A Better Way (Single)

A Better Way is a song composed and recorded over a period of only 3 days in September 2020. It all began with a bass line reminiscent of Peter Hook of New Order. Its New Order influence is also expressed with the rich strings and guitar playing style, which is great considering the disappointing (recent) […]

The Him (A New Order Anniversary Cover)

The Story “The Him” is a song by New Order, track #6 on the band’s first LP entitled “Movement.” Probably composed in 1980 and released in 1981, it is considered as transitional, being a Joy Division style song, performed by New Order (sung by Bernard Sumner) with tom-driven drums by Stephen Morris and Peter Hook’s […]

A Spiritual Review: New Order

There is a vast difference between the lyrics penned by Ian Curtis for Joy division songs and the lyrics produced by Bernard Sumner for New Order. Ian Curtis is more comparable to Robert Smith and what I would call Gothic romantic poetry and prose. To put it plain, there is nothing gothic in New Order, […]

Doubt

Why “Faith&Doubt?” To a large extent, this site is inspired by an entire album and song by the UK band The Cure, released in 1981. The song “Doubt” is the ‘dark side’ of the other main track which is called “Faith”. Doubt is song #6 (#2 on the B-side), and I am pasting below: (1) […]