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Peter Hook & The Light Announce ‘Joy Division: A Celebration’ Dates For 2023

Peter Hook & The Light Announce ‘Joy Division: A Celebration’ Dates For 2023

The shows start in Edinburgh on April 13 and wrap in Somerset on April 29 next.

Best Reissues Of 2022: 30 Essential Releases Of The Year So Far
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Best Reissues Of 2022: 30 Essential Releases Of The Year So Far

The best reissues of 2022 bring must-have classic albums back into view for long-term collectors and curious newcomers alike.

She’s Lost Control: How Joy Division Let Loose Their Creative Genius
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She’s Lost Control: How Joy Division Let Loose Their Creative Genius

So good they recorded it twice, Joy Division’s She’s Lost Control is a stark post-punk classic that still sounds like the future.

Komakino: How Joy Division’s Freebie Flexi Disc Bent The Rules
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Komakino: How Joy Division’s Freebie Flexi Disc Bent The Rules

Initially intended to be a giveaway for fans, Joy Division’s three-track Komakino single is now a collector’s item.

‘Unknown Pleasures’: How Joy Division Created A Timeless Debut Album
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‘Unknown Pleasures’: How Joy Division Created A Timeless Debut Album

Dark, enigmatic and compelling, Joy Division’s debut album, ‘Unknown Pleasures’, has retained its allure in the decades since its release.

How The Stiff Test/Chiswick Challenge Saved Joy Division’s Career
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How The Stiff Test/Chiswick Challenge Saved Joy Division’s Career

Like ‘The X Factor’ for punks, the Stiff Test/Chiswick Challenge got Joy Division noticed and led to the creation of Factory Records.

“It Urged Us To Carry On”: Remembering Joy Division’s Live Debut In 1978
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“It Urged Us To Carry On”: Remembering Joy Division’s Live Debut In 1978

Ian Curtis was almost banned from the venue, and their support act started a fight, but Joy Division’s live debut birthed the post-punk era.

Still: Why Joy Division’s Archival Collection Continues To Endure
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Still: Why Joy Division’s Archival Collection Continues To Endure

Released following Ian Curtis’ death, ‘Still’ proves that Joy Division’s outtakes and rarities stack up against most bands’ A-grade material.

All The Cold Facts: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Joy Division
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All The Cold Facts: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Joy Division

Think you know everything about these post-punk pioneers? Here are ten Joy Division facts that may surprise you…

Closer: The Triumph And Tragedy Of Joy Division’s Final Album
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Closer: The Triumph And Tragedy Of Joy Division’s Final Album

Hauntingly beautiful, Joy Division’s ‘Closer’ isn’t just a landmark record, it’s a simply timeless work of art.

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