"Procession" is the second single by British group New Order, released in September 1981 on 7" vinyl record. The single's Factory Records catalogue number is FAC 53.
Compared to the band's previous single "Ceremony", this one shows the band in an intermediate position between post-punk Joy Division and light electropop New Order. The lighter pop optimism, with a strong emphasis on rhythm, overcomes the song's gloomy title, "Procession". This "mixed message" may help to explain why the song remains… read more