I likely came to this song via the stripped-bare cover by exclamation-pointed folk-singer Frente! It was the mid-nineties, alongside Criss Cross and OPP. Frente!’s cover may have played at my grade 9 dance, while I held a girl by the hips at arm's length and sweat through my red crushed velvet jacket.
Today I’m loyal to New Order’s original. Those layered synths! That soft escalation of heavenly arpeggios before each chorus!
As soon as this song played I thanked the CBC or CKUA and knew I had to cover it.Read More