Joy Division


Rhino Records UK / Warner Music are proud to announce the release of '+ -" (plus minus) - a unique JOY DIVISION retrospective box set consisting of 10 7" singles on vinyl presented in a beautiful clamshell box. All tracks have been newly re-mastered from original tapes by Stephen Morris and Frank Arkwright (Metropolis Studios) with creative direction for '+ -" box set artwork coming from Peter Saville.

Compiled by renowned journalist and author Jon Savage, the boxset is released in celebration of Ian Curtis - in the year that is the 30th anniversary of his death. +- includes 7"'s which have previously been issued and some which have been created specifically for this release. Although they released two albums in two years - "Unknown Pleasures" (1979) and "Closer" (1980), JOY DIVISION recorded many other tracks throughout their career that were released on stand-alone singles - most notably 'Transmission" and 'Love Will Tear Us Apart". +- brings these singles, and more, together in one place.  Anyone purchasing the physical box will have the opportunity to download (for free) all the tracks in hi quality mp3 format.

As a co-founder of the legendary independent label FACTORY RECORDS Peter Saville leant his eyes to the project providing stunning outer packaging and suggesting the concept for the sleeves. Each cover is based upon its original and - as a snapshot of a band and a time - serves to remind the owner of the unique position Joy Division hold in British musical history.



A. Warsaw

B. Leaders Of Men


A: No Love Lost

B: Failures


A: Digital

B: Glass


A: Autosuggestion

B: From Safety To Where


A: Transmission

B: Novelty


A: Atmosphere

B: Dead Souls


A: Komakino

B1: Incubation

B2: As You Said


A: Love Will Tear Us Apart

B: These Days


A: She's Lost Control  (12" Version)

B: Love Will Tear Us Apart 2 (Pennine Version)


A: Isolation

B: Heart And Soul

Artist: Joy Division

Title: +-

Format: Clamshell box with 10 7"s

UPC: 50 5186595937 3

Box Set strictly limited to world wide 5000 units

+- boxes are individually numbered 1-5000. Numbers 1-500 will be available as a super deluxe version and will contain a limited edition Peter Saville art piece as well as two exclusive promotional CD's "+" and "-". This version will be exclusive to

Numbers 501 - 5000 will only contain the 10x7" records and will be available on general release. People who purchase the box also have the option to redeem (for free) a full mp3 version of the box.

VÖ-Datum: 3. Dezember 2010

Stefan Michel
040 – 5149 1467


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