Retro collects all of New Order's best-known singles, along with remixes, live tracks, and album cuts, and tidily organizes them into four themed discs.

Retro collects all of New Order's best-known singles, along with remixes, live tracks, and album cuts, and tidily organizes them into four themed discs. The hits CD has the familiar fare: "True Faith," "Bizarre Love Triangle," the 12-inch remix of "Blue Monday," and so forth. The remixes disc boasts the famed Shep Pettibone reworking of "Bizarre" as well as six mixes previously unreleased in the U.S. Fans will probably be most interested in the live CD, which pulls together performances dating back to the 1981 Glastonbury Festival. While Retro doesn't boast any unreleased studio tracks, it does present a cohesive summary of New Order's career. Collectors take heed: The limited-edition package comes with a bonus disc of nine tracks, including the full 17-minute version of "Elegia." Retro paves the way for New Order's single-disc best-of, International, which arrives Jan. 28.—KC