Les Bains Douches 18 December 1979

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Les Bains Douches 18 December 1979
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Live album by Joy Division
Released April 2001
Recorded 18 December 1979
Genre Post-punk[1]
Length 65:27
Label NMC
Joy Division chronology
The Complete BBC Recordings
(2000)The Complete BBC Recordings2000
Les Bains Douches 18 December 1979
(2001)
Martin Hannett's Personal Mixes
(2007)Martin Hannett's Personal Mixes2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Les Bains Douches 18 December 1979 is a live album by English post-punk band Joy Division, partly-recorded on 18th December 1979 at Les Bains Douches, Paris, and released in 2001 by record label NMC. Additional tracks are drawn from two other concerts.

Content[edit]

Album artwork[edit]

The artwork was done by Peter Saville. The CD booklet contained a reprint of the original poster for the show.[2]

Reception[edit]

Pitchfork, commenting on Joy Division's live output, wrote: "Les Bains Douches, by itself, is flawless; of the available recordings there are none better".[3]

Track listing[edit]

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

  1. "Disorder" – 3:21
  2. "Love Will Tear Us Apart" – 3:17
  3. "Insight" – 3:25
  4. "Shadowplay" – 3:46
  5. "Transmission" – 3:19
  6. "Day of the Lords" – 4:39
  7. "Twenty Four Hours" – 4:12
  8. "These Days" – 3:42
  9. "A Means to an End" – 4:17
  10. "Passover" – 2:18
  11. "New Dawn Fades" – 4:40
  12. "Atrocity Exhibition" – 6:56
  13. "Digital" – 3:39
  14. "Dead Souls" – 4:46
  15. "Autosuggestion" – 4:13
  16. "Atmosphere" – 4:47
Note: Tracks 1–9 recorded at Les Bains Douches, Paris, 18 December 1979; tracks 10–12 recorded at Paradiso, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 11 January 1980; and tracks 13–16 recorded at Effenaar, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 18 January 1980.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Raggett, Ned. "Les Bains Douches 18 December 1979 – Joy Division | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "Joy Division Discography Part 1". gerpotze.com. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  3. ^ Carr, Eric (January 22, 2004). "Joy Division: Refractured Album Review | Pitchfork". Pitchfork. Retrieved June 10, 2016. 

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