R.I.P. IAN CURTIS 18051980

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by albal, 18 May 2010.

  1. albal

    albal Veteran

  2. "1805 1980"? Well, at least he had a good innings.
  3. threebikesmcginty

    threebikesmcginty Corn Fed Hick...

    ...on the slake
    I was only a youngster when Ian Curtis killed himself but Joy Division was a band I really liked at that time. Couldn't understand why anyone would want to do that - I remember listening to John Peel and he said the same.
  4. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    My dad, thumbing through little brother's record collection, asks 'who's Joy Davidson?" :biggrin:
  5. Yellow Fang

    Yellow Fang Guru

    I never got into their albums because the producer really messed up their music, but those old clips on YouTube show what a fantastic band they were live and what a great performer Ian Curtis was.

    It's not too surprising to hear he killed himself after listening to some of those lyrics.
  6. accountantpete

    accountantpete Legendary Member

    I can't concentrate
    I'm in a state
    I don't feel straight
    I can't love or hate
    I can't feel nothing
    Can't see nothing
    Only just learning
    I ain't no king
    If you're in a rut
    You've got get out of it
    Out of it !!!!!
  7. upsidedown

    upsidedown Waiting for the great leap forward

    The middle bit
  8. threebikesmcginty

    threebikesmcginty Corn Fed Hick...

    ...on the slake
    Stuff shrinks in the wash though doesn't it. :biggrin:
  9. I want some Joy Division Oven Gloves.:angry:
  10. DP

    DP Chasse patate

  11. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    i live a stone's throw from where he lived and died.

    r.i.p. ian
  12. lifeson

    lifeson New Member

    Ive got that beat, I am Ian Curtis (honest) was quite a disturbing day when it was announced I had died in NME and I walked into school
  13. craigwend

    craigwend Grimpeur des Holderness

  14. Monsieur Remings

    Monsieur Remings Veteran

    Yatton UK
    RIP Ian Curtis, nice link that one Craigwend.
  15. mangaman

    mangaman Guest

    There was an even cooler one without the writing, just the black and white mountains or whatever they are.

    I saw him live a few months before he died. Fantastic music I think. Unlike anybody else I can think of really - and to be unique in pop music is virtually impossible.

    Loads of tracks to choose as my fav. but I'll link to this

    View: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVc29bYIvCM
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