Joy DivisionUnknown Pleasures

Label:Factory – FACT 10 40
Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition, Reissue, Repress, Red [Ruby Red], 180g
Genre:Electronic, Rock
Style:New Wave, Post-Punk


A2Day Of The Lords4:43
A5New Dawn Fades4:47
B1She’s Lost Control3:40
B5I Remember Nothing6:00

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30,000 copies released worldwide in textured sleeve with pulsar plots in black on white background. Pulsar in black on white on side A (Outside) label and white on black on side B (Inside) label. The vinyl is transparent.

℗ 2015 & © 2019 Warner Records UK Ltd.

[Sticker (on shrink wrap)]
Joy Division Unknown Pleasures
40th anniversary limited edition of the classic debut album
Pressed on ruby red 180g heavyweight vinyl

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Sticker, text): 0 190295 443238
  • Barcode (Sticker, scanned): 190295443238
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, etched, side A): BE77559-01 A2 0825646183906 F.A.
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, etched, side B): BE77559-01 B1 0825646183906

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Unknown Pleasures (LP, Album, Textured Sleeve)FactoryFACT 10UK1979
Unknown Pleasures (LP, Album, Tranco Pressing)FactoryFACT 10UK1979
Unknown Pleasures (LP, Album, Textured Sleeve)FactoryFACT 10UK1979
Unknown Pleasures (LP, Album, Textured Sleeve)FactoryFACT 10UK1979
Unknown Pleasures (LP, Album, Smooth Cover)Factory (US)FACTUS 1US1980
  • JackdawTrading's avatar
    Got this for $45 at Reckless records in Chicago, got this instead of the $25 normal reissue because that one is supposed to sound just absolutely awful.

    This Copy sounds really really really amazing , no skips here QUALITYYYYYYY
    And the White album with black insert was the original wishes of the band for this albums release !!

    The Red is a little odd as a color and I’m not sure I understand why it was chosen, but this release is really cool
    • NickTaxidermy's avatar
      had some skipping on Disorder the first time I listened but hasn't happened since. listening now and it sounds superb.
      • michaelleo93's avatar
        Edited 9 months ago
        Extremely pleased with this pressing. Bought the 2015 repress with the textured sleeve and it’s flatter than plywood. This pressing brought out the most dynamic and overall best listening experience I’ve ever had with this album.
        • ALexus1907's avatar
          Edited 10 months ago
          Sleeve is nice and textured, record is straight however not perfect. on my copy there is a good amount of pops on side B and actual visible and audible scratches on "I Remember Nothing" (I bought it brand and new sealed and I noticed them as soon as I took the record out for the first time and inspected it visually). There's also a good amount of sibilance on the inner grooves - I use an ortofon 30 stylus which has so far dealt very well with that on all of my records except this one. If you just want a good sounding record then you're definitely better off looking elsewhere. I haven't experienced the aforementioned skipping however my turntable has a linear tracking tonearm so it may be a bit more resistant to that.
          • KMDPDG's avatar
            Honestly this pressing is pretty decent. I guess I got lucky with the skipping issue cuz I did not experience it (also using an elliptical AT stylus). There is a bit of surface noise towards the middle of the album, but it’s so minimal that I barely notice. Pressing is gorgeous on translucent red. 5 stars from me in the quality department.
            • Suendenfall's avatar
              DON´T feed the sharks! There will always be people trying to make a quick buck or sell vinyl at exorbitant prices. Ignore them! Very soon such people will disappear from DISCOGS since nobody buys from them.
              • goroskob's avatar
                Sounds great but skips like hell. I use Technics record player and installed brand new AT cartridge with elliptical stylus and this is the only record that skips out of 20+ records I played with this cartridge.
                • Grindgurk's avatar
                  This is one of the best sounding pressings I've ever heard.

                  I've listened to Unknown Pleasures in various versions and on many, many systems through the years. When putting this version on I heard elements I've not yet heard. This is apparently not a remaster, so I put that completely down to the pressing.
                  Absolutely insane record.
                  • ummmm's avatar
                    A good sounding record with a neat spin on the original cover, but this wouldn't be in my collection if i had to pay the some 70$ its going for now. But I guess someone someone is
                    • ManticoreMantra's avatar
                      Sounds great on my system (Rega RP10 and Apheta II). Crisp, dynamic and no pops or clicks or surface noise



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