Which band did True Faith sing

New Order - True Faith

Year: 1986
Length: 4:48
Album: Substance 1987
Label: Factory

ForNew order "True Faith" was the first noteworthy commercially successful single. To make "True Faith" more playable for radio stations, the producer workedSteven Hague invited the band to defuse the text before it was published. The line of text "Now that we've grown up together / They're all taking drugs with me" has been changed to "They're afraid of what they see" fear reality).

The B-side of the single, "1963", showed fans of the band that the band's initial problems in songwriting and singing were far behind. As the band's original vocalist,Ian Curtis1980 Committed suicide, the band had in fromJoy Division inNew orderrenamed. In 1980 and1981 the new formation had big problems for the singerBernard Sumner to establish. At the same time was missingNew order a good copywriter. In particular, the first records lacked depth in terms of content. "1963" now proves that the band had got these problems under control.

The record company decided that "True Faith" was the stronger title. Through this decision it becameNew order positioned again more clearly in the direction of "dance". Some band members weren't very happy with that.Peter Hook, which often provoked conflicts in the following years, preferred to stick to the old approach. On the first records he could still singfor example with the legendary song "Dreams Never End".