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New Order: Heaven, London

Mary Harron, Guardian, The, 11 February 1981

FEW GROUPS have been faced with such a heavy burden of expectation as were New Order in their London debut. This is the group formed by the remaining members of Joy Division after the suicide of their lead singer and lyricist, Ian Curtis.

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