Joy Division: Ceremony

A Saturday morning and awake at 8am so listening to a download of Desert Island Discs, with guest US ambassador Matthew Barzun. Totally suprised when he chose 'Ceremony', covered by Galaxie 500 and found myself shedding tears. It's a song I always wondered why was never picked by anyone, and that would be in my 8 discs shortlist, twice, the Ian Curtis vocal original and the Bernie Sumner post-Curtis demise New Order version. The early live performance (4th video down) shows a band looking unlikely to be around for long but they made it,and seeing the one guy in the crowd dancing to this is something special.


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