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In A Lonely Place is a song by New Order. It is only one of two songs that was originally written by Joy Division, the other being Ceremony. It appears on the Substance compilation. In A Lonely Place is B-side to the single Ceremony. It is sung by Bernard Sumner.

The song features the use of a laser, an electronic instrument that the band did not use, and admittedly were in awe of.


Caressing the marble and stone
Love that was special for one
The waste and the fever and hate
How I wish you were here with me now.

The body that kills and hides
Matches an awful delight
Warm like a dog 'round your feet
How I wish you were here with me now.

The hangman looks 'round as he waits
Gullet stretches tight and it breaks
Someday we will die in your dreams
How I wish we were here with you now.


New Order - In A Lonely Place (Original Version)