Unknown Pleasures is the debut studio album by English rock band Joy Division, released on 15 June 1979 by Factory Records. The album was recorded and mixed over three successive weekends at Stockport's Strawberry Studios in April 1979, and was produced by Martin Hannett, who incorporated a number of unconventional production techniques into the group's sound.Genre: Post-punk. Mar 08, 2014 · "Unknown Pleasures" is guitar-centric rock. With their second and last album "Closer" the band moved toward a keyboard-centric sound and then on to the New Order dance band following singer Ian Curtis's suicide. I prefer "Unknown Pleasures" to "Closer."4.4/5(55).
Unknown Pleasures (Chinese: 任逍遥; pinyin: Rèn xiāo yáo; literally: 'Free from all constraints') is a 2002 Chinese film directed by Jia Zhangke, starring Wu Qiong, Zhao Weiwei and Zhao Tao as three disaffected youths living in Datong in 2001, part of the new "Birth Control" generation. Fed on a steady diet of popular culture, both Western and Chinese, the characters of Unknown Pleasures Directed by: Jia Zhangke. Feb 16, 2019 · Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures at Discogs. Complete your Joy Division collection.4.6/5(7.6K).
Oct 29, 2007 · Simply put, the group's debut full-length Unknown Pleasures, released in 1979, sounds like little that came before it. At its most familiar, 10/10. It even looks like something classic, beyond its time or place of origin even as it was a clear product of both -- one of Peter Saville's earliest and best designs, a transcription of a signal showing a star going nova, on a black embossed sleeve. If that were all Unknown Pleasures was, it wouldn't be discussed so much, but the ten songs inside, quite simply, are stone-cold landmarks, the 10/10.
By the time of their first LP, Unknown Pleasures, Joy Division had tempered their style, planishing it down to a doleful, deep-toned sound that often suggested an elaborate version of the Velvet.