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Joy Division

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Joy Division, a band once described as a punk infected hard rock was founded in 1976 and ended abruptly in 1980.

They were based out of Salford, England and were considered Gothic rock or Post-punk. The band ended when front man and guitarist took his own life.

Incredibly, but as seen throughout history, Artists with that something special are often more appreciated posthumous. The release of their second and final album had a single titled “Love Will Tear Us Apart”. It was the bands highest charting releases.

Genre

Post-punk, gothic rock

Labels

Factory
Enigma
Virgin
Anonymous
Fast Product
Sordide Sentimentale

Artist Website Link: http://joydivisionofficial.com/

Discography

Studio Albums
Unknown Pleasures (1979)
Closer (1980)

Live Albums
Preston 28 February 1980 (1999)
Les Bains Douches 18 December 1979 (2001)
Fractured Box (2001)
Re-fractured Box (2004)

Compilation Albums
Still (1981)
Substance (1988)
The Peel Sessions (1990)
Warsaw (1994)
Permanent (1995)
Heart and Soul (1997)
The Complete BBC Recordings (2000)
Martin Hannett’s Personal Mixes (2007)
Let the Movie Begin (2007)
The Best of Joy Division (2008)
Singles 1978-80 (2010)
Total: From Joy Division to New Order (2011)

MultiTracks

Joy Division | Love Will Tear Us Apart (vocal only)

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