New Order have unveiled the official video for ‘Restless’, the first single to be taken from their new album Music Complete.
Directed by acclaimed Spanish filmmakers NYSU, who have previously worked with Wild Beasts, Radiohead’s Philip Selway, and VCMG, its central narrative depicts the legend of Excalibur for the 21st Century. Scenes of debauchery, raves, and food fights creates an otherworldly utopia, underneath all of which lies a touching love story.
‘Restless’ is digitally available now, with a full remix package available from 9 October 2015. Full details to be announced in the coming weeks.
Music Complete is produced by New Order, except ‘Singularity’ and ‘Unlearn This Hatred’, both produced by Tom Rowlands. ‘Superheated’ features additional production by Stuart Price, ‘Plastic’ was mixed by Richard X.
Brandon Flowers provides vocals on ‘Superheated’, Iggy Pop features on ‘Stray Dog’ and Elly Jackson (La Roux) features on ‘Tutti Frutti’ and ‘People On The High Line’ and backing vocals on ‘Plastic’. Strings on the album, performed by the Manchester Camerata, are arranged by Joe Duddell.
New Order are: Bernard Sumner, Gillian Gilbert, Stephen Morris, Tom Chapman and Phil Cunningham
Long-term collaborator Peter Saville provides art direction.
Music Complete will be released on 25 September on CD, download and limited edition clear vinyl.
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