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"Everything's Gone Green"
Single by New Order
B-side "Cries and Whispers"
"Mesh"
Released December 1981
Format 12", CD (1990)
Genre Post-punk, Electropop, New Wave, Synthpop
Length 5:33
Label Factory - FBN 8
Writer(s) Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert
Producer Martin Hannett, New Order
New Order singles chronology
"Procession"
(1981)
"Everything's Gone Green"
(1981)
"Temptation"
(1982)

"Everything's Gone Green" is a single released by British group New Order in December 1981. It was only released in Belgium on Factory's Benelux sub-label and bears the catalogue number FBNL 8.

It is supposedly the first song by the group to contain computer-generated sounds. The song had already been released in an edited form, as a B-side on the single "Procession" in September of the same year.

Two original songs, "Cries and Whispers" and "Mesh" are included as B-sides. The track names of the B-sides are correctly identified on the label, but are in the wrong order on the sleeve. This led to their being misidentified on subsequent releases; for example, the track identified as "Mesh" on the CD version of the Substance compilation is actually "Cries and Whispers". All three tracks appear together on the cassette version of Substance.

All tracks were produced by Martin Hannett, this being the last work he did with New Order.

Both "Everything's Gone Green" and "Mesh" also appear on the 1981-1982 EP, along with the tracks from the "Temptation" 12". The EP was released in 1982. The cover artwork was designed by Martha Ladly for which she won a design award.

All three songs on this single have been remastered and appear on the 2008 Collector's Edition of the 1981 album Movement.

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Track listing

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12": Factory Benelux FBNL 8

  1. "Everything's Gone Green" – 5:33
  2. "Cries and Whispers" – 3:25
  3. "Mesh" – 3:00

Released in Belgium only.

Chart positions

Chart (1981) Peak
Position
UK Indie singles 3

References

http://www.neworderonline.com/Music/Release.aspx?ReleaseID=32

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Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikiquote


Everything's Gone Green is a 2006 Canadian comedy film starring Paulo Costanzo, directed by Paul Fox and written by Douglas Coupland. The film has been rated R for some language, sexual material and drug content.

The film was produced by Radke Films and True West Films. The distributor is ThinkFilm in Canada, and Shoreline Entertainment elsewhere.

This movie, Coupland's first screenplay, won the award for best Canadian feature film at 2006’s Vancouver International Film Festival.[1]

    • Ryan: You went into the system and read my poetry? Even I don't read it!
    • Boss: Let me guess: You don't like it here.
    • Ryan: No! It's not here I don't like, it's more like what we do.
    • Boss: And what is it we do, Ryan?
    • Ryan: Well, basically we push electrons around with a stick.

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