Category Archives: Joy Division

joy division – new order

“The crisis in my mind ended in disorder Suicidal demise resulted in new order” – Ryan Cox “Joy Division” – A Circus Mind The final lines to this entry refer to the formation of New Order by the remaining members … Continue reading

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joy division – love will tear us apart

“Uneven, unplanned, by my bare hands Our love was torn by our heart’s demands” – Ryan Cox “Joy Division” – A Circus Mind This excerpt makes reference to their most well known song Love will Tear Us Apart. The lyrics … Continue reading

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joy division – unknown pleasures

“I will explore sensations in empty spaces Outside and inside with colors trading places” – Ryan Cox “Joy Division” – A Circus Mind In 1979, Joy Division began working on their debut album Unknown Pleasures, a spacious and atmospheric record … Continue reading

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joy division – an ideal for living

“Youth serves the leader, blond blue drummer Black and white picture drawn for the cover” – Ryan Cox “Joy Division” – A Circus Mind These lines make direct reference to Joy Division’s debut album An Ideal for Living. The cover … Continue reading

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joy division – transmission

“Without control, I’ll transmit on the radio Without command, I’ll cease what I know” – Ryan Cox “Joy Divison” – A Circus Mind The next two lines of Joy Divison refer to the song She’s Lost Control, Ian Curtis’ epilepsy, … Continue reading

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joy division – she’s lost control

“Optimum living from the pleasure I’m giving I’m separating happy emotions, half smiling” – Ryan Cox “Joy Division” – A Circus Mind The first lines of the entry Joy Division simply refer to the name of the band. Joy is … Continue reading

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joy division – love will tear us apart

Before lead singer Ian Curtis committed suicide in 1980, Joy Division was on their way as an emerging post-punk band. Joy Division has a Velvety Underground feel with the familiar Lou Reed drones found on I’m Waiting for the Man … Continue reading

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