Substance (compilation album) by New Order

Substance by New Order
(Compilation album)
Year: 1987
Overall rank: 602nd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 431 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1987 (13th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 1980s (93rd)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (602nd)
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New Order bestography

Substance is ranked 3rd best out of 29 albums by New Order on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by New Order is Power, Corruption & Lies which is ranked number 262 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 7,602.

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Rating: 92 (135 votes)Comments: 2
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Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 431 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 83.4/100, a mean average of 81.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 83.7/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.9.

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80/100
From 04/15/2021 22:08
Só acertos, poucas bandas podem dizer isso!
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From 04/10/2021 01:45
One of only a few 'greatest hits' albums that is really important within the context of an artist's career, since it was released at their peak, collecting all those seminal 12" singles as they evolved their sound and pushed musically boundaries. Disc 2 that other comments refer to is all the B-sides from those singles. These are not on the original vinyl release which just has the A-sides, only on the CD release. For the cassette it was optional - you could either buy it with or without the B-sides!
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From 01/27/2021 23:46
First disc has banger after banger after banger
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From 09/22/2020 08:58
This was enormous during the 80’s. had on cassette and was overplayed in my Walkman
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From 01/22/2019 21:50
Great compilation. Like someone below said, this band was well ahead of the curve.
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From 09/03/2018 22:36
“Blue Monday” was so ahead of its time, it’s not even fair.
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From 07/22/2018 13:05
One of the best compilation album ever
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From 03/18/2018 22:03
Disc 1 is fantastic, not a bad song. Disc 2 is a little annoying with all of the instrumentals, which are not all bad, and the remixes, which are also all not bad, but with the actual songs in Disc 2 like Procession and In a Lonely Place, it is annoying to have to listen to the remixes and instrumentals.
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From 11/26/2017 09:48
just picked this up from a record fair. Been playing this all night. Had forgotten how good it is. A must for fans of post-punk dance music.
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From 09/04/2017 21:47
Disc 1 is certainly better than disc 2 but wow, overall what a great compilation, one of the GoT for sure.
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