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Inarguable Pop Classics #4: New Order – True Faith

It’s an oft-repeated fact that New Orders’s ‘Blue Monday’ was the biggest selling 12 inch vinyl record of all time, and one that lost a penny for every copy sold, due to the chaotic financial acumen of Tony Wilson and his situationalist cohorts at Factory Records. But this was the first New Order song I ever got into, a huge hit for the band, and a defining video of the 80s MTV era. Whether it’s about the disillusionment of growing up, or coming down off Ecstasy, a brilliant record.

God is in the TV is an online music and culture fanzine founded in Cardiff by the editor Bill Cummings in 2003. GIITTV Bill has developed the site with the aid of a team of sub-editors and writers from across Britain, covering a wide range of music from unsigned and independent artists to major releases.