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Joy Division is considered the pioneering band of the post-punk movement of the late 1970s and the early 1980s
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  Joy Division (band)
Joy Division was a post punk band formed in 1977 in Manchester, England.
Joy Division were described as "gothic" by their management in 1979, comparing them with the pop music of the day, and are thought to be precursors of the Goth genre.
The name Joy Division is a reference to the groups of women in Nazi concentration camps who were used as prostitutes, as described in Ka-Tzetnik 135633's 1955 book The House of Dolls.
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 Joy Division Review
Joy Division sounds nothing like Sex Pistols, however, and are probably the greatest post-punk band ever.
This proves that Joy Division was only in it for the music and their love for it and it shows with one of the most breathtaking albums to ever be recorded, "Unknown Pleasures".
Joy Division is able to create a sound that barely any band can match; it's intense, dark, heart stopping, and undeniably brilliant.
www.members.shaw.ca /from_the_grave/music_joy.htm   (276 words)

  
 Joy Division album less convincing than original
Joy Division had a sound like no other band at the time, and that sound influenced a good part of British music that followed in the 80s, including many successful bands like Echo and the Bunnymen, the Cure, and Siouxsie and the Banshees.
But Joy Division's immediacy seems to be the precise crucial element that too many of the cover bands lack, and in its place is an undeveloped sound that often seems incongruous manipulating Joy Division's music.
It is heartening to see young bands still paying tribute to such an important musical influence as Joy Division, and maybe even particularly relevant in the context of the past few years, which have seen a slight rebirth of punk with the sudden appearance and tragic exit of Nirvana.
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 Barnes & Noble.com - Artist Bio
While the British punk movement shocked the world during the late '70s, Joy Division's quiet storm of musical restraint and emotive power proved to be just as important to independent music in the 1980s.
The band was founded in early 1977, soon after the Sex Pistols had made their first appearance in Manchester.
Seven years later, the 15th anniversary of Curtis' death was memorialized with a new JD compilation (Permanent: Joy Division 1995), a tribute album (A Means to an End), and a biography of his life (Touching From a Distance) written by his widow, Deborah Curtis.
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 Joy Division - Music Downloads - Online
Bio: 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.
A name change to Joy Division in late 1977 -- necessitated by the punk band Warsaw Pakt -- was inspired by Karol Cetinsky's World War II novel {-The House of Dolls}.
Seven years later, the 15th anniversary of Curtis' death was memorialized with a new JD compilation (Permanent: Joy Division 1995), a tribute album (A Means to an End), and a biography of his life ({-Touching From a Distance}) written by his widow, Deborah Curtis.
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 Joy Division Biography (Rock Band) — Infoplease.com
Joy Division was a rock band from the United Kingdom made up of vocalist Ian Curtis (15 July 1956-18 May 1980), guitarist Bernard Sumner (b.
After Curtis' death, the remaining band members went on to form the band New Order.
Extra credit: The term "joy division" referred to the Nazi name for concentration camp brothels during World War II.
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The "joy divisions" refers to the line of huts in which the young deported women were forced to prostitute themselves to nazi officers on leave.
Joy Divison impressed everybody and according to Mick Middlehurst [The Face, 1980]: "The intensity, the passion of this music completely eclipsed anything the audience had seen in a long, long time." This event was FAC 3 035.
Joy Division had played two concerts in one day several times before so they figured they could do it again, but Ian who had been increasingly ill the last couple of months was in no condition for one more performance.
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 Rolling Stone : Joy Division: Biography
Joy Division evolved in leaps and bounds after scrapping an album's worth of tracks the band deemed nonrepresentative (a handful became their first EP).
The band's singles are also remarkable: the "dance, dance, dance to the radio" wail of "Transmission," the tear-jerking melodrama of "Atmosphere," and "Love Will Tear Us Apart," the band's most exquisite pop moment.
The 1988 release of the fabulous anthology Substance brought Joy Division a whole new generation of fanatical, deep-feeling, fl-clad followers; it was the first time many suburban American kids had ever heard the band, a moment captured note-perfectly in the 2001 film Donnie Darko.
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 Joy Division (band)
Joy Division were a rock band that formed in 1977 in Manchester, England.
The name Joy Division is a reference to groups of Jewish women in the concentration camps during WWII who were used as prostitutes by the Nazis, as described in Karol Cetinsky's 1955 book, The House of Dolls.
In early 1979 Joy Division recorded a radio session to be aired on BBC Radio 2 by the respected indie DJ John Peel.
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 BBC - h2g2 - Joy Division - the Band
Joy Division was the name of a band from the Manchester area, England, who released two albums and three singles between 1979 and 1980
Prior to their first official release as Joy Division, the band had started life in 1977 as 'Warsaw' and having gone through some minor changes in line-up, they finally settled on the members that were later to become Joy Division.
The band emerged out of the UK punk scene and much of their early material was very punk-influenced.
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 www.myspace.com/joydivision
Though listed as Joy Division, it was actually a track from the Warsaw days recorded live on October 2, 1977 The song, recorded live, was preceded by Curtis screaming "You all forgot Rudolf Hess" which momentarily stuns the audience into silence.
Joy Division recorded a radio session in January (aired on BBC Radio 1 on February 14 by the respected DJ John Peel).
The continuing importance of Joy Division was shown at the turn of the millennium when Peel asked his listeners to vote for the all-time Festive 50.
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 Joy Division Movie Announced - Movies
The band saw its star rise in 1979 with the recording of a session for BBC Radio One's John Peel and the July release of 'Unknown Pleasures' through Factory Records.
Curtis hanged himself in his home on May 18th, 1980, while the band was taking a break between a European and American tour.
Joy Division should have been one of the biggest bands in the world, but obviously, their time was cut short.
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 11345 band: Joy Division
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.
While the British punk movement shocked the world during the late '70s, Joy Division's quiet storm of musical restraint and emotive power proved to be just as important to independent music in the 1980s.
Seven years later, the 15th anniversary of Curtis' death was memorialized with a new JD compilation (Permanent: Joy Division 1995), a tribute album (A Means to an End), and a biography of his life (Touching From a Distance) written by his widow, Deborah Curtis.
www.11345.com /band.php?artist_id=4424   (976 words)

  
 IAN CURTIS REST IN PEACE   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The only thing that was known was his drive and determination to bring Joy Division to stardom.
Although no one will ever understand why he chose this final exit on the eve of Joy Division's emminent stardom, we do know that he gave everything he had to his band and his music.
The band holds a place in the heart of everyone who has ever had the pleasure of hearing them.
members.tripod.com /~shadowboy1/JoyDiv/memoriam.html   (275 words)

  
 Joy Division Guitar Tabs and Chords
Joy Division were a rock band formed in 1977 in Manchester.
Though they found only modest success during their career, and released only two albums, Joy Division have since been acclaimed as one of the most inventive, evocative and influential groups of their era; Thom Jurek writes "They left just a small bit of music and an echo that still rings".
Joy Division were labelled by many as a dark and depressive band, due to the bleakness of their music and the suicide of Ian Curtis.
www.guitarmasta.net /j/joy_division   (293 words)

  
 Joy Division - Free Music Downloads, Videos, Lyrics, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links
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 several songs bounded with punk energy, the rest of the album showed at an early age the band's later trademarks: Curtis' themes of post-industrial restlessness and emotional despair, Hook's droning bass lines, and the jagged guitar riffs of Albrecht.
During late 1979, Joy Division's manic live show gained many converts, partly due to rumors of Curtis' ill health.
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 Joy Division Central
Joy Division only released two albums but they led the way out of punk rock and towards Madchester.
This is a site for Joy Division collectors with listings for all official releases, bootlegs, books, videos etc
We are normally sympathetic to the use of short extracts for non commercial use on application but such permission is not implied.
www.joydiv.com   (397 words)

  
 Joy Division - New Order Online - A New Order and Joy Division Web Site
Borrowing their name from the prostitution wing of a concentration camp, Joy Division emerged in 1978 as one of the most important groups of their era.
On 18 May 1980, the eve of Joy Division's proposed visit to America, Ian Curtis was found hanged.
In 1995 Curtis's widow, Deborah, published a book on her former huband and the band, while a compilation album and a re-released version of 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' were back on the shelves on the 15th anniversary of his death.
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 Joy Division Biography
Joy Division came back in studio to record eleven songs with the RCA label.
Rob Gretton scheduled a European tour for Joy Division in December of 1979 and January of 1980.
Joy Division had to prepare their first US tour with The Buzzcocks, and eight gigs were organized for
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 IanCurtis.org - Ian Curtis and Joy Division Fans Club   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bands like U2 and Nirvana have drawn upon their atmosphere and emotion for many years.
When the band existed it was quite anarchic, it was an electric experience so it's very important to us to capture what made them such a vital musical experience in the first place and I think that's gonna be a big part of what we try to achieve."
You would be shocked as to the prevalence of Joy Division within the acting community.
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 eBay — Joy Division, J and Rock, Pop items on eBay.com. Find IT on eBay.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 - : Rock My Monkey-P.O. Box 828 Olympia, WA 98507 (360)789-0703   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is another retrospective of a band where no one actually left from the band is interviewed.
Despite not hearing a peep from anyone left in the band (which, after the singer’s suicide, went on to form New Order), this was an interesting overview of the band’s history.
You don’t get to hear any full songs from the band, which is a bit disappointing, and they also throw in clips from other singers, like Frank Sinatra, that go on for a little too long.
www.rockmymonkey.com /dvdreviews/06/11/JoyDivision.php   (755 words)

  
 New Order Online - A New Order / Joy Division Web Site
The veteran British music man -- whose Factory Records spearheaded the career of Joy Division, among other bands -- is a raconteur, an A&R exec, a scene-builder, a businessman and a celebrity.
But the success of the Anton Corbijn-directed movie, which follows the life and tragic death of Joy Division frontman Ian, is providing comfort to Hooky.
Anton Corbijn's movie about the Joy Division singer, who committed suicide at the height of the band's powers in 1980, was shown outside the main Palme d'Or competition.
www.neworderonline.com   (1823 words)

  
 Joy Division >> Aversion.com
Developing out of the early British punk scene, Joy Division’s sound was marked by stripped-down melodies, carried out by both a twangy, tin-like guitar and a deep bass, accompanied by steady rhythms.
While not as downcast as Gothic acts, Joy Division’s sound featured a marked decrease in energy than their punk forerunners.
Joy Division Movie Comes Along Jul 30, 2004
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 Joy Division - Reviews on RateItAll   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ian Curtis influenced so many people, and created such inovative music, tha alone, has to be enough, but joy division has tracended time, and it continues to influence so many people to this day.
Remarkable, and innovative band that was influenced by Punk and took the energy of Punk and fused it with synthesizers.
Too bad the singer committed suicide but the band was able to go on as New Order.
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 New Order / Joy Division Webring
Welcome to the Atrocity Exhibition, Joy Division's world: Bio, associates, discography, videos, lyrics, books, pics, gigs and set lists, reviews and even more...
Also included is my personal list of bootlegs, and the possibility to trade Joy Division tapes.
Varsovia54 rinde tributo a Joy division a través de la ejecución de su música.
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 Joy Division
This was the band's first gig as Joy Division.
Band on the Wall, Manchester (29 August 78)
Band on the Wall, Manchester (Monday, 4 Sep 78)
www.worldinmotion.net /joydivision/gigography/1978.htm   (120 words)

  
 Joy Division: Band Members
This page contains biographical notes on the band members and their close associates.
First met Joy Division when a DJ at Rafters Club in Manchester
Operated as Joy Division's manager before Rob Gretton was appointed
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