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* TextlessAlbumCover: A reproduction of the painting "A Basket of Roses" by French artist Henri Fantin-Latour. The only thing remotely close to text is the series of colored squares in the upper-right corner, which a decoder on the back cover decrypts as "FACT 75," the record's Creator/FactoryRecords catalog number. Qwest's U.S. CD reissue added the band name and title to the cover, while the label simply tacked a transparent sticker onto the vinyl version.

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* TextlessAlbumCover: A reproduction of the painting "A Basket of Roses" by French artist Henri Fantin-Latour. The only thing remotely close to text is the series of colored squares in the upper-right corner, which a decoder on the back cover decrypts as "FACT 75," the record's Creator/FactoryRecords catalog number. Qwest's U.S. CD reissue added the band name and title to the cover, while the label simply tacked a transparent sticker onto the vinyl version.version, similar to a Music/PinkFloyd album.


''Power, Corruption & Lies'' is the second studio album by Music/NewOrder, released in 1983 through Creator/FactoryRecords. Many listeners see it as their best; it's definitely a SurprisinglyImprovedSequel to ''Music/{{Movement}}'', fully establishing the band as a unique artistic entity, no longer in thrall to the specter of Music/JoyDivision. Though the band was not yet New Wave, as it were, this album marks the point where they fully and effectively embraced [[SynthPop synthesizers and drum machines]].

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''Power, Corruption & Lies'' is the second studio album by Music/NewOrder, released in 1983 through Creator/FactoryRecords. Many listeners see it as their best; it's definitely a SurprisinglyImprovedSequel to ''Music/{{Movement}}'', fully establishing the band as a unique artistic entity, no longer in thrall to the specter of Music/JoyDivision. Though the band was not yet New Wave, as it were, fully figured out their brand of AlternativeDance, having only just recently invented the genre, this album marks the point where they fully and effectively embraced [[SynthPop synthesizers and drum machines]].


The first release didn't include their BreakthroughHit "Blue Monday", which was only available as a single (in part due to being recorded after the sessions for the album). This notably caused so much confusion over listeners who got into New Order via "Blue Monday" that Factory eventually started shipping copies of ''Power, Corruption & Lies'' with a sticker on the shrinkwrap reading "DOES NOT CONTAIN 'BLUE MONDAY'". The American cassette and CD releases added the song, along with its BSide "The Beach," to the track list.

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The first release didn't include their BreakthroughHit "Blue Monday", which was only available as a single (in part due to being recorded after the sessions for the album). This notably caused so much confusion over listeners who got into New Order via "Blue Monday" that Factory eventually started shipping copies of ''Power, Corruption & Lies'' with a sticker on the shrinkwrap reading "DOES NOT CONTAIN 'BLUE MONDAY'". The American cassette and CD releases by Qwest Records added the song, along with its BSide "The Beach," to the track list.



# "Blue Monday" (7:32)[[labelnote:*]]Added in reissues[[/labelnote]]

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# "Blue Monday" (7:32)[[labelnote:*]]Added in reissues[[/labelnote]]Qwest Records' CD and cassette releases[[/labelnote]]



# "The Beach" (7:22)[[labelnote:*]]Added in reissues.[[/labelnote]]

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# "The Beach" (7:22)[[labelnote:*]]Added in reissues.[[/labelnote]]
Qwest's CD and cassette releases[[/labelnote]]


[[caption-width-right:350:The cover is a reproduction of the painting "A Basket of Roses" by French artist Henri Fantin-Latour. Note the colored squares in the upper-right corner.[[note]]There's a decoder on the back cover; this particular set of squares decrypts into FACT 75, the record's Factory catalog number.[[/note]]]]

''Power, Corruption & Lies'' is the second studio album by Music/NewOrder, released in 1983 through Factory Records. Many listeners see it as their best; it's definitely a SurprisinglyImprovedSequel to ''Music/{{Movement}}'', fully establishing the band as a unique artistic entity, no longer in thrall to the specter of Music/JoyDivision. Though the band was not yet New Wave, as it were, this album marks the point where they fully and effectively embraced [[SynthPop synthesizers and drum machines]].

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[[caption-width-right:350:The cover is a reproduction of the painting "A Basket of Roses" by French artist Henri Fantin-Latour. Note the colored squares in the upper-right corner.[[note]]There's a decoder on the back cover; [[caption-width-right:350:''"I saw you this particular set of squares decrypts into FACT 75, the record's Factory catalog number.[[/note]]]]

morning, I though that you might like to know; I received your message in full a few days ago..."'']]

''Power, Corruption & Lies'' is the second studio album by Music/NewOrder, released in 1983 through Factory Records.Creator/FactoryRecords. Many listeners see it as their best; it's definitely a SurprisinglyImprovedSequel to ''Music/{{Movement}}'', fully establishing the band as a unique artistic entity, no longer in thrall to the specter of Music/JoyDivision. Though the band was not yet New Wave, as it were, this album marks the point where they fully and effectively embraced [[SynthPop synthesizers and drum machines]].



!! You're not the kind that needs to tell me/about the tropes and the bees:

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!! You're not the kind that needs to tell me/about the tropes and the bees:You've caught me at a bad time, so why don't you trope off:



* TextlessAlbumCover: See above. Qwest's U.S. CD reissue added the band name and title to the cover, while the label simply tacked a transparent sticker onto the vinyl version.

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* TextlessAlbumCover: See above.A reproduction of the painting "A Basket of Roses" by French artist Henri Fantin-Latour. The only thing remotely close to text is the series of colored squares in the upper-right corner, which a decoder on the back cover decrypts as "FACT 75," the record's Creator/FactoryRecords catalog number. Qwest's U.S. CD reissue added the band name and title to the cover, while the label simply tacked a transparent sticker onto the vinyl version.


** The back cover artwork uses a similar floppy disk motif to the "Blue Monday" 12-inch.

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** The back cover artwork uses a similar floppy disk and secret code motif to the "Blue Monday" 12-inch.


* CallBack: "Leave Me Alone" uses the same chord progression (on bass, at least) as "Shadowplay" from Joy Division's ''Music/UnknownPleasures'', albeit in a different key and slowed down a little.

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* CallBack: CallBack:
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"Leave Me Alone" uses the same chord progression (on bass, at least) as "Shadowplay" from Joy Division's ''Music/UnknownPleasures'', albeit in a different key and slowed down a little.little.
** The back cover artwork uses a similar floppy disk motif to the "Blue Monday" 12-inch.


* TextlessAlbumCover: See above. Qwest's U.S. CD reissue added the band name and title to the cover, while the label simply tacked a sticker onto the vinyl version.

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* TextlessAlbumCover: See above. Qwest's U.S. CD reissue added the band name and title to the cover, while the label simply tacked a transparent sticker onto the vinyl version.


* SiameseTwinSongs: "Blue Monday" and "The Beach". They are the same track, but "The Beach" alternates sounds and voices throughout the song. Not surprisingly, they were released as an A-side and B-side.

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* SiameseTwinSongs: "Blue Monday" and "The Beach". They are the same track, but "The Beach" alternates sounds and voices throughout the song. Not surprisingly, they were originally released as an A-side and B-side.B-side on the same 12" single.


! '''''You're not the kind that needs to tell me/about the tropes and the bees''''':

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! '''''You're !! You're not the kind that needs to tell me/about the tropes and the bees''''':bees:


* TextlessAlbumCover: See above. Qwest's U.S. reissue did, however, add the band name and title to the cover.

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* TextlessAlbumCover: See above. Qwest's U.S. CD reissue did, however, add added the band name and title to the cover.cover, while the label simply tacked a sticker onto the vinyl version.


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cover is a reproduction of the painting "A Basket of Roses" by French artist Henri Fantin-Latour. Note the colored squares in the upper-right corner.[[note]]There's a decoder on the back cover; this particular set of squares decrypts into FACT 75, the record's Factory catalog number.[[/note]]]]


''Power, Corruption & Lies'' is the second studio album by Music/NewOrder, released in 1983 through Factory Records. Many listeners see it as their best; it's definitely a SurprisinglyImprovedSequel to ''Movement'', fully establishing the band as a unique artistic entity, no longer in thrall to the specter of Music/JoyDivision. Though the band was not yet New Wave, as it were, this album marks the point where they fully and effectively embraced [[SynthPop synthesizers and drum machines]].

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''Power, Corruption & Lies'' is the second studio album by Music/NewOrder, released in 1983 through Factory Records. Many listeners see it as their best; it's definitely a SurprisinglyImprovedSequel to ''Movement'', ''Music/{{Movement}}'', fully establishing the band as a unique artistic entity, no longer in thrall to the specter of Music/JoyDivision. Though the band was not yet New Wave, as it were, this album marks the point where they fully and effectively embraced [[SynthPop synthesizers and drum machines]].


Weirdly, the first release didn't include their BreakthroughHit "Blue Monday", which was only available as a single. The American cassette and CD releases added the song, along with its BSide "The Beach," to the track list.

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Weirdly, the The first release didn't include their BreakthroughHit "Blue Monday", which was only available as a single.single (in part due to being recorded after the sessions for the album). This notably caused so much confusion over listeners who got into New Order via "Blue Monday" that Factory eventually started shipping copies of ''Power, Corruption & Lies'' with a sticker on the shrinkwrap reading "DOES NOT CONTAIN 'BLUE MONDAY'". The American cassette and CD releases added the song, along with its BSide "The Beach," to the track list.


* ShoutOut: "Ultraviolence" to ''Literature/AClockworkOrange''.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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"Ultraviolence" to ''Literature/AClockworkOrange''.''Literature/AClockworkOrange''.
** The album cover appropriates the Ignace-Henri-Théodore Fantin-Latour painting "A Basket of Roses".

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* RegionalBonus: The American cassette and CD releases featured "Blue Monday" and "The Beach" as bonus tracks.

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