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A poster by Jon Savage

After the release and critical acclaim of their debut album Unknown Pleasures, Joy Division were able to attract much larger audiences. Approxiamately 444 people attended this legendary Factory concert at the Russell Club in Manchester on July 13th, 1979, and this was almost as many as the Buzzcocks were drawing in at the time ( Buzzcocks played there May 14th, not the night before as googling typically suggests). Most of the performance here appears on the Heart and Soul boxed set, as well as on bootleg recordings such as:


Full Gig:
Unknown Martyrs LP
Dead Soul double LP
Performances01 2LP+7″EP

Partial:
Russell Club June 13, 1979 /Live At Manchester 1979 LP
Boulevard Of Broken Dreams LP
End – Live England ’79 double LP
Electric Funeral double LP
Form And Substance-The Bright Side CD
Form And Substance-The Dark Side CD

Good Evening, We’re Joy Division CD (one track)
The Marble Index CD (one track)

Setlist:
01. Dead Souls
02. The Only Mistake
03. Insight
04. Candidate
05. Wilderness
06. She’s Lost Control
07. Shadowplay
08. Disorder
09. Interzone
10. Atrocity Exhibition
11. Novelty
12. Transmission.

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