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Joy Division "Unknown Pleasures" LP

Joy Division again, but this time their other LP, called “Unknown Pleasures”. I told you I am on a Joy Division trip. I was actually buying these in reverse order, I mean, this one comes before “Closer“. In the sound you can definitely hear that they evolved out of the Punk scene even more on this LP than the second. I don’t know which one I like best, but to me the consolation of listening to the B-side “Closer”, never fades. So with that being said the choice is made. Although “Unknown Pleasures” is more well known and has more classics. It’s a close call.

The cover is made in textured cardboard, I didn’t make a picture because I want to keep it in the shrink wrap and it’s impossible to capture the relief with that shrink wrap. It comes in a white printed inner. The vinyl is also 180 grams and feels real good holding it in your hands.

Joy Division “Unknown Pleasures” LP reissue
Joy Division “Unknown Pleasure” LP package

This record was originally recorded and released in 1979. Has a keyboard involved so this is Post-Punk and New Wave combined together to create an atmospheric sound with varying rhythm and Punk basslines.

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