New Order - Power, Corruption & Lies (2CD/2DVD/1LP Definitive Deluxe Box Set)
Lift Top Box with 1LP, 2CD, 2DVD and 48 Page Book
Five-disc package • Unreleased outtakes • Peter Saville designed box set
New Order‘s second album, Power Corruption & Lies will be reissued as a ‘definitive edition box set in October.
The 1983 album has been remastered from the original tape (for the first time, apparently) and features on both CD and vinyl in the new box set.
An additional CD called ‘Extras’ features 17 tracks, including outtakes, rough mixes and writing session recordings of songs from the album as well as non-album singles ‘Blue Monday’, ‘Thieves Like Us’ and ‘Murder’. 13 of the tracks on this disc are previously unreleased.
Two DVDs complete this five-disc package. The first captures New Order live during 1982 and 1983 at The Hacienda and Kilkenny, along with other various ad hoc live tracks from the era. The second DVD includes the 1984 Play at Home Channel 4 TV documentary and other rare live and TV performances.
The discs come in this Peter Saville-designed box set with a 48-page hardback book of rare photos and original text collated by Warren Jackson.
Not included in the box, but issued at the same time are four 12-inch singles of non-album singles Blue Monday, Confusion, Thieves Like Us and Murder. These feature 2020 remastered audio.
The box set and the singles are issued on 2 October 2020.
Following last year’s inaugural box set, Power Corruption and Lies is the next Definitive Edition to chronical the history of one of the UK’s most enduring and influential groups The box which includes an LP, two CDs, two DVDs and a book, features the album remastered for the first time from the original analogue tape masters on LP, and CD. The Extras CD contains previously unreleased writing sessions from New Order’s Manchester rehearsal rooms and the 1982 John Peel Session for the BBC. The DVDs capture New Order live during 1982 and 83 at The Hacienda and Kilkenny, the 1984 Play at Home Channel 4 TV documentary and other rare live and TV performances. Finally a beautiful 48 page hardback book of rare photos and brand new essay from Dave Simpson completes the Peter Saville designed box. Power, Corruption and Lies was recorded in 1982 at Britannia Row Studios, Islington and produced by New Order.