The Peel Sessions (Joy Division album)

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The Peel Sessions
Compilation album by Joy Division
Released September 1990
Recorded 31 January & 26 November 1979
Genre Post-punk
Length 41:12
Label Strange Fruit
Producer John Peel and Joy Division
Joy Division compilations chronology
Substance
(1988)
The Peel Sessions
(1990)
Warsaw
(1994)
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The Peel Sessions is a collection of the two Peel Sessions recorded by Joy Division in 1979 for John Peel's radio show on BBC Radio 1. Previously the recordings were available on two EPs of the same title, released in 1986 and in 1987. None of the songs had been released before the transmissions.

Cover art[edit]

The US cover does not have the famous "Tube" photo by Anton Corbijn. There is also a French release which has a different cover.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Joy Division.

LP (SFRLP 111) and CD (SFRCD 111)
  1. "Exercise One" – 2:30
  2. "Insight" – 3:55
  3. "She's Lost Control" – 4:10
  4. "Transmission" – 3:55
  5. "Love Will Tear Us Apart" – 3:20
  6. "Twenty Four Hours" – 4:05
  7. "Colony" – 4:00
  8. "Sound of Music" – 4:20

Notes[edit]

  • Tracks 1 to 4 recorded 31 January 1979 at the BBC Studios, Maida Vale, London, first released on The Peel Sessions EP in 1986.
  • Tracks 5 to 8 recorded 26 November 1979 at the BBC Studios, Maida Vale, London, first released on The Peel Sessions EP in 1987.