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Joy Division - The Best Of (Double CD of singles and Peel sessions) £4.99 + Free Delivery @ HMV + Quidco
Joy Division - The Best Of (Double CD of singles and Peel sessions) £4.99 + Free Delivery @ HMV + Quidco

Joy Division - The Best Of (Double CD of singles and Peel sessions) £4.99 + Free Delivery @ HMV + Quidco

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This 'best of' collection catalogues seminal Manchester post-punk band Joy Division's brief but influential career. Having only recorded two studio albums 'Unknown Pleasures' and 'Closer', the band have left a lasting legacy which continues to inspire musicians to this day. There is a brooding intensity and mesmerising beauty about the songs which makes them timeless. From 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' to 'She's Lost Control' all the well-known tracks are here which makes it perfect for newcomers. Also included are recordings from the band's famed Peel session and the iconic performance on Something Else which will please ardent fans.

Disc: 1
1. Digital
2. Disorder
3. Shadowplay
4. New Dawn Fades
5. Transmission
6. Atmosphere
7. Dead Souls
8. She's lost control
9. Love will tear us apart
10. These days
11. 24 hours
12. Incubation
13. Isolation

Disc: 2
1. Exercice One (John Peel Show 31 Jan 79)
2. Insight (John Peel Show 31 Jan 79)
3. She's Lost Control (John Peel Show 31 Jan 79)
4. Transmission (John Peel Show 31 Jan 79)
5. Love Will Tear Us Apart (John Peel Show 26 Nov 79)
6. Twenty Four Hours (John Peel Show 26 Nov 79)
7. Colony (John Peel Show 26 Nov 79)
8. Sound of Music (John Peel Show 26 Nov 79)
9. Transmission (Recorded live for Something Else 4 Sept 79)
10. She's Lost Control (Recorded live for Something Else 4 Sept 79)
11. Ian Curtis and Stephen Morris Interviewed by Richard Skinner

27 Comments

Hot from me naturally....one of the most influential post punk bands, if not THE most influential, and a great introduction to them from any young music fan that is curious about the legacy that was Joy Division.

Curious NIN fans may like to note that the song "Dead Souls" is the very song NIN covered for the film soundtrack to "The Crow"

Still trying to find the unknown pleasures quilt cover meself

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Still trying to find the unknown pleasures quilt cover meself



:? Care to elaborate :?

cicobuff;4043961

:? Care to elaborate :?



Saw a picture on a BMX website a while back of a single quilt cover with the Unknown Pleasures design on it. Looks mint.

Never seen it since and assume it's not an actual for sale product but always like to mention it just in case anyone knows otherwise. I'll see if I can find the picture.

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Saw a picture on a BMX website a while back of a single quilt cover with … Saw a picture on a BMX website a while back of a single quilt cover with the Unknown Pleasures design on it. Looks mint.Never seen it since and assume it's not an actual for sale product but always like to mention it just in case anyone knows otherwise. I'll see if I can find the picture.




Wasn't sure whether your comment related to a duvet cover that had been done that I have not heard of, or whether it was an obscure joke relating to unknown pleasures in bed lol.

Sounds interesting, might be a bit too dark though for our kingsize bed in here lol.

Seems to have disappeared

This is cool though

http://a237.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/17/l_9d33e629dfb09d11376f50fb36aea6b4.jpg

Yeah, the only thing I have found is that TOP GOTH "used to" do Bands Duvet Covers, its in the menu section on the left of their website, but none available, maybe whoever on that BMX forum got it from that and that company no longer do duvet sets.

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rep for looking anyway :thumbsup:

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Seems to have disappearedThis is cool though



Bloody hell! Did he need to show his **** crack? It's nowhere near the tattoo! :?

Great find!
Joy division were the real thing.
Dead souls great track with one of the best intros ever.
Love will tear us apart peel session is my favorite version,shame 'Novelty' and 'At a later date' (warsaw) arent in the track listings there my favorite joy division tracks,love all the versions.
If you think you know something about music and you dont have anything by joy division then think again,you have to buy this,it should be manditory,the music sounds fresh now as it did back then and will never age,the songs are eternal.

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Great find!Joy division were the real thing.Dead souls great track with … Great find!Joy division were the real thing.Dead souls great track with one of the best intros ever.Love will tear us apart peel session is my favorite version,shame 'Novelty' and 'At a later date' (warsaw) arent in the track listings there my favorite joy division tracks,love all the versions.If you think you know something about music and you dont have anything by joy division then think again,you have to buy this,it should be manditory,the music sounds fresh now as it did back then and will never age,the songs are eternal.


Dead souls - Class! :thumbsup:

Just in case you missed it, check out the 2008 documentary 'joy division'. There was even stuff in it I hadn't seen before and I thought I'd seen it all. Brilliant doc.

imdb.com/tit…39/

and of course the bio film which is superb ('control')

imdb.com/tit…82/
HOT!

csiman;4046936

and of course the bio film which is superb … and of course the bio film which is superb ('control')http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0421082/HOT!



The film of the book by his widow Deborah
amazon.co.uk/exe…-21

Back on topic.
Every fan will already have all these tracks in numerous guises, but as an 'in' to this band for newbies, it's not a bad compilation.
HOT.

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offshorebairn;4047157

The film of the book by his widow … The film of the book by his widow Deborahhttp://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0571239560/findhotelinth-21Back on topic.Every fan will already have all these tracks in numerous guises, but as an 'in' to this band for newbies, it's not a bad compilation.HOT.


I have all the albums on vinyl / cd but wasn't aware the peel sessions were on any official releases :?

i have this but heat for it anyways...actually i need to get the book by his wife..this reminded me i have been after it for years...if anyone finds it cheap cheap please post xx

csiman;4047218

I have all the albums on vinyl / cd but wasn't aware the peel sessions … I have all the albums on vinyl / cd but wasn't aware the peel sessions were on any official releases :?



The Heart and Soul box set has them on, along with er.. everything else they ever did.

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fluffy-k;4047389

The Heart and Soul box set has them on, along with er.. everything else … The Heart and Soul box set has them on, along with er.. everything else they ever did.


thanks. explains why I haven't seen them out before as only have the original albums and the original JD book (paperback). Loads of concerts on tape somewhere (Eindhoven Effenaar etc.).

I was in a Joy Division covers band called 'Joy Diversion'. Our version of Ceremony was flippin amazing.

csiman;4047218

I have all the albums on vinyl / cd but wasn't aware the peel sessions … I have all the albums on vinyl / cd but wasn't aware the peel sessions were on any official releases :?



there was a cd of the 2nd cd on this comp released before but it was about £9 so this worth the money on that basis also i think the heart and soul comp didnt have all the peel session tracks on it ps should have heard their version of louis louis wow!

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seanjames;4048951

there was a cd of the 2nd cd on this comp released before but it was … there was a cd of the 2nd cd on this comp released before but it was about £9 so this worth the money on that basis also i think the heart and soul comp didnt have all the peel session tracks on it ps should have heard their version of louis louis wow!


Is the quality up to much on the peel sessions?

I have their version of louis louis somewhere. gonna have to dig it out as it was the dogs.

csiman;4049020

Is the quality up to much on the peel sessions?I have their version of … Is the quality up to much on the peel sessions?I have their version of louis louis somewhere. gonna have to dig it out as it was the dogs.



the first peel session is excellent the louis louis thing was an ad lib after their cover of sister ray at the moonlight club gig

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i have this but heat for it anyways...actually i need to get the book by … i have this but heat for it anyways...actually i need to get the book by his wife..this reminded me i have been after it for years...if anyone finds it cheap cheap please post xx



hotukdeals.com/ite…ah/

Available instore at HMV in their 2 CDs for £10 section.

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little ern;4052930

Available instore at HMV in their 2 CDs for £10 section.



Yeah, I generally find that instore HMV prices are more expensive than online:thumbsup:

Also theres a book by Paul Morley(newsnight review critic,author,journalist,musician,etc,etc) called joy division piece by piece.
http://www.plexusbooks.com/images/Covers120608/JoyDivCover%20(1).jpg
Great book by the NME journalist who was there at the beginning and end,his great reviews too.
Always loved this iconic image of the band taken by anton corbjin,who if a few of you dont know directed the film control,if anyone knows where you can buy this print let me know.
Yes the documentary is superb check it out.
Lets not forget the 5th member of joy division martin hannet.
uk.youtube.com/wat…Ni4
uk.youtube.com/wat…-rn

I'm getting this CD, and I already have all the tracks from disc 1. Disc 2 has the Peel Sessions which is what I'm after, and not only that, but the Transmission and She's Lost Control from "Something Else"

uk.youtube.com/wat…oVE - transmission from disc 2
uk.youtube.com/wat…ted - she's lost control

By the wa, they're fliiping awesome performances.

Well, considering my username, I'll guess I'll vote this one hot
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