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New Order: Felt Forum, NYC

Abby Weissman, East Coast Rocker, December 1986

BRITAIN IS STILL the best breeding ground for creative angst. The combination of unemployment, Margaret Thatcher and cloudy, rainy weather has produced a generation of unhappy moody young people – who are responsible for some of the best and most compelling music ever, from the Sex Pistols' and Clash's "no future" to the forerunner of New Order's disco for the depressed, Joy Division.

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