Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ gets 40th anniversary reissue


Joy Division have announced plans to re-release their debut LP Unknown Pleasures as part of the album’s 40th anniversary.

The album, originally released on 15 June 1979 by Factory Records, contained now-iconic songs such as ‘Disorder’, She’s Lost Control’ and ‘Candidate’.

“A limited edition 40th anniversary version of Unknown Pleasures will be released on June 14th,” a statement from the band’s official social media confirmed.

“The LP will be pressed on 180g ruby red vinyl with an alternative white sleeve resembling the original design idea.”

The record is available for pre-order, below: