Spooky (New Order song)

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For the classic song by Mike Sharpe, see Spooky (Classics IV song)
"Spooky"
Spooky - New Order.jpg
Single by New Order
from the album Republic
Released 6 December 1993
Format 12", CD
Recorded 1992
Genre Alternative dance
Length 4:43
Label London
Songwriter(s) Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert, Stephen Hague[1]
Producer(s) New Order, Stephen Hague
New Order singles chronology
"World (The Price of Love)"
(1993)
"Spooky"
(1993)
"True Faith-94"
(1994)
"World (The Price of Love)"
(1993)
"Spooky"
(1993)
"True Faith-94"
(1994)

"Spooky" is a song by New Order released in 1993 and the final single from their 1993 album Republic. It would be their last single proper until 2001's "Crystal".

CD one featured remixes by Fluke, while CD two featured remixes by Paul van Dyk and Tony Garcia. Several different versions exist, notably the Singles album featured a different edit of "Spooky", which had not previously been available in the UK. The adoption of that version was problematic for some fans who felt that (like the Perfecto remix of "World") the Fluke Minimix of "Spooky" was the best single version. The promo video used the Fluke version. The 2016 re-release of Singles, which corrected many of the errors featured on the 2005 release, includes the Fluke Minimix.[2]

Apart from its appearance on the Singles album, "Spooky" is rarely included on New Order compilations; notably, it was not featured on 1994's best-of or the expansive Retro box set.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Gillian Gilbert, Stephen Hague, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris and Bernard Sumner.

CD #1: NUOCD 4 / Cassette: NUOMC 4 (UK & Europe)
No. Title Length
1. "Spooky" (Minimix) (Remixed by Fluke) 3:51
2. "Spooky" (Magimix) (Remixed by Fluke) 6:56
3. "Spooky" (Moulimix) (Remixed by Fluke) 5:49
4. "Spooky" (album version) 4:44
CD #2: NUOCDP 4 (UK & Europe)
No. Title Length
1. "Spooky" (Out of Order Mix) (Temixed by Paul van Dyk) 6:19
2. "Spooky" (Stadium Mix) (Remixed by Tony Garcia) 6:31
3. "Spooky" (NewOrder in Heaven) (Remixed by Paul van Dyk) 6:10
4. "Spooky" (Boo! Dub Mix) (Remixed by Tony Garcia) 4:56
5. "Spooky" (Stadium Instrumental) (Remixed by Tony Garcia) 6:32
12": NUOX 4 (UK & Europe)
No. Title Length
1. "Spooky" (Magimix) (Remixed by Fluke) 6:56
2. "Spooky" (Moulimix) (Remixed by Fluke) 5:49
3. "Spooky" (album version) 4:44
CD: 9 41313-2 (US)[3]
No. Title Length
1. "Spooky" (radio edit) 3:45
2. "Spooky" (Stadium Mix) (Remixed by Tony Garcia) 6:31
3. "Spooky" (Magimix) (Remixed by Fluke) 6:57
4. "Spooky" (Out of Order Mix) (Remixed by Paul Van Dyk) 4:56
5. "Spooky" (Night Tripper Mix) (Remixed by Tony Garcia) 7:03
6. "Spooky" (Moulimix) (Remixed by Fluke) 5:47
7. "Spooky" (New Order in Heaven Mix) (Remixed by Paul Van Dyk) 6:11
8. "Spooky" (Boo! Dub Mix) (Remixed by Tony Garcia) 4:56

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1993–94) Position
Australian ARIA Singles Chart[4] 233
UK Singles Chart[5] 22
US Hot Dance Music/Club Play 6
US Hot Dance Singles Sales 36

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ascap entry
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "NewOrder* - Spooky". Discogs. Retrieved 17 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "Response from ARIA re: chart inquiry, received 15 July 2015". Imgur.com. Retrieved 2016-09-21. 
  5. ^ "Official Charts > New Order". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 2016-09-21. 

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