Out of ‘Control’

Idolator has the mp3 of The Killers’ version of Joy Division’s "Shadowplay" that reportedly plays over the closing credits of Anton Corjbin’s Ian Curtis biopic, Control. I was scared when I first heard about this, but I have to hand it to Brandon Flowers and company — it’s actually worse than I ever thought it could be.

The sad thing is, you know that New Order had to have approved this…but I bet Stephen Morris doesn’t like it. As previously mentioned, Control premieres at the Cannes Film Festival on May 17 but US audiences will have to wait until the Fall.


  1. as he clicked on the link, he thought to himself, "there is no way this is going to be good". in fact he knew it would be very, very bad. whether it was curiosity, morbid fascination or the need for self flagellation, he opened the link. recently clairvoyants, seers and other self-appointed prophets have been using world events to signify the apocalypse, but nothing seemed to display the end of man better than what he heard next and as he listened, he began to weep.

  2. i heard that cover when they played it at the NME awards and it was so bad that it actually made me question the existance of mankind.

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