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Wilderness - Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures (CD, Album)

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Label: Factory - FACD 10,Factory - Facd 10 • Format: CD Album, Reissue • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: New Wave

Songs fade in behind furtive noises of motion and activity, glass breaks with the force and clarity of doom, and minimal keyboard lines add to an air of looming disaster -- something, somehow, seems to wait or lurk beyond the edge of hearing. But even though this is Hannett 's album as much as anyone's, the songs and performances are the true key.

Bernard Sumner redefined heavy metal sludge as chilling feedback fear and explosive energy, Peter Hook 's instantly recognizable bass work was at once warm and forbidding, and Stephen Morris ' drumming smacked through the speakers above all else. All visceral, all emotional, all theatrical, all perfect -- one of the best albums ever. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Blues Classical Country.

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But I didn't go in and grab him and ask, 'What's up? In contrast to the sound of their studio recordings, Joy Division typically played loudly and aggressively during live performances. The band were especially unhappy with Hannett's mix of Unknown Pleasures , which reduced the abrasiveness of their live sound for a more cerebral and ghostly sound. According to Sumner "the music was loud and heavy, and we felt that Martin had toned it down, especially with the guitars".

During their live performances, the group did not interact with the audience; according to Paul Morley, "During a Joy Division set, outside of the songs, you'll be lucky to hear more than two or three words.

Hello and goodbye. No introductions, no promotion. Sumner later said, "We didn't have flashing lights, but sometimes a particular drum beat would do something to him. He'd go off in a trance for a bit, then he'd lose it and have an epileptic fit. We'd have to stop the show and carry him off to the dressing room where he'd cry his eyes out because this appalling thing had just happened to him".

The way the guitarist and the drummer played was a really unusual way of playing". Despite their short career, Joy Division have exerted a wide-reaching influence. Ballard collection of condensed novels of the same name. The band's dark and gloomy sound, which Martin Hannett described in as "dancing music with Gothic overtones", presaged the gothic rock genre. While the term "gothic" originally described a "doomy atmosphere" in music of the late s, the term was soon applied to specific bands like Bauhaus that followed in the wake of Joy Division and Siouxsie and the Banshees.

Joy Division have been dramatised in two biopics. Tony Wilson said of the film, "It's all true, it's all not true. It's not a fucking documentary," and that he favoured the "myth" over the truth. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

English rock band. This article is about the band. For other uses, see Joy Division disambiguation. Joy Division, c. Post-punk gothic rock [1] [2]. I think that when we stop doing that, I think, well, that will be time to pack it in.

That will be the end. Hooky and Barney would be looking nervously at the stage and you could see what was going through their minds Main article: Joy Division discography.

Miami New Times. Retrieved 21 August Peter Hook despairs whenever anyone refers to Joy Division as a goth band, but what else were they? Retrieved 20 July Music Week. Archived from the original on 4 January Melody Maker. Rolling Stone. Retrieved 28 April Retrieved 17 July Retrieved 25 August Retrieved 5 July Joy Division: Concerts.

Retrieved 22 November Retrieved 19 August A Rare Glimpse into a Private World. The Face. The Guardian. Retrieved 21 March Record Collector. Retrieved 1 August The Quietus. It would be Siouxsie and the Banshees to whom I most felt some kind of affinity. In interviews Siouxsie would claim the sound of cymbals was forbidden [ Q magazine.

Archived from the original on 7 November Retrieved 10 January Retrieved 11 August The New York Times. Times Colonist. Retrieved 7 October Grunge is Dead. Toronto: ECW Press. Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip.


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  1. Dadal says:
    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of "Unknown Pleasures" on Discogs. Everything Releases Artists Labels. Advanced Search. Menu. Explore Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures. Label: London Records – 9. Series: "Re-mastered studio album with bonus disc of a previously unreleased live show from The /5().
  2. Dainris says:
    You never know what you're going to get from remastered releases, sometimes the remastering process is to the detriment of the original sound and comes off worse than the original and sometimes it's an improvement, and I'm happy to say that in the case of Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures it's the latter! It sounds even better than the original/5(K).
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    With additional car carry case included. Almost identical to Unknown Pleasures but with text stamped onto the centre hub. Printed on spine, back page of booklet, white insert & back inlay: FACD 10 Printed on CD: Facd
  5. Akibei says:
    Label: London Records - • Format: CD Album, Repress, Stereo Deluxe UK Pressing • Country: UK & Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: New Wave Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures (, Deluxe UK Pressing, CD) | Discogs/5(40).
  6. Kesida says:
    It even looks like something classic, beyond its time or place of origin even as it was a clear product of both -- one of Peter Saville's earliest and best designs, a transcription of a signal showing a star going nova, on a black embossed sleeve. If that were all Unknown Pleasures was, it wouldn't be discussed so much, but the ten songs inside, quite simply, are stone-cold .
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    Buy Unknown Pleasures [Collector's Edition] (CD) by Joy Division (CD $). Amoeba Music. Ships Free in the U.S.
  8. Gosho says:
    Unknown Pleasures is the debut studio album by English rock band Joy Division, released on 15 June by Factory Records. The album was recorded and mixed over three successive weekends at Stockport's Strawberry Studios in April , and was produced by Martin Hannett, who incorporated a number of unconventional production techniques into the group's sound.
  9. Mezishakar says:
    Wilderness Joy Division. Produced by Martin Hannett. Album Unknown Pleasures. Wilderness Lyrics [Verse 1] Like many of the tracks on Unknown Pleasures, it is built on a distinctive Peter Hook.

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