New Order frontman Bernard Sumner joined the pop band The Killers on stage last night at the Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago. The collaboration was a performance of the Joy Division song “Shadowplay.” The grumpy Sumner is currently recovering from a fractured leg that hasn’t slowed the current New Order U.S. tour. The classic Joy Division tune has always been a staple in The Killers sets. The Las Vegas band, that has recently taken the world by storm for no apparent reason… will amazingly celebrate the 10 year anniversary of “indie classic” Hot Fuss next year.
As promised, here’s an update on the upcoming New Order LP due out later this year. The self proclaimed “Next Sgt. Pepper’s Album” has been scrapped for an EP release instead that the band will begin working on when the kids go back to school in September…
Watch Sumner and The Killers “Shadowplay” here: