~ Release group by Joy Division


CloserJoy Division12" Vinyl9
  • GB1980-07-18
Factory (Records/Communications)FACT 25[none]
CloserJoy Division12" Vinyl9
  • AU1980-09-05
GAP Records (Australian reissuer of Factory and Rough Trade)FACOZ 1001
CloserJoy Division12" Vinyl9
Factory (Records/Communications), Base RecordFACT 25[none]
CloserJoy DivisionCD9
Factory (Records/Communications), Virgin France S.A. (not for release label use!)302163268440302161
CloserJoy DivisionCD9
Factory (Records/Communications)FACD 25[none]
CloserJoy DivisionCD9
PolyGram Group Canada Inc.830 685-2
CloserJoy DivisionCD9
Factory (Records/Communications), Rough Trade (pre-2000)RTDCD 684005902106825
CloserJoy DivisionCD9
Qwest Records9 25841-2075992584128
CloserJoy DivisionCD9
London Records 90520 015-2731452001528
CloserJoy DivisionCD9
London Records 903984 28219 2639842821926
Closer (Reissue)Joy DivisionCD9
  • JP1993-11-06
Polydor (Japanese domestic releases only!)POCD-18804988005131980
CloserJoy DivisionCD9
London Records520 015-2731452001528
CloserJoy DivisionCD9
Factory (Records/Communications)2 28219639842821926
CloserJoy DivisionCD9
London Records 903984 28219 2639842821926
CloserJoy Division2×CD9 + 12
  • GB2007-09-17
London Records 902564 69779 1825646977918
Closer (collector’s edition)Joy DivisionDigital Media21
  • XW2007-09-17
London Records 90[none]
CloserJoy Division2×CD9 + 12
  • US2007-10-30
London Records 90R2 330876081227996048
CloserJoy Division12" Vinyl9
Rhino (reissue label)RHI1 73394081227339418
CloserJoy Division2×CD9 + 12
  • JP2008-03-05
London Records, London Records 90WPCR-12840/14943674077977
CloserJoy DivisionDigital Media21
Warner Music United Kingdom825646450534
CloserJoy DivisionDigital Media9
  • XE2020-07-17
Warner Music UK (formerly Warner Records Ltd., a branch of WEA International)190295 264437
CloserJoy DivisionCD9Zona RecordsZNCD VII[none]
CloserJoy DivisionCD9
  • GB2008-10-07
Rhino (reissue label), The Times, Upfront (UK promotions company)UPJOYD001[none]


included in:1977–1980
Closer / Unknown Pleasures
In Memory
part of:The Phoenix: The Ten Landmark Albums That Made Indie Rock (number: 5) (order: 5)
My Life in Music: Perry Farrell (SPIN magazine, 2003-07) (number: G) (order: 7)
The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever (number: 95) (order: 95)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2003 edition (number: 157) (order: 157)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2012 edition (number: 157) (order: 157)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2020 edition (number: 309) (order: 309)
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Wikidata:Q756930 [info]