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.
Initially intended to be a giveaway for fans, Joy Division’s three-track Komakino single is now a collector’s item.
Dark, enigmatic and compelling, Joy Division’s debut album, ‘Unknown Pleasures’, has retained its allure in the decades since its release.
Like ‘The X Factor’ for punks, the Stiff Test/Chiswick Challenge got Joy Division noticed and led to the creation of Factory Records.
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.
Released following Ian Curtis’ death, ‘Still’ proves that Joy Division’s outtakes and rarities stack up against most bands’ A-grade material.
Think you know everything about these post-punk pioneers? Here are ten Joy Division facts that may surprise you…
Hauntingly beautiful, Joy Division’s ‘Closer’ isn’t just a landmark record, it’s a simply timeless work of art.
Joy Division’s much-missed singer, Ian Curtis, was an unforgettable performer with dextrous lyrical skills which are still unsurpassed.
Though initially overshadowed by Ian Curtis’ tragic suicide, Love Will Tear Us Apart is a truly life-affirming piece of introspective pop.
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