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Joy Division - Closer Album

Joy Division - Closer Album
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    Joy Division
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    New Wave
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  • Size FLAC version
    1562 mb
  • Size MP3 version
    2257 mb
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    1107 mb
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    Cassette, Album


1The Eternal
4Atrocity Exhibition
7Twenty Four Hours
8A Means To An End
9Heart And Soul


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
FACT∙XXV, FACT. 25Joy Division Closer ‎(LP, Album, Rou)Factory, FactoryFACT∙XXV, FACT. 25UK1980
2 28219Joy Division Closer ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP)Factory2 28219Canada2017
FACT XXVJoy Division Closer ‎(LP, Album, Pic, Unofficial)Factory FACT XXVUS2006
73394, FACT 25Joy Division Closer ‎(LP, Album, RE, RM, TP)Rhino Records , Factory73394, FACT 25US2007
FACT XXV, 201882Joy Division Closer ‎(LP, Album)Factory, FactoryFACT XXV, 201882France1981


  • DesignPeter Saville Associates
  • EngineerJohn Caffery, Martin Hannett
  • Engineer [Assistant]Michael Johnson
  • Photography ByBernard Pierre Wolfe
  • ProducerMartin Hannett
  • Compilation Producer [Editorial Consultants And Archival Research]Jon Wozencroft, Robert Elfving, Sam Habash
  • Design [Booklet]Saville Parris Wakefield
  • Design [Sleeve]Martyn Atkins
  • Design [Sleeve], Art DirectionPeter Saville
  • EngineerJohn Caffery (tracks: 1-1 to 1-9), Martin Hannett (tracks: 1-1 to 1-9)
  • Engineer [Assistant]Michael Johnson (tracks: 1-1 to 1-9)
  • Mastered ByDrew Crumbaugh (tracks: 2-1 to 2-12)
  • Photography ByBernard Pierre Wolff
  • Photography By [Booklet]Anton Corbijn
  • ProducerMartin Hannett (tracks: 1-1 to 1-9)
  • Recorded By [Original]Duncan Haysom (tracks: 2-1 to 2-12)
  • Remastered By [Re-master]Jon Davis
  • Research [Picture Research]Daniel Mason
  • Technician [Original Recording Transferred By / Thanks To]Tim Bayes (tracks: 2-1 to 2-12)
  • Engineer [Assistant, Uncredited]Michael Johnson
  • Engineer [Uncredited]John Caffery, Martin Hannett
  • ProducerMartin Hannett
  • Written-ByJoy Division
  • DesignMartyn Atkins, Peter Saville
  • EngineerJohn Caffery, Martin Hannett
  • Engineer [Assistant]Michael Johnson
  • Photography ByBernard Pierre Wolff
  • ProducerMartin Hannett
  • ProducerMartin Hannett
  • EngineerJohn Caffery, Martin Hannett
  • Engineer [Assistant]Michael Johnson
  • ProducerMartin Hannett


Sound Recording by Factory Records
First published 1980 in U.K.
Manufactured and distributed by EMI Music Group of Companies, Sydney, Australia and Lower Hutt, New Zealand.Produced at Brittania Row

The cassette was also issued with small variations to the cassette shell, including:
Joy Division - Closer, which has a cream/off-white shell with a small window
Joy Division - Closer, which has a grey shell.

J-card comes in 2 editions : 3- or 4-panel.

On back of inlay:
Prodotto: Base Record
Via Castiglione 109 Bologna tel. 051 / 534697Produced at Brittania Row.
On disc
℗ 1980 Factory Communications Limited.
Marketed by Warner Bros. Records Inc., a Warner Communications Company. Mfg. by WEA Manufacturing
Made in USA.
On sleeve
Licensed from Factory Records, Manchester, England for the United States by Warner Bros. Records Inc., a Warner Communications Company.
© 1980 Factory Communications Limited.
℗ 1980 Factory Communications Ltd.
Printed in USA.
Manufactured by Columbia House under licenseTrack names not printed, just "Closer" on each side and Cara A: Closer / Cara B: Closer on back cover.

White plastic tape, black labels silver printed.The release features almost the original Factory Records artwork.

The same black and white booklet (as 2007 releases) featuring new band interviews, photos and track overviews is also included in the box.
CD 2 comes in a plain white paper/clear plastic die-cut sleeve.

Published by Fractured Music
Orubted by Cinram

FACD - XXV A Factory Records Product

℗ & © 2007, © 2010 London Records 90 Ltd.
Made in the E.U.

Song titles appear nowhere in this product !
First Category appears on box, second Category on CD's and booklet.℗ 1980 Factory Records
Published by Fractured Music
Diffusion exclusive Virgin France S.A.


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – London Records 90 Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – London Records 90 Ltd.
  • Published By – Fractured Music
  • Recorded At – University Of London Union
  • Record Company – Virgin France S.A.
  • Distributed By – Virgin France S.A.
  • Published By – Fractured Music
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Factory Records
  • Record Company – GAP Records
  • Manufactured By – EMI (Australia) Limited
  • Distributed By – EMI (Australia) Limited
  • Manufactured By – EMI (NZ) Ltd.
  • Distributed By – EMI (NZ) Ltd.
  • Manufactured By – Per/Son Ibérica, S.A.
  • Published By – Fractured Music
  • Printed By – I.G. El Siglo XX, S.A.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Factory Communications Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Factory Communications Ltd.
  • Marketed By – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Made By – WEA Manufacturing
  • Licensed From – Factory Records
  • Produced At – Britannia Row Studios
  • Manufactured By – Columbia House
  • Glass Mastered At – Specialty Records Corporation
  • Record Company – Base Record
  • Recorded At – Britannia Row Studios
  • Made By – Base Record