New Order (“Ceremony”)

1981 live performance of a band still in transition, clearly, after such a monumental loss. But they worked through it and stayed just as great, though obviously quite different. I saw them in the 80s and was a huge fan, even after Joy Division. Saw them again at Coachella in 2013. Tremendous performance, with the traditional ode to Ian at the end of the show. Bernard’s voice is no longer the same, of course, but the music is as good as ever. Still love this band, and the band they hailed from.

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