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New Order to Premiere Exclusively on the HDNet Concert Series

November 13, 2008

DALLAS, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ — WHAT: The HDNet Concert series presents the enormously influential band New Order, exclusively in HD on Sunday, November 16, 8:00 p.m. ET. Rising from the ashes of Manchester’s legendary Joy Division, New Order regrouped and triumphed as one of the 1980′s most important new wave bands — the song “Blue Monday” is the best-selling 12″ of all time.

The group’s pioneering fusion of new wave aesthetics and dance music successfully bridged the gap between the two worlds, creating a distinctively thoughtful and oblique brand of synth pop appealing equally to the mind, body, and soul. These godfathers of indie rock are captured during their first full UK tour in a decade. Filmed over two nights in October 2006 before a raucous sell-out crowd at the Glasgow Academy, New Order plays new material as well as their classic hits including “Blue Monday,”"True Faith,” and the seminal “Love Will Tear Us Apart (Again).”

   WHEN:  Sunday, November 16, 8:00 p.m. ET on HDNet    About HDNet  

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