Does New Order playing a Joy Division song count as a cover? I’ve never been sure about that. Let’s spend the next 15 minutes thinking about the meaning of the word “cover,” and music ownership…welcome back. Last night in New York, Iggy Pop teamed up with New Order for a performance of “Love Will Tear You Apart,” which may or may not have been a cover, depending on what you spent the last 15 minutes thinking about.
Chew on that like it’s Iggy Pop’s Slim Jim skin.