Unknown Pleasures

Unknown Pleasures

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Joy Division changed the face of music. Godfathers of alternative rock, they reinvented music in the post-punk era, creating a new sound—dark, hypnotic, and intense—that would influence U2, Morrissey, R.E.M., Radiohead, and numerous others. The story is now legendary: in 1980, on the heels of their groundbreaking debut, Unknown Pleasures, and on the eve of their first U.S. tour, the band was rent asunder by the tragic death of their enigmatic lead singer, Ian… (more)

Editorial reviews (4 reviews)

In “Unknown Pleasures” Hook wrestles with Joy Division’s failure to recognize the obvious: that the sick young man singing songs center stage about death was actually ready to die. It’s compelling.

Electric transmissions from a bygone era, etched in blood by someone who was there in body and spirit.

Hook meanders too much, and the book frequently reads as if it was dictated, then assembled in roughly chronological order.

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Book Details  

Publisher: HarperCollins (January 29, 2013)

Collection: It Books

Format: EPUB

Page count: 400 pages

File size: 5.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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