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It was released as a inch single on 7 March through Factory Records and later as a 7-inch single through Tonpress in Poland in The 12" single was backed with a primarily instrumental version of the song entitled "The Beach" on the B-side. The single's unique packaging was designed by Peter Saville and Brett Wickens. The front cover features no words, but instead has code in the form of coloured blocks that reads out the artist, song, and label information, once deciphered. The original single was a commercial hit, making the top 10 in many countries. In New Zealand, it peaked at number 2 and spent 74 weeks spread across three calendar years in the top The remix reached number 3 on the British chart, number 4 on the Australian chart, and topped the dance chart in the United States.
The discography of New Order , an English rock band, consists of 10 studio albums , 12 compilation albums , five live albums , five extended plays EPs , 44 singles , 12 video releases , 37 music videos and a number of soundtrack appearances. The group began life as a continuation of their former incarnation Joy Division. Joy Division had disbanded after the death of the lead singer Ian Curtis. Gillian Gilbert , who was Morris' girlfriend at the time, soon joined the group and played guitar and keyboards. Remarkably, New Order's first eight singles released between and were not taken from any album. In most cases they were not even released as a 7-inch, but exclusively available in the radio-unfriendly inch format, an unusual approach for a pop-act in the eighties.
The song has been widely praised by fans and critics alike and has been ranked by Acclaimed Music as the 38th most acclaimed song of all time. The song has been remixed by the group twice — once in and again in The title of the song is also a reference to an illustration by author Kurt Vonnegut.