New Order - Blue Monday on BBC's Top of the Pops - 31.3.1983

New Order perform Blue Monday live on BBC's Top of the Pops on the 31st March 1983.

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[Instrumental Intro]

[Verse 1]
How does it feel
To treat me like you do?
When you've laid your hands upon me
And told me who you are?
I thought I was mistaken
I thought I heard your words
Tell me how do I feel?
Tell me now, how do I feel?
Those who came before me
Lived through their vocations
From the past until completion
They'll turn away no more
And still, I find it so hard
To say what I need to say
But, I'm quite sure that you'll tell me
Just how I should feel today

[Instrumental Break]

[Verse 2]
I see a ship in the harbour
I can and shall obey
But, if it wasn't for your misfortune
I'd be a heavenly person today
And I thought I was mistaken
And I thought I heard you speak
Tell me, how do I feel?
Tell me now, how should I feel?
Now I stand here waiting

[Verse 3]
I thought I told you to leave me
When I walked down to the beach
Tell me how does it feel
When your heart grows cold
(Grows cold, grows cold, grows cold, grows cold)

[Instrumental Outro]

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100+ comentarios:

Jeff Schrader
Jeff Schrader:
A rare case on TOTP where a band actually played live. The instruments going out of tune and not syncing makes it both bad and good.
Karl Hamilton
Karl Hamilton:
Amazing. Real New Order fans know that the more chaotic a gig, and the more equipment goes wrong, the better it is.
In Steve's latest book, Fast Forward, he admits that he stuck in the wrong floppy discs at the wrong time. At 2:21 the chorus plays instead of the thunder.
Jack Pidgeon
Jack Pidgeon:
Somehow this Manages to be absolutely dreadful and brilliant the same time
i love how bernard seemingly laughs in the middle of his line at 3:21 cause of just how chaotic this shit is
omg bernard is screaming inside, hooky doesn't care, gillian looks worried and stephen is trying not to laugh hahahaha

I love Hooky
ah yes, the most legendary TOTP performance of all time
the who man
the who man:
1:58: That moment when you step on a Lego brick you didn't realise was there.
Felix F
Felix F:
Actually sounds like a live performance. The mistakes add to the charm.
I never really got them. Better choose the original and listen to Kraftwerk.
Tom Drake
Tom Drake:
Pretty much all the techno bands back then had real difficulty in recreating their sound live.
This just proves that New Order was no exception.
The poor syncing in this makes it sound good. It's like that hearing "So bad it's good."
Dan Piedra
Dan Piedra:
That bunny at the beginning of the intro would never fly today.
i remember Thursday nights waiting for this to be on top of the pops lol
Manuela Araujo
Manuela Araujo:
Tenho New Order Substance ||
Argentino capa preta
Alguém sabe o valor?
Top. Jundiaí Sp forte abraço
David Ellis
David Ellis:
The Best song of the 80's the best selling 12" ever !
Colonial Waster
Colonial Waster:
2:24 Bernard’s face when he heard that synth gone out of tune
matthew wilson
matthew wilson:
2:22. oops. Bernard seemed to find it funny though.
Not sure what is wrong with Bernard's mic but still sounds good. The bass line on this song is incredible. 2:24 to 2:38 is gold
Boss Hui
Boss Hui:
I kinda feel like a pill after watching this
I like the creepy rabbit at the beginning
Airspace Violation
Airspace Violation:
The fact that they could play this live at all considering the technology of the time is amazing.
T J:
I remember watching this, I was 11, it blew my tiny mind
Adam Gorsky
Adam Gorsky:
Y'all know, Barney, Hooky and Steven would have loved this back in the Joy Division days, the chaos the authenticity
Terrible Username Amirite?
Terrible Username Amirite?:
Legend has it that this performance made the single drop in the charts
Jorge L. L.
Jorge L. L.:
Hoy es un tercer lunes, sólo para fanáticos...
Christian Paredes
Christian Paredes:
How does it feel.....
Cadê meu povo brasileiro
Beach Boy
Beach Boy:
Still Watching 2021.... Coronavirus time.. quarantine!!!! So sad
This version is so much about how I remember "my" 1980th... :D - THNX 4 uploading
Blake Noffsinger
Blake Noffsinger:
bernerd is my fav singer in the new order band and blue monday changed music forever
Marco Aurelio
Marco Aurelio:
Esse som d+ show
This is unironically my favourite version of Blue Monday. Brilliant stuff!
I loved this when it came out but this live makes my ears bleed!!
Ronda Norris
Ronda Norris:
It's 2020 and I still love this song!!! The 80's rocked 🎵
Claudio Reis
Claudio Reis:
Imperfect is perfect.
Michael Ringering
Michael Ringering:
Das Hemd, dass Steve trägt, musste ich zu genau der Zeit auch tragen. :-)
Jill Alexi Estrada
Jill Alexi Estrada:
That bunny is from Alice in Wonderland. My favorite show as a kid.
(2:23) Bernard's "OMG he pushed the wrong note, again" reaction...
Joe !
Joe !:
can someone point out to me where the synth doesnt sync up like everyone's saying? it sounds fine to me??
S Gunz
S Gunz:
The synthesizer melody is out of sync with the rhythm, it was programmed in manually, each note had to be input which was done by Gillian, she missed a single note out of the programming and this threw the whole melody out. Few people know that Hooky's bass line is copied from the film A Few Dollars More!!! The drum line is from Donna Summers Our Love and the monk choir sound is sampled from Krafwerks Uranium!
Heltons Hi
Heltons Hi:
I sure hope September goes ahead, will be an epic homecoming ❤️
TMT 123
TMT 123:
so beautifully raw, emotional
Blake Noffsinger
Blake Noffsinger:
i just herd bernerd just l laghed a little in the song
7of9 SuperFreak
7of9 SuperFreak:
Love your music 😍😊😋
G Slim
G Slim:
Yep! They look and sound absolute crap. I love it!
Edgar Alan
Edgar Alan:
Respect to them for going live , few would have done it.
Doctor X
Doctor X:
Are they even playing their instruments here? 😂
A L:
Wow, this is a 1:1 aspect ratio.
Discovering this performance on TOTP2 in the 90s made me fall in love with New Order. Bucking the trend by playing live shows just how influential New Order were going to become
A Hardone.
A Hardone.:
New order wouldn’t perform on TOTP unless they could do it live because they aren’t a pop group. Setting up MIDI equipment for one song with little time is awkward as the show only had a couple of stages on it and wasn’t a live show unlike the the Old grey whistle test that was. Watch New order perform Sunrise on Whistle test BB2
Thanks for all the getting us through a lot played the album all over 💕🍺👏👏👏👏
Wow! I realise now I have never actually heard the actual live TOTP performance. Sounds wonderfully shit and live...
Christopher Proietti
Christopher Proietti:
Bernard is never going to slay us vocally but, aside from the singing, i like this live version quite a bit. the "flaws" make it unique and it still kicks!
Domi Jean
Domi Jean:
Love it ❤🇬🇧
Jorge L De Jesus
Jorge L De Jesus:
Rare live gig , charming off-tune, yet, still 👍
Michelle Jimenez
Michelle Jimenez:
Recuerdo en los 80s cuando era niña y mi mama me llevaba alos ejercisios y ponian esta cancion siempre creo por eso me gusta me da un poco de nostalgia ahora yo con 41 años y mi madre con 60 años
Mark Valentino
Mark Valentino:
listened through a great sound system really rocks these instruments end down just a shame the song isnt very good. lol
Rapida Amiel
Rapida Amiel:
I thing this music from another universe. from universe that dont now what "time" is...
is lovereadheadsgirlsclark
is lovereadheadsgirlsclark:
me re encanto este video re ochentero new wave
George Horn
George Horn:
Gillian missed one note in her programming and all fell apart. I can Google too😱😂-GSH
Benjamin Rover
Benjamin Rover:
Huge confidence on this channel for uploading this.
Sebastian Strauss
Sebastian Strauss:
Thank yo for this hugh sound!!!!...Who is here in 2020?????...
Our remix form Sebatian Bhom in your soundtrack #WW83
Heltons Hi
Heltons Hi:
Mike H
Mike H:
Utterly brilliant
This is awesome. Also it sounds like me doing the Karaoke version... but I kid, mine sounds a lot worse.
Александр Фёдоров
Александр Фёдоров:
поёт Юрий Дудь
novo caine
novo caine:
That bass is still screaming Joy Division
Tim Csmedic216
Tim Csmedic216:
Hooky waiting to play bass..... Seems a good 3 minutes lol.
Maxim Popov
Maxim Popov:
Legendary sound 💙💙💙
Fernando Martins // Estrada Com Música
Fernando Martins // Estrada Com Música:
Realmente és una canción muy hermosa.
me you
me you:
the neon judgement
Jane Hilton
Jane Hilton:
Aw this is some cute live 💕
neil kelly
neil kelly:
Been much negativity off this performance for years personally it’s my favourite TOTP EVER by far. What’s the point of miming? Stunning
Jackson Roswell Star
Jackson Roswell Star:
I've seen this before New Order if your seeing this then please upload Blue Monday Melbourne 1982 please!
The shitty Beatles
The shitty Beatles:
Hooky on drums when the drummer is on the keyboard!!!
Perfect! TYSVM!!!
John Tewksbury
John Tewksbury:
Yeah so bad it's almost good. Hard to believe that they're legendary and the human league is long forgotten.
Julieta Naranjo
Julieta Naranjo:
babyyssss <3
When live music is live and not prerecorded.
Leo 007
Leo 007:
This live performance is epic!!!
The Tebbster
The Tebbster:
Classic 😃🙅🏻‍♂️👏🏻👏🏻
this got me through the 90's... ya' just don't know...
LOVE IT!!!!!!
Ana Paula Fernandes
Ana Paula Fernandes:
Que musica! Legendary 🎵🎵🎵
Mario Castro
Mario Castro:
The bass
Sethren Hobbs
Sethren Hobbs:
Warning to enjoy that last statement please use a appropriate "RANDY QUADE"
80s Attitude.
David Watts
David Watts:
gosh! they were so young! lol
Sophia Gasperini
Sophia Gasperini:
That's really cool, love them, and Bernard sing so badly but is also so damn good in that video
good band, they need to practice more haha
They're all smiling at the end 🤠
Pleasure Victim
Pleasure Victim:
Young Peter Hook! 😍
I feel like i should be in some tiny shitty bar watching this with one other person in the room.
Lucas Guaraldo
Lucas Guaraldo:
oh wow, a tv show that actually let the band play live.
Gifford Official
Gifford Official:
Its like they literally plugged in all the equipment to the mixer quick time and didn't bother mixing or put effects on lol
Josesn García Sánchez
Josesn García Sánchez:
la formacion original, si señor
The song sounds very different here for some reason.
Raphael Agosto
Raphael Agosto:
Good old days...