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Closer at 40: There’s More than Gloom to Joy Division’s Final Album


Shortly after the suicide of Joy Division’s singer, Ian Curtis, their label owner called their graphic designer, who literally had a grave realization. “We’ve got a tomb on the cover of the album,” Peter Saville told Factory Records’ co-founder Tony Wilson. “Oh, fuck,” he replied. The cover of the band’s second and final album, Closer, […]

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