The debut studio album from Joy Division first released in 1979 on Factory Records.
Perfection. Within the first year, the album's atmospheric sound had won over fans and critics with tracks like Insight, She's Lost Controland Day of the Lords and in the thirty-five years since it has more than secured its classic album status. Instantly recognizable by Peter Saville's iconic design.
Ian Curtis (guitar/vocals), Bernard Sumner (keyboard), Peter Hook (bass), and Stephen Morris (drums) released their debut, Unknown Pleasures, in 1979. By the end of the year, the album's atmospheric sound had won over fans and critics. To celebrate the 35th anniversary of "Love Will Tear Us Apart" on June 27th, Rhino has re-released this album on heavyweight 180-gram vinyl.