Top 10 Joy Division Songs

I’ve always been more of a New Order fan in the chain of things. But recently Joy Division has spoken to me more than ever. More in the production side of things with Martin Hannett than the dreadfully sad lyrics from Ian Curtis. Punk, in my eyes was pretty much dead by the time their debut LP, Unknown Pleasures was released. This allowed punk to die. They put it in the grave and but let it evolve and change in to something else.

Bernard Sumner’s gave us his trademark gentle yet angular leads. Stephen Morris gave us drum-machine-precise beats, while pushing the envelope with electronic triggers. Peter Hook revolutionized the way a bass should be played. And well Ian Curtis was just sadly misunderstood. It’s simply tragic, really.

  1. Digital (Substance)

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  2. Interzone (Unknown Pleasures)
  3. Ceremony (Still)

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  4. Isolation (Closer)
  5. Disorder (Unknown Pleasures)
  6. Warsaw (Warsaw)
  7. She’s Lost Control (Unknown Pleasures)
  8. Transmission (Substance)

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  9. Dead Souls (Licht und Blindheit single)

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  10. Love Will Tear Us Apart (Love Will Tear Us Apart single)

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