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Joy Division - Closer


Stock: 3

Format: LP, Album, RE, RM, 180

Media Condition:  Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)
Country:    Europe  
Genre:       Rock
Style:         Post-Punk, New Wave

Factory Sealed Brand new.

Joy Division's "Closer" is a haunting and emotionally charged masterpiece that encapsulates the band's atmospheric post-punk sound and the raw intensity of their lyrics. Released in 1980, shortly before the tragic passing of frontman Ian Curtis, the album delves into themes of alienation, despair, and existential questioning. Tracks like "Heart and Soul" and "Twenty Four Hours" showcase the band's distinctive blend of melancholic melodies, pulsating rhythms, and Curtis's haunting baritone, creating an immersive sonic landscape that's as dark as it is mesmerizing.

"Closer" is a culmination of Joy Division's evolution, marked by their innovative use of synthesizers and atmospheric production techniques. The album's introspective lyricism, matched by its enveloping soundscapes, draws listeners into Curtis's world of inner turmoil and introspection. From the aching beauty of "Isolation" to the dissonant energy of "Atrocity Exhibition," "Closer" is a testament to Joy Division's ability to craft music that delves deep into the human psyche, leaving an indelible impact on the post-punk genre and beyond.

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Replicating the original album artwork and includes download code for MP3 version of the album. Some copies (most likely represses) do not include the download code and sticker 1. [Sticker 1: [Vinyl Collector logo Includes download code for MP3 version of the album [Sticker 2: Joy Division Closer 180gm heavyweight vinyl Replicating original album artwork, cut from the 2007 remasters [Barcode 8 25646 18391 3 [Spine: ℗ & © 2015 Warner Records 90 Ltd [Rear sleeve and spine: FACT∙XXV A Factory Records Product [Inner sleeve: Produced [... at Brittannia Row [Labels: 9/5/80 FACT. 25R ℗ & © 2015 Warner Records 90 Ltd · A Fractured Music · A Factory Record


A1. Atrocity Exhibition
A2. Isolation
A3. Passover
A4. Colony
A5. A Means To An End
B1. Heart And Soul
B2. Twenty Four Hours
B3. The Eternal
B4. Decades


Record Company Vinyl Collector
Phonographic Copyright (p) Warner Records 90 Ltd.
Copyright (c) Warner Records 90 Ltd.
Produced At Britannia Row Studios
Published By Fractured Music
Printed By Optimal
Pressed By Optimal Media GmbH

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