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Audio: Joy Divison’s ‘An Ideal For Living’ EP to be Officially Released for First Time

Joy Division’s “An Ideal For Living” EP will be officially released for the first time on Record Store Day, APril 19, 2014, the NME reports.

The EP, recorded in 1978 not long after the group changed its name from Warsaw, was previously only available as a bootleg.

On Joy Division’s Facebook page:

Joy Division’s debut release An Ideal For Living has been re-imagined for Record Store Day 2014.

With beautiful new artwork and a new master, cut at Abbey Road in January 2014 by the band’s long-standing engineer and vinyl specialist Frank Arkwright.

The sleeve pays homage to the ‘Scaffolding’ release of this classic Joy Division record.

Limited edition but not numbered.

Listen below:

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