Joy Division |  Artist

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Joy Division was an English rock band formed 1976 in Salford, Manchester. The band consisted of singer/songwriter Ian Curtis, guitarist/keyboardist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook and drummer Stephen Morris. Curtis died in 1980 and the trio carried on as New Order, with the addition of Gillian Gilbert. Joy Division only released two albums with Curtis but both are classics and the band's Post Punk/Industrial/Dance sound was highly influential. Outstanding albums include Unknown Pleasures, Closer, Les Bains Douches 18 December 1979 and the compilation Heart and Soul.

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Related Artists: New Order, Electronic, Peter Hook, Martin Hannett