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ON THIS DAY, 1987...

On the 17th of August 1987, New Order released the compilation album 'Substance'. The record contains a selection of the band's singles and popular tracks, along with some new material.


The album showcases New Order's blend of post-punk, new wave, and electronic music styles, and it has been highly regarded as a definitive collection of the band's work.


The album features some of New Order's most iconic tracks, including 'Blue Monday', 'Bizarre Love Triangle', 'True Faith', and 'Temptation'. These songs are known for their innovative use of electronic instrumentation and catchy melodies.


'Substance' was well-received by both fans and critics, and it played a significant role in establishing New Order as one of the pioneering bands in the alternative dance and electronic music scenes of the 1980s.


The compilation was released in various formats, including a double LP, a single cassette, and a double CD. The CD version included additional remixes and extended versions of some tracks.


'Substance' remains a celebrated compilation album that showcases New Order's influential contributions to the music landscape of the 1980s and beyond.

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