Music Video of the Day: Blue Monday, covered by Orgy (1998, dir by ????)

Since yesterday’s music video of the day was New Order’s first video for Blue Monday, it seems only appropriate that today’s video should be for Orgy’s cover of the same song.  I’m usually not a huge fan of covers but Orgy brings their own unique interpretation to the song.


Music Video of the Day: Blue Monday by New Order (1983, dir by ????)

With Sunday’s release of the trailer for Wonder Woman 1984, the choice for today’s music video of the day is an obvious one.  The trailer is memorably scored to New Order’s Blue Monday and the song even trended on twitter as a result.  It’s a good song so here’s the video.

This is apparently the first of four different videos that were released, over the years, for Blue Monday.  Val previously wrote about the 1988 version.  This version is from 1983 and it’s definitely very much a product of the 80s.  The song’s timeless, though.

I know there’s several interpretation as to what this song is about.  I assume it’s about death but then again, that’s kind of my default interpretation as far as lyrics go.


Here’s The Trailer for Wonder Woman 1984!

It’s here!

Here’s the trailer for Wonder Woman 1984, which looks wonderful!  I mean, seriously — Wonder Woman and the 80s!?  How can’t you love that?

Other things I like about this trailer:

  1. It doesn’t give away too much of the plot!
  2. Wonder Woman using her tiara as a boomerang!
  3. A battle in the White House!
  4. The clothes!  The cars!
  5. Chris Pine is back!
  6. The perfect use of New Order’s Blue Monday as the trailer’s soundtrack.  Hopefully, this won’t be a case where a song only appears in the trailer!

Now, just from looking online, I can see that some people are already trying to do the whole “here’s the political subtext of Wonder Woman 1984” thing but you know what?  There will be time for that later.  You’ve got a while to go before the movie comes out so, if you’re so obsessed with politics that you have to bring it into everything, you’ll have plenty of time to do that and bore everyone silly with your analysis.  For now, let’s all just enjoy the damn trailer!