"Crystal" was the first single to be released from the 2001 New Order album Get Ready, which entered the UK charts at number 8.
Backing vocals for the track are provided by Dawn Zee, who regularly tours with the band.
The song is tuned flat. Whenever New Order performs this song live, the song's key is a semitone up.
Singer/guitarist Bernard Sumner originally gifted the song to German record label Mastermind for…
We're like crystal, we break easy
I'm a poor man if you leave me
I'm applauded then forgotten
It was summer now it's autumn