Joy Division ‎– Atmosphere

Label:
Factory ‎– FACUS 2/UK, Factory (US) ‎– Facus 2
Format:
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM, Single, Black Print
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Tracklist

A Atmosphere 4:05
B She's Lost Control 4:41

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Labels:
A Factory Records (U.S.) Inc. Product
re-released in the United Kingdom

First UK Pressing - Rear sleeve has (UK) printed at bottom.

This edition features black print text on white labels
Some copies were pressed on dark red translucent vinyl.

A mispress bearing the correct A and B-side paper labels but featuring She's Lost Control pressed on both sides can be found here: Joy Division - Atmosphere.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, variant 1): FACUS 2 A ̶B̶ 2 A PORKY PRIME CUT. HERE ARE THE YOUNG MEN.
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, variant 1): FACUS 2B A̶ 2 A PORKY PRIME CUT. BUT WHERE HAVE THEY BEEN.
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, variant 2): FACUS 2 AB̶ 2 A PORKY PRIME CUT HERE ARE THE YOUNG MEN
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, variant 2): FACUS 2 A̶2 B2 A PORKY PRIME CUT BUT WHERE HAVE THEY BEEN
  • Matrix / Runout (Printed on A side label): FACUS 2/UK A
  • Matrix / Runout (Printed on B side label): FACUS 2/UK B
  • Other (Printed on both labels): 2/9/80

Other Versions (5 of 26) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
Facus 2, FACUS 2 Joy Division She's Lost Control / Atmosphere(12", Single, Tra) Factory (US), Factory (US) Facus 2, FACUS 2 US 1980 Sell This Version
YW-7422-AX, Facus 2 Joy Division Atmosphere(12", Single, Promo) Columbia, Factory YW-7422-AX, Facus 2 Japan 1984 Sell This Version
FACUS 2/UK, Facus 2 Joy Division Atmosphere(12", Single, RP) Factory, Factory (US) FACUS 2/UK, Facus 2 UK 1980 Sell This Version
GOOD 39, Facus 2 Joy Division Atmosphere(12", Single, RE) EMI, EMI GOOD 39, Facus 2 New Zealand 1984 Sell This Version
FACUS 2/UK, Facus 2 Joy Division Atmosphere(12", Single, Gre) Factory, Factory (US) FACUS 2/UK, Facus 2 UK 1980 Sell This Version

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DogBouy

DogBouy

January 13, 2018
Just added my mispress of this. I remember how pissed I was when I bought it. I had to go down and buy another copy because the store wouldn’t return it - lol.
maxal

maxal

April 28, 2017
I love this record, playing it countless times. For me, Atmosphere is more rarified than Love Will Tear Us Apart. Atmosphere is closest to the sense of loss and LWTUA is about loss from a safer distance. The snowscene cover art is also pitched perfectly - a cold, still beauty.
Ianzombie

Ianzombie

July 26, 2015
My vinyl seems to be green when held up to a bright light, no red. Everything else matches however.
Omind

Omind

June 13, 2014

Great version of "She's Lost Control" ~ different than the one on Unknown Pleasures.
ksdfjsldfj

ksdfjsldfj

November 13, 2012
A light variation in my own copy:
Side A: FACUS 2A ̶B̶ 2 | A PORKY PRIME CUT. | HERE ARE THE YOUNG MEN.
Side B: FACUS 2B̶ A̶ 2 | A PORKY PRIME CUT. | BUT WHERE HAVE THEY BEEN.

And would like someone to confirm labels: dark green on white. Pics shows black on white.
dj_unknown23

dj_unknown23

July 19, 2006
edited over 13 years ago

Although not exactly rare or hard to find, this 12'' is one of the most cherished in my collection simply for the fact that when I first purchased this record ( i still own the copy i purchased in 1987 )it was the beginning for me as an avid collector and DJ.

For those of us whom are fortunate enough to be able to play records such as this out in clubs and bars effectivley, it's great to be able to have on 12'' as opposed to any other format, for reasons relative to both sound and mixing.