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Single by Joy Division
B-side "Incubation", "As You Said"
Released July 1980[1]
Format 7" flexi disc
Recorded 18–30 March 1980 at Britannia Row Studios, London, England
Genre Post-punk
Label Factory
Producer(s) Martin Hannett
Joy Division singles chronology
"Licht und Blindheit"
"Love Will Tear Us Apart"

"Komakino" is a song by English post-punk band Joy Division. It was released in July 1980[1] by record label Factory as a 7" flexi disc and given away free in selected record shops.[2] 75,000 copies were pressed.[1]

The tracks are outtakes from the recording session for the album Closer.[1]

The single's B-sides, "Incubation" and "As You Said", are both instrumentals.

"Komakino" and "Incubation" appear on the 1988 compilation Substance. All three tracks are collected on the 4-CD 1997 compilation Heart and Soul.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Joy Division (Ian Curtis, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris and Bernard Sumner). 

Side A
No. Title Length
1. "Komakino"   3:40
Side B
No. Title Length
1. "Incubation"   2:50
2. "As You Said"   1:55


  1. ^ a b c d Nice, James (2011) [2010]. Shadowplayers: The Rise and Fall of Factory Records (paperback ed.). London: Aurum Press. p. 123. ISBN 978 1 84513 634 5. 
  2. ^ "Joy Division Discography Part 1". gerpotze.com. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 

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