The fastest selling 12" single ever recorded, 'Blue Monday' is an infectious dance anthem that will never age. Released by New Order in 1983, it helped cement the band's identity like no other track. Three decades on, author Michael Butterworth a close friend invited by New Order to document a string of thrilling studio sessions breaks the silence to reveal exactly what went into the recording of this classic track, as well as the "Power, Corruption and Lies" album. Drawn from Butterworth's meticulous journal entries, "Blue Monday" provides a uniquely personal insight into the creative personalities and processes of the band that no New Order fan should be without."
Plexus Publishing, Limited
New Order at Britannia Row