Joy division

About Joy division

Joy Division were an English band formed by Ian Curtis, Bernard Sumner, Bass player Peter Hook and drummer Stephen Morris in 1976. Influenced by early punk, the Doors, Bowie, Iggy Pop and Kraftwerk, they soon developed a their own style and sound best described as post –punk, dancing music with gothic overtones! Their word choice in the lyrics are often referenced Coldness, Pressure, Darkness, Crisis, Failure, Collapse ,loss of control and explained to be open for interpolation. After the suicide of front man, songwriter, Ian Curtis, those words came heartbreaking close. The album “Unknown Pleasures “ is their masterpiece  and a must have for every music fanatic.