power, Corruption & Lies’ is the first New Order record.
Putin has mobilized and gathered the desires of millions upon millions of people who have been lied to, cheated, who lost out in the new order of things – and in each of these people is a bit of Putin. They have come together to make the image we know as Putin. Putin himself is just the tip of an iceberg.
The reason Joy Division and New Order are as influential and successful as they are is because of the unique playing of all the individuals.
If you hear a New Order track that’s mostly electronic, it’s generally come about through one person sitting at a computer and programming it.
In New Order, I played about 95% of the synths. It’s not much fun for the other guys in the band when I’m playing my synth parts.
Originally, I didn’t play any New Order when I deejayed. I suppose it comes from being a little embarrassed or humble or whatever. But people were coming to see me because of New Order, so in the end, I had to realize that if they were using my name on the poster, then maybe I should play some of the music.