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Joy Division’s debut EP ‘An Ideal for Living’ to be reissued on Record Store Day

Joy Division’s debut EP ‘An Ideal for Living’ to be reissued on Record Store Day

The full U.S. and U.K. releases lists for Record Store Day are due to be released today, but bands and labels continue to offer sneak peaks of what’s coming, the latest of which is this morning’s announcement that Joy Division’s 1978 debut EP An Ideal for Living will be reissued on vinyl.

Video: Peter Hook plays ‘Unknown Pleasures’ in tribute to Joy Division’s Ian Curtis

Video: Peter Hook plays ‘Unknown Pleasures’ in tribute to Joy Division’s Ian Curtis

Last night, bassist Peter Hook marked the 30th anniversary of Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis’ death by performing the band’s 1979 debut ‘Unknown Pleasures’ in its entirety — plus assorted other Joy Division and Warsaw songs — at his Manchester club FAC251 The Factory.

Quick Spins: Big Audio Dynamite, Dinosaur Jr, Joy Division, Dukes of Stratosphear

Quick Spins: Big Audio Dynamite, Dinosaur Jr, Joy Division, Dukes of Stratosphear

Epic/Legacy will release an expanded reissue of the 1985 debut from Mick Jones’ terrific post-Clash project, Big Audio Dynamite, on Sept. 8, according to Pause […]