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Love Will Tear Us Apart [- University of London Union Live 8]
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Transmission [- The Factory, Manchester Live 11 April 1980]
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Disorder [2007 Remastered Version]
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Shadowplay [2007 Remastered Version]
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Passover [2007 Remastered Version]

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Formed in the wake of the punk explosion in England, Joy Division became the first band in the post-punk movement by later emphasizing not anger and energy but mood and expression, pointing ahead to the rise of melancholy alternative music in the '80s. Though the group's raw initial sides fit the bill for any punk band, Joy Division later incorporated synthesizers (taboo in the low-tech world of '70s punk) and more haunting melodies, emphasized by the isolated, tortured lyrics o... Read more

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