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"Thieves Like Us"
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Single by New Order
Non-album single
Single Released April 1984
Single Format Vinyl record (12")
Genre Synth pop
Song Length 6:36
Record label Factory
Producers New Order
Chart positions #18 (UK)
New Order single chronology
"Confusion"
1983
"Thieves Like Us"
1984
"Murder"
1984

Thieves Like Us is a single by British group New Order, released in April 1984 by Factory Records. It is named for the 1974 crime movie (Thieves Like Us at the Internet Movie Database), directed by Robert Altman. New Order are an English rock group formed in 1980 by the surviving members of Joy Division following the suicide of singer Ian Curtis. ... April is the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four with the length of 30 days. ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 33â…“ LP vinyl record album The vinyl record is a type of gramophone record, most popular from the 1950s to the 1990s, that was most commonly used for mass-produced recordings of music. ... Musical genres are categories which contain music which share a certain style or which have certain elements in common. ... Synth pop is a style of popular music in which the synthesizer is the dominant musical instrument. ... A record label is a brand created by companies that specialize in manufacturing, distributing and promoting audio and video recordings, on various formats including compact discs, LPs, DVD-Audio, SACDs, and cassettes. ... FAC 115: Factory Records Stationery (1984) Factory Records was a Manchester, England based record label, started in 1978 which featured several prominent musical acts, such as Joy Division, New Order, The Durutti Column, The Happy Mondays, and (briefly) James and Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) is (among many other tasks) primarily responsible for completing a master recording so that it is fit for mass production and commercial release. ... New Order are an English rock group formed in 1980 by the surviving members of Joy Division following the suicide of singer Ian Curtis. ... Confusion is a single released by British group New Order in August 1983 with the catalogue number FAC 93. ... 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... New Order are an English rock group formed in 1980 by the surviving members of Joy Division following the suicide of singer Ian Curtis. ... FAC 115: Factory Records Stationery (1984) Factory Records was a Manchester, England based record label, started in 1978 which featured several prominent musical acts, such as Joy Division, New Order, The Durutti Column, The Happy Mondays, and (briefly) James and Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark. ... 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... The Internet Movie Database (IMDb), owned by Amazon. ... Robert Altman Robert Bernard Altman (born February 20, 1925) is an American film director known for making films that are highly naturalistic, but with a somewhat skewed perspective. ...


The B-side was "Lonesome Tonight" and the catalogue number FAC 103. Both tracks appear on the group's 1987 Substance compilation. Substance a 1987 double album by New Order, grouping their best-known singles in their 12-inch versions, together with some songs that were previously unavailable. ...


Like many of their releases, the record was produced by the band, although the song was co-written by Arthur Baker. Arthur Baker was the creator of a distinctive and dramatic style of brush and pen calligraphy. ...


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Thieves Like Us was the second and last published novel written by Edward Anderson [1905-1969]. It was published in 1937 by Frederick A. Stokes. See: Crime Novels : American Noir of the 1930s and 40s by Robert Polito (editor), The Library of America [1997]. 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Anderson later sold the movie rights for $500. The first film version (black-and-white) produced by RKO Radio Pictures was called They Live by Night. (They Live by Night at the Internet Movie Database). It had a delayed premiere in 1950. Directed by Nicholas Ray (his first major directorial effort) and starring Farley Granger and Cathy O'Donnell, it was one of the classic noir crime films of its time. The classic logo of RKO Radio Pictures. ... The Internet Movie Database (IMDb), owned by Amazon. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nicholas Ray (born Raymond Nicholas Kienzle) (August 7, 1911–June 16, 1979) was an American film director. ... Granger with costar Ann Blyth in Our Very Own (1950). ... Cathy ODonnell as Keechie Mobley in They Live by Night Actress Cathy ODonnell (born Ann Steely July 6, 1923 - April 11, 1970) began her career on stage. ... Noir could refer to: Noir is the French language word for black. Film noir is a genre of movie. ...


A second film version (color) was later made by Robert Altman , and released by MGM/UA studios under the same title as the original book, Thieves Like Us. Robert Altman Robert Bernard Altman (born February 20, 1925) is an American film director known for making films that are highly naturalistic, but with a somewhat skewed perspective. ... Leo the Lion in the MGM logo Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or MGM, was, until 2005, a media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of cinema and television programs. ...


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Thieves Like Us - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (159 words)
Thieves Like Us is a single by British group New Order, released in April 1984 by Factory Records.
It is named for the 1974 crime movie Thieves Like Us, directed by Robert Altman.
Like many of their releases, the record was produced by the band, although the song was co-written by Arthur Baker during the New York sessions for "Confusion".
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