Mar 182011

New Order, as you all know, rose from the ashes of Joy Division following the death of lead singer Ian Curtis. But imagine how things may have sounded had Curtis not died. Sure, you can picture him singing “Blue Monday”, but “Bizarre Love Triangle?” Not so much.

The release of “Temptation” marked the first real departure from the Joy Division aesthetic for the band. Now, the mysterious Jennifer Left (four songs on Soundcloud and a “coming soon” website) presents her radically made over version of the tune. Swapping an electro beat for bossa nova (think  “Girl From Ipanema”) and keyboards for glokenspiel, she makes the song her own. With this kind of talent, you’ll likely hear more of her in the future. Check it out below.

MP3: Jennifer Left – Temptation (New Order cover)
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Jennifer Left has other tracks on
Soundcloud and absolutely no information on her website!

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