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New Order

Shellshock

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“Shellshock” is a single released by British group New Order in March 1986. The song appeared on the soundtrack to the movie Pretty in Pink of the same year. Production is credited to New Order and John Robie, and is loosely inspired by the 1983 Robie-produced R&B club hit, “One More Shot” - a studio project where Robie performed under the band name, C-Bank, and featuring vocals by Jenny Burton. The single had differing B-sides; in the UK (catalogue number: FAC 143) the 7” came with the recycled “Thieves Like Us Instrumental” which also turned up in the movie Pretty in Pink (although not on the soundtrack), while the 12” had a remix titled “Shellcock”. The US release had the also previously released “Thieves Like Us”. The 12” boasts an extended version of the... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ The deeper you get, the sweeter the pain ... It's never enough until your heart stops beating ... Don't give up the game until your heart stops beating

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More songs by New Order (See Charts): People On The High Line, The Perfect Kiss, Thieves Like Us, Temptation, Crystal, True Faith, Sunrise, Ceremony, Blue Monday, and Bizarre Love Triangle.

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