"Regret" is a song by Britishalternative rock band New Order. It was released in April 1993 as the lead single from their album of the same year, Republic. Stephen Hague is credited as both the producer and as a co-writer. It was also the first single released under London Records following the collapse of Factory Records.
The single was released in a variety of formats around the world. The B-side of the single differed in the various releases, but all were remixes of "Regret", including the "Fire Island Mix", and "Junior Dub" by Pete Heller and Terry Farley, and two Sabres of Paradise mixes. Peter Care directed a music video for the song; the video appears on the "Regret" promotional VHS, as well as a DVD collection.
In 2010 Pitchfork Media included the song at number 34 on their Top 200 Tracks of the 90s.Peter Hook has said that “Regret” was the last good New Order song.
The band filmed a performance of the song for Top of the Pops from the beach where Baywatch was filmed, featuring David Hasselhoff and various extras in the background. The band's performance was directed by notable music video and feature film director Thomas Mignone.
The song was covered by the American rock band The Get Up Kids and released on their compilation album Eudora in 2001. It was also covered by Greek synthpop band Marsheaux on their 2006 album Peekaboo.