The lead singer of Joy Division, Ian Curtis, committed suicide in 1980. The three remaining members of the band came together, added a keyboardist, and restarted as New Order. Although Joy Division was a dark punk-rock band, New Order eventally broke away from their roots and made some of the greatest, most original dance and rock music from the 80's.

Although they were never that commercially successful, they had dominated many of the dance clubs of the 80s, with hits like Blue Monday (1983), True Faith (1987) and Bizarre Love Triangle (1986).

The band went on a hiatus during the 90s after the release of Republic (1993), but they have come back in recent years. Their 2001 album Get Ready was a return to their guitar based rock roots, and their most recent album Waiting For the Sirens' Call (2005) is considered to be just as great as their albums from the 80's.

Some of the best New Order songs:

Age of Consent
Confusion
Temptation
Blue Monday
True Faith
Bizarre Love Triangle
Paradise
Every Little Counts
Touched By the Hand of God
Vanishing Point
Regret
Spooky
60 Miles An Hour
Jetstream
Krafty
Hey Now What You Doing
Turn
"Why that's some of the best music I've ever heard! What is that?!"

"It's New Order."

"Hmm... never heard of them."

"...Of course not v_v"
by Randy Taylor January 7, 2006
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They came from the band "Joy Division."
They had good songs from the 80s, but their album "Substance" was da bomb.
Their bast songs include Blue Monday, True Faith, and Bizarre Love Triangle.
New Order is the best band from the 80s. BETTER THAN ALL THAT CULTURE CLUB, OMD , or w/e..
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New Order is the best band from the 80s. They have many sweet albums that inclube Substance, Low Life, and Technique (my favorite). NO has way better music than the cRap we see nowadays on MTV. Heck MTV doesn't even play music videos b/c all the music today sucks? Or it just isn't as good as NO. Unfortunately, almost all of the population (USA) hasn't ever heard of New Order, but they have heard of 50 Cent. This makes me want to cry.
-Best songs include:
Bizarre Love Triangle
True Faith
Vanishing Point
Blue Monday
Perfect Kiss
Mr Disco
Sooner than you think
Round & Round
These are some of my favorites.
Person 1: Hey! Wanna go listen to some New Order?
Person 2: Nah, let's go listen to 50 Cent;
we hardcore gangstaz y0
Person 1: /Cries from sadness.
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1. the political agenda (Neue Ordnung) that the Nazis had set for Germany after seizing power. It included the conquest of the entire planet and the extermination of billions of people.

2. the totalitarian regime of Indonesia and its ideology established by Suharto in 1965. Pro-democracy activists toppled the New Order in 1998.

3. in the original paperback novel version of "Star Wars (A New Hope)" Emperor Palatine's Galactic regime is called the New Order.

4. a terrific UKalternative, dance and synth-rock band that rose from the ashes of the post-punk group Joy Division in 1980. They scored many MTV and club hits in the 80s and 90s. They greatly influenced the techno and electrodance scenes and disbanded in 2007.
1. The Nazi New Order slogan was "Heute Deutschland, morgen die Welt" ("today Germany, tomorrow the world").

2. AKA Orde Baru, the Suharto New Order was characterized by jingoistic nationalism, persecution of ethnic Chinese, wars of rebellion by other ethnic groups, a conquest of East Timor, corruption and nepotism.

3. For the "Star Wars" films George Lucas also derived the word "stormtroopers" from the German "Sturm Abtelung" - storm troops.

4. Among the many hits by New Order are "Everything's Gone Green" , "Temptation", "Blue Monday", "Confusion" , "True Faith", "Regret", "Crystal", "Touched by the Hand of God", "1963" and more. Check em out!
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The New Order: Last Days of Europe, shortened as TNO, is a Hearts of Iron IV mod, that is set in an alternate timeline where Nazi Germany utterly wins World War II, but quickly loses the peace. The New Order is a narrative-driven mod that focuses on the fallout of an Axis victory and its effects on the world, leading to a three-way Cold War in the 1960s. The mod is known for being incredibly ambitious and features many new mechanics and large amounts of events, paths and characters.
You're such The New Order: Last Days of Europe player.
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the ‘new wording and wordbending’ discipline for the creative minded.
Novus Ordo Verborum” is Latin for “New Word Order
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An emergent trend in the world of business and corporates where big takes over many smalls engaged in a variety of industries among other practises
New Business Order is the New World Order! Just look at Google... first the cyberspace, then hardware... and now energy! What next? Google insurance and Google chocolate chip cookies?
*Larry Paige and Sergey Brin laugh manically in the background*
by Der Gelb Baron July 28, 2010
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