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Blue Monday(s) November 27, 2021

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Reading the second volume of Stephen Morris‘s entertaining autobiography of his musical career, and having moved on to New Order he offers some even more entertaining explanations as to why Blue Monday sounded, well… different in the following two live iterations.

That said, not sure where I was in the late 1990s but I completely missed the following shockingly bad cover version.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJZTfl3DmCU


This I like a lot better.

And this I like a lot:

Then again there’s those who say that Blue Monday was influenced by this… Gerry And The Holograms, (the remarkable CP Lee and John Scott) classic Mancunian outsider musicians from 1979.

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1. Starkadder - November 28, 2021

I’m sure Peter Hook said BM was partly inspired by “Our Love” by Donna Summer. Have a listen to 1:32-2:02 :

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