As tipped here Friday, Joy Division's three albums each will be expanded with an extra disc of rare live material Oct. 30 via Rhino. The same day, the label will issue the soundtrack to the film "Cont

As tipped here Friday, Joy Division's three albums each will be expanded with an extra disc of rare live material Oct. 30 via Rhino. The same day, the label will issue the soundtrack to the film "Control," based on the life of late Joy Division singer Ian Curtis.

The band's debut, "Unknown Pleasures," features a 16-song, July 13, 1979, show at Manchester, England's iconic Factory club. Among the cuts played was "Love Will Tear Us Apart," which was not released until after Curtis' suicide on May 18, 1980.

"Closer" is expanded with a 12-song set taped Feb. 8, 1980, at the University of London, while "Still" includes 14 songs from a soundcheck and show on Feb. 20, 1980 at High Wycombe Town Hall. The original album, as released in 1981, features Joy Division's final show from May 2 at Birmingham University.

As for the "Control" soundtrack, it balances previously released cuts from the Velvet Underground, Iggy Pop, David Bowie, Roxy Music and Kraftwerk, as well as the Killers' cover of "Shadowplay" and three excerpts from the film's score by New Order. The film cast's version of "Transmission" is also included.

A Joy Division vinyl box will be available today (Sept. 11) exclusively at Rhino.com, before rolling out as individual sets across all retail beginning Sept. 25.

"The strangest thing is that when Ian died, our manager [the late Rob Gretton] said to us not to worry because Joy Division would be much bigger in 10 years, which of course wasn't much solace at the time," Joy Division/New Order bassist Peter Hook tells Billboard. "Up to Ian's death, I think we'd sold about 10,000 records. But strangely his words have proved to be true 10, 20, 30 years on. It's almost become a myth."

Here are the Joy Division bonus disc track lists:

"Unknown Pleasures":
Live at the Factory, Manchester, England (July 13, 1979)
"Dead Souls"
"The Only Mistake"
"Insight"
"Candidate"
"Wilderness"
"She's Lost Control"
"Shadowplay"
"Disorder"
"Interzone"
"Atrocity Exhibition"
"Novelty"
"Transmission"
"Novelty" (mono)
"Transmission" (mono)
"Love Will Tear Us Apart"
"Glass"

"Closer"
Live at ULU, University of London (Feb. 8, 1980)
"Dead Souls"
"Glass"
"A Means To An End"
"Twenty Four Hours"
"Shadowplay"
"Insight"
"Colony"
"These Days"
"Love Will Tear Us Apart"
"Isolation"
Encore:
"The Eternal"
"Digital"

"Still"
Live at High Wycombe Town Hall (Feb. 20, 1980)
"Isolation"
"The Eternal"
"Ice Age"
"Disorder"
"The Sound of Music"
"The Eternal"
Soundcheck:
"The Sound of Music"
"A Means To An End"
"Colony"
"Twenty Four Hours"
"Isolation"
"Love Will Tear Us Apart"
"Disorder"
"Atrocity Exhibition"

Here is the track list for "Control":
Film Score, Part 1, New Order
"What Goes On," Velvet Underground
"Shadowplay," the Killers
"Boredom" (live), the Buzzcocks
"Dead Souls," Joy Division
"She Was Naked," Supersister
"Sister Midnight," Iggy Pop
"Love Will Tear Us Apart," Joy Division
Film Score, Part 2, New Order
"Drive in Saturday," David Bowie
"Chicken Town," John Cooper Clarke
"2 H.B.," Roxy Music
"Transmission," Cast Band Version
"Autobahn," Kraftwerk
"Atmosphere," Joy Division
Film Score, Part 3, New Order
"Warszawa," David Bowie

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