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Description: Closer is the second and final album by post-punk band Joy Division, released July 18, 1980 (1980-07-18), two months following the suicide of lead singer Ian Curtis. The album was originally scheduled to be released on May 8, 1980 (1980-05-08). The record was originally released on the Factory Records label as a 12" LP and reached #6 on the UK Albums Chart. It also peaked at #3 in New Zealand in September 1981. It claimed the number one slot on NME Album of the Year, and was included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. The album cover was designed by Martyn Atkins and Peter Saville, with photography fro ... (more)
Manufacturer: Factory
Release date: 18 July 1980
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0639842821926 UPC: 639842821926
Tags: Post-Punk (8), 1980 (7), 1980s (5), UK (3), Punk (2), England (2), 1980's (2), Goth (1), Owned On CD (1), Bought 2008 (1), English (1), Album (1), Rock (1), Post Punk (1), United Kingdom (1), Gothic Rock (1), Manchester (1)
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