Archive | Mar 18, 2017

Certain Songs #822: Joy Division – “Isolation (Birmingham 05-02-1980)”

Album: Still
Year: 1980

There is so much backstory here, right?

Still came out in late 1981 in order to fill in the gaps / close the door on Joy Division, whose surviving members had already moved forward and formed New Order, and as such the first disc was an odds-and-sods and the second disc a recording of their last concert, a scant 16 days before Ian Curtis killed himself.