JOY DIVISION: Unknown Pleasures LP (180gr vinyl)
Limited 180 gram audiophile vinyl LP repressing of this album by the Manchester post-punk icons featuring the original Peter Saville designed packaging. 1979s Unknown Pleasures features such landmark songs as New Dawn Fades Shes Lost Control and Disorder. Originally named Warsaw the band consisted of singer Ian Curtis guitarist and keyboardist Bernard Sumner bassist Peter Hook and drummer Stephen Morris. Formed by Sumner and Hook right after they attended a Sex Pistols gig Joy Division transcended their punk roots to develop a sound and style that made them one of the pioneers of the post-punk movement. In May 1980 on the eve of the bands debut American tour Curtis aged 23 committed suicide. After Curtiss death the remaining members continued as New Order achieving critical and commercial success. Today Joy Division are seen as one of the most influential bands of the late 1970s.
A2 Day Of The Lords
A5 New Dawn Fades
B1 She’s Lost Control
B5 I Remember Nothing