Joy Division announce 40th anniversary vinyl edition of Still

The special edition vinyl is coming next year

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Joy Division‘s Still is getting a 40th anniversary reissue.

The compilation record will be re-released on February 11, 2022 and follows on from previous anniversary releases for the band’s Unknown Pleasures and Closer.

Still will be a limited edition reissue with a ruby red sleeve and pressed on crystal clear vinyl. It will only be available to buy via New Order’s official store here.


You can see the vinyl here:

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Joy Division Still reissue. Credit: Press

Still is a compilation album that was first released in 1981 after the death of Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis.

The record featured previously unreleased studio material, two non-album tracks (“Dead Souls” and “Glass”) and a live recording of Joy Division’s last-ever concert at Birmingham University.

The show featured the band’s only live performance of “Ceremony”. The track was later released by New Order as their debut single in 1981.

You can see the full tracklist for the Still reissue below:

Side A
“Exercise One”

“Ice Age”
“The Sound Of Music”
“The Only Mistake”


Side B
“Walked In Line”

“The Kill”
“Something Must Break”
“Dead Souls”
“Sister Ray”

Side C
“Means To An End”
“New Dawn Fades”
“Twenty Four Hours”

Side D


New Order recently returned to live performing with a homecoming show at Manchester’s Heaton Park. They are playing a further show at The O2 in London on November 6.

New Order will also be celebrating the 40th anniversary of their debut album Movement on November 13 with the release of their Taras Shevchenko film – which was filmed live at the Ukrainian National Home in New York City on November 18, 1981 – on YouTube.

A second series of the official Joy Division/New Order podcast Transmissions: The Definitive Story is also in the works, with more information expected soon.

Originally published on NME

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