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New Order - Blue Monday download album

  • Performer: New Order
  • Album: Blue Monday
  • FLAC: 1403 mb | MP3: 1446 mb
  • Released: 1983
  • Style: Electro, Synth-pop
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New Order - Blue Monday download album

Blue Monday '88. Исполнитель. Авторы текста и музыки. Peter Hook, Stephen Morris, Bernard Sumner, Gillian Gilbert.

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It was released as a 12-inch single on 7 March 1983 through Factory Records and later as a 7-inch single through Tonpress in 1985. It appeared on certain cassette and CD versions of the band's second studio album, Power, Corruption & Lies (1983). Blue Monday" is a synth-pop and alternative dance song that drew inspirations from many works of other artists.

Album Power, Corruption and Lies. The biggest selling 12 of all time was a pivotal moment in dance music. Mixing cold wave sentiment with the disco influence of Sylvester and Donna Summer, the result was a stunning explosion of drum machines, wibbly synths and Bernard Sumner’s no-nonsense vocal style. More than 30 years later, it still sounds amazingly modern. The title of the song is a reference to an illustration by author Kurt Vonnegut. Blue Monday" Track Info.

At nearly 7 and a half minutes in length, "Blue Monday" is one of the longest tracks ever to chart in the UK. It is recognised as the biggest selling 12" single of all time, but as Factory Records were not members of the British Phonographic Industry association, it was not eligible for an official gold disc.

The key enabling this to be deciphered was printed on the back sleeve of the album Power, Corruption And Lies. In Q Magazine's 1001 Best Songs Ever issue, Peter Hook said, "I go through stages of intense dislike for 'Blue Monday,' which I'm sure every group does when they get one song they're synonymous with, but the way it keeps getting reinvented is wonderful. It seems to be one of those tracks that's timeless, which is amazing. Later, Kraftwerk's ex-member Karl Bartos released an album called Communication. The release from there, "15 Minutes Of Fame" is EXTREMELY similar. How ironic! Martin from Groningen, NetherlandsRolling Stone 15/9/83 Interview by Debby Miller.

Modifier l'album Reporter une erreur. Membres possèdant cet album4. 1. Blue Monday 1988 (Single Mix). 2. Blue Monday 1988 (12" Mix). 3. Blue Monday 1988 (Dub Version).

The band's classic lineup consists of Bernard Sumner (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Peter Hook (bass, electronic percussion), Gillian Gilbert (keyboards, guitar) and Stephen Morris (drums, keyboards). The release of "Blue Monday" coincided with the album Power, Corruption & Lies which further developed their dance/rock crossover. Other albums followed in 1985 (Low-Life), 1986 (Brotherhood) and 1989 (Technique, influenced heavily by Ibiza's acid house scene). In 1990 the band scored their sole number 1 hit with a song written by Keith Allen and performed with the England football team, "World in Motion", the official England World Cup song.


A Blue Monday 7:29
B The Beach 7:19

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Be Music
  • Lacquer Cut At – Tape One
  • Mastered At – Gedmal Galvanic Ltd.


  • Design – Peter Saville
  • Engineer – Michael Johnson
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Barry Sage, Mark Boyne
  • Lacquer Cut By – Pounda
  • Producer – New Order


Die-cut cover with cut-outs. Silver inner sleeve with a straight cut, on cardboard.
The labels are swapped.
Also existing with die-cut cover and black inner sleeve and correct labels.

The coloured strip is not random - it spells out the Catalog#, band name and both song titles.
Stamper/metalwork by Gedmal Galvanics, Leicester.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A): FAC 73 A3 GG POUNDA TA1PE WHERE'S MURDER?
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, "SAID" is underlined): FAC 73 B3 GG I SAID WHERE'S MURDER?

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
FAC 73 New Order Blue Monday ‎(12", Single) Factory FAC 73 UK 1983
PRO-A-3037 New Order Blue Monday / Touched By The Hand Of God ‎(12", W/Lbl) Qwest Records PRO-A-3037 US 1987
RTD 10, FAC 73, FAC SEVENTY THREE New Order Blue Monday ‎(12", Single, Son) Factory, Factory, Factory RTD 10, FAC 73, FAC SEVENTY THREE Germany 1983
7-27979-A New Order Blue Monday 1988 ‎(7", Single, Promo) Qwest Records 7-27979-A US 1988
NEW DJ 2 New Order Blue Monday-95 ‎(12", Promo, W/Lbl) London Records NEW DJ 2 UK 1995