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New Order: Technique (Factory)

Chris Roberts, Melody Maker, 28 January 1989

IT BEGINS. IT THUMPS with glee, it swirls with lackadaisical intensity. "You're much too young to be a part of me, you're much too young to get a hold on me." And never have veterans sounded so brilliantly arrogant, masters so eager. Jesus. Technique is so effortlessly GREAT, so languidly heroic, so vibrant and thrilling despite itself, that one wishes one could weep.

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