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Musician, Writer, and Graphic Designer LD Beghtol Lists His Favorite New Order Tracks

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LD Beghtol has made gallons of music with his projects Flare/Flare Acoustic Arts League, LD & the New Criticism, moth wranglers, and his newest band, LD&CO. He was a featured vocalist on The Magnetic Fields’ 1999 opus, 69 Love Songs.

In 2006, Beghtol published a book on 69 Love Songs, as a part of Continuum’s esteemed series of little books about big albums, 33 1/3. And his upcoming projects include books about Diamanda Galas and Low, a chapbook of short stories with Mike Freiheit, and a comic with Scott Sosebee.

Beghtol’s new project – Harsh Embrace, with Bryin Dall of Thee Majesty – will debut in December.

To honor Peter Hook & The Light’s November tour of North America, Beghtol submitted a list of his favorite New Order songs.

“Age of Consent,” Power, Corruption & Lies, 1983

 

“Ceremony” (12-inch version, featuring Gillian Gilbert), Single, 1981

 

“Dreams Never End,” Movement, 1981

 

“Every Little Counts,” Brotherhood, 1986

 

“Everything’s Gone Green” (12-inch version), Single, 1981

 

“Leave Me Alone,” Power, Corruption & Lies, 1983

 

“Love Vigilantes,” Low-Life, 1985

 

“Murder,” Single, 1984

 

“Regret,” Republic, 1993

 

“Vanishing Point,” Technique, 1989

 

“Your Silent Face,” Power, Corruption & Lies, 1983