Published May 16, 2019In 2017, New Order collaborated with visual artist Liam Gillick, composer Joe Duddell and a 12-piece synthesizer ensemble for a series of career-spanning shows at Manchester International Festival. Now, one of those performances will be released as a live album.
Titled ∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif) New Order + Liam Gillick: So it goes.., the live set with that incredibly complex title will arrive July 12 through Mute.
Recorded live on July 13, 2017, the set saw New Order revisit their own material, as well as two songs by Joy Division. The inclusion of the latter outfit's "Disorder" marks the first time it had been played live in 30 years.
∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif) will include the complete July 13 performance, in addition to three tracks recorded during other nights of the residency. You can hear the band perform "Sub-culture," taken from 1985's Low-Life, below.
∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif) New Order + Liam Gillick: So it goes.. will arrive in triple-vinyl and double-CD formats, in addition to its digital release.
The vinyl edition will feature the album on red, green and blue LPs, housed in a a hardback slip case with spot gloss varnish alongside a 24-page booklet. The CD version will come packaged in a triple-gatefold sleeve complete with deluxe booklet.
Recently, Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures was treated to a 40th anniversary edition.
∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif) New Order + Liam Gillick: So it goes..:
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)