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Joy Division Here Are The Young Men.

The discography of English rock band Joy Division consists of two studio albums, four live albums, twelve compilation albums, three extended plays, and five singles.

That someone was Joy Division. A gang of surly ruffians from Manchester, led by a disgruntled civil servant,they formerly sounded like nothing more than also-ran Sex Pistols or second-rate Buzzcocks. But then they changed everything: they took punk’s poison, but rather than lashing out, they turned their anger inwards. In 1978, they switched their name from Warsaw to Joy Division and released the so-so An Ideal For Living EP. By 1979, they had produced debut LP Unknown Pleasures.

Unknown Pleasures is a perfect introduction to Joy Division  . Some of the tracks near the end of the album seem to be leftovers from their punk days, and despite some vaguely interesting lyrics they don’t create a lot of atmosphere. The last track, I Remember Nothing, has a very cool breaking-glass loop used as percussion, but overstays its welcome by a few minutes.

Complete your Joy Division collection. Better off watching it on Youtube or original VHS frankly. Hopefully one day Factory etc will tidy it up and officially release it on a digital format.

Bernard called me one day saying he was in a new band and they needed some artwork. He said he could send me over some demos to listen to, if I wanted to get an idea of what they sounded like. I was about to say yes when, out of nowhere, a full bottle of syrup fell from my kitchen cupboard and landed on my head. I came to a few hours later covered in syrup and blood, like a pancake at Dracula’s house, I’m sure. At dinner, the food is served on a tablecloth emblazoned with Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures album cover artwork. It’s also on the napkins, the seat covers, and the utensils. The food is arranged in a way that it looks like it as well. A seat at the table is occupied by a large print of the album cover. The whole thing is really fucking weird, but the food is good. Can’t go wrong with spaghetti and oranges.

The duochrome Peter Saville cover of this first Joy Division album speaks volumes. Its white on black lines reflect a pulse of power, a surge of bass, and raw angst. If the cover doesn’t draw you in, the music will. Following the first kick of drums and bass come the vocals: "I’ve been waiting for a guy to come and take me by the hand". This young band was the ‘guy’ to take post punk music by the hand and lead it to 80s electronica. Joy Division were unlike anything that came before them and anything that has ever come after them. The album is at times aggressive: "And all God’s angels beware. And all you judges beware, sons of chance take good care. For all the people out there, I’m not afraid anymore," Ian Curtis intones on Insight, lapsing, at times, into despondency.

The name sells trainers, mugs and babygros. It inspires derivative bands to latch on to its syllables like whiny infants, each of them trying to grab their own speck of the bible-black. Today, Joy Division means nothing more to many people than the machinations of smoke and mirrors. This week, the name almost lost its power forever. The name Joy Division requires a revolution: we need to remember what that name really means. To remember the shock value it held, we need to remember the hard elements that are so often forgotten. Firstly, everyone ignores the brevity of Joy Division's career. Only thirteen months went by between Unknown Pleasures, the group's debut album, and Curtis ending his life on his wife's drying rack. He did this at the age of 23 – a fact we all know, but very often fail to process in terms of his years.

So what if people felt increasingly uncomfortable around him? In a place where the flesh rotting off your bones while you were still alive was the base-line of concern, a little personality conflict ranked several levels below a paper cut. Lawrence, for his part, dealt with it as he always had. That is to say, remained totally unaware of the avoidance. The same way a man blind from birth cannot mourn the memory of color, Corporal Lawrence couldn't bemoan a lack of company. He was quiet, as he had nobody to talk to, and still, as he had nothing to do for long stretches of time


1 Love Will Tear Us Apart
2 Love Will Tear Us Apart
3 Shadowplay
4 She's Lost Control
5 Transmission
6 Dead Souls
7 Love Will Tear Us Apart
8 Shadowplay
9 Day Of The Lords
10 Exerpts From : Digital, Colony, New Dawn Fades & Autosuggestion
11 She's Lost Control
12 Shadowplay
13 Leaders Of Men
14 Wired Documentary

Companies, etc.

  • Filmed At – Granada Studios, Manchester
  • Filmed At – Manchester Apollo
  • Filmed At – Effenaar, Eindhoven
  • Filmed At – Bowden Vale Youth Club


Track 1: Promo Video
Track 2: Original Promo Video with soundtrack mixed in with the live one
Track 3: Promo Video, Granada Reports, Granada TV, September 20, 1978
Tracks 4-5: Something Else, BBC 2 TV, September 15, 1979
Tracks 6-8: Manchester, UK, Apollo Theatre, October 27, 1979
Track 9: Manchester, UK, Apollo Theatre, October 28, 1979
Track 10: Eindhoven, Holland, Effenaar, January 18, 1980
Tracks 11-13: Altrincham, UK, Bowden Vale Youth Club, March 14, 1979
Track 14: Channel 4 TV, July 1, 1988

Tri-fold digipak sleeve.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 25072006081

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
AS 81 Joy Division The Eternal ‎(DVD-V, Comp, Unofficial, NTSC) Apocalypse Sound AS 81 Europe 2006

Joy Division - Once Was The Young Man album flac
Performer: Joy Division
Title: Once Was The Young Man
Category: Rock
Country: Europe
Released: 2006
Rating: 4.3/5
Votes: 388