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5.0 out of 5 stars Joy Division in a nutshell., 9 Mar 2003
This review is from: Permanent (Audio CD)
A well selected "best of". Fans will obviously dispute this or that track, but that just tells you how consistently brilliant JD were. This is the best introduction to the band, and makes up for the patchy "Substance". Yes it is often disturbing in its emotional intensity. Yes he did die by his own hand. But that does not change the quality of the music, or the lyrics many of which are good enough to stand up as highly literate poety. A bit like Sisters of Mercy, but even more powerful. JD fans are obsessive. Listen to this and you will find out why.
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