Yuck Does New Order’s ‘Age of Consent’ [VIDEO]

Posted on: September 19th, 2013 at 11:35 am by
Yuck/Photo courtesy of Force Field PR

Yuck/Photo courtesy of Force Field PR

We adore New Order, so when this little gem of a cover from London indie rockers Yuck came our way, we couldn’t have been more pleased.

Captured during a live recording session at the legendary RAK Studios in Northwest London, Yuck’s interpretation of the Manchester band’s 1983 cult favorite – as originally heard on their impeccable Power, Corruption & Lies LP — is filmed in 360-style. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself swirling around wherever you are when you watch. Vocalist/guitarist Max Bloom sounds remarkably akin to Bernard Sumner, too, which leaves us swooning, of course. Plus, get a glimpse at the band’s new guitarist Ed Hayes.

If you want more, Yuck is set to release their sophomore album, Glow & Behold, via Fat Possum on October 1. And their “Age of Consent” bit will appear as the B-side to the “Middle Sea” seven-inch single.

Catch ‘em at CMJ, kicking off the week of October 16!

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