Jonathan Demme and crew create an unusual promo video for New Order’s 1985 single, eschewing the recorded version for a carefully composed/edited, live-sound run-through of the song shot in the band’s practice space.
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Thank you so much to whomever submitted this one to the database! Even considering a few film titles I quite like, nothing come closer to these videos he directed for New Order one of my all-time favorite bands. I loved how he used real tight shots of Hook, Gilbert, Sumner and Morris (Medium-shots, Close-ups etc) and then worked his way to wider shots by the end of the song. Loved the Joy Division poster as well. </3