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Good, but not the definitive New Order singles collection...
on 8 April 2017
This is a good compilation, with 80s classics like Ceremony, Blue Monday, Bizarre Love Triangle and True Faith. However, there are some inconsistencies and omissions in that several of the tracks are not the original released versions.
For instance, the version of Ceremony is not the original version, but the one recorded after Gillian Gilbert joined the band. And the versions of Temptation and Confusion are not the originals but re-recorded versions done in 1987 specifically for this compilation. In fact, the omission of the original version of Confusion was the biggest dissapointment for me when I first bought this CD back in the late 80s. Strangely, the original instrumental version is included on the second CD. So while this is a good place to start for anyone new to the band, it is in my opinion by no means the definitive New Order collection due to issues like the above,