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Watch The Best Pub Band Ever

Watch The Best Pub Band Ever

Everyday, we bring you the best thing we've seen on YouTube -- a great piece of archive footage, a music promo or a clip from one of our favourite movies of TV shows.

Today: Watch Joy Divison performing “She’s Lost Control” and a fantastic version of “Shadowplay” in a pub in 1979.

The opening credits say it is filmed in “Altringham: A suburb of Manchester” and it is directed by Malcolm Whitehead.

The footage is filmed in beautifully textured Super 8mm and lasts a superb 7 minutes.

Ian Curtis really can dance like a kung fu robot.

You don’t get pub bands like this nowadays.

Watch Joy Division very much in control – by clicking here now


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