Tracklists for Joy Division Reissues on Rhino -- Vinyl! Studio albums! Control soundtrack! Killers covering "Shadowplay"!

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I was going to make some crack about how anyone who owns the Joy Division Heart and Soul boxed set won't need these, but then I just saw on amazon.com that it's way out of print. (Guess I'll hold on to the one in my office right over there...) But good news! Rhino's reissuing Joy Division's studio albums on vinyl and CD, and releasing the soundtrack to the biopic, Control -- which is directed by Anton Corbijn, the photographer noted for his rich, evocative black-and-white photos. View the trailer below. God, I'm excited for this.

Too bad the Killers cover of "Shadowplay" is, er, not so great. Stream it below. Tracklisting for all of these things after the jump, save for Control, which is right here:

1. "Film Score, Part 1" - New Order* 2. "What Goes On" - Velvet Underground 3. "Shadowplay" - The Killers* 4. "Boredom" - Buzzcocks (Live) 5. "Dead Souls" - Joy Division 6. "She Was Naked" - Supersister 7. "Sister Midnight" - Iggy Pop 8. "Love Will Tear Us Apart" - Joy Division 9. "Film Score, Part 2" - New Order* 10. "Drive In Saturday" - David Bowie 11. "Chicken Town" - John Cooper Clarke 12. "2 H.B." - Roxy Music 13. "Transmission" - Cast Band Version* 14. "Autobahn" - Kraftwerk 15. "Atmosphere" - Joy Division 16. "Film Score, Part 3" - New Order* 17. "Warszawa" - David Bowie *previously unreleased

LOS ANGELES -- Joy Division recorded two albums before singer Ian Curtis tragically took his own life in 1980. But what the Manchester quartet lacked in longevity, they more than made up for with the quality, achieving a greater impact with those two groundbreaking recordings than most bands could ever hope to achieve. To celebrate Joy Division's formation 30 years ago, Rhino Records spotlights the band this fall with a number of projects, including expanded reissues of the group's essential releases, a special vinyl boxed set, the soundtrack to an upcoming film about Curtis and ringtones.

Offered exclusively at Rhino.com, the JOY DIVISION VINYL BOX will be available September 11 for a suggested list price of $199.98. The boxed set contains 180-gram vinyl editions of UNKNOWN PLEASURES, CLOSER and STILL that will also be available individually on September 18 at all retail outlets.

Rhino will also reissue double-CD, collector's editions of those albums expanded with rare and unreleased music. The first disc of each set features the original album remastered, while the second disc contains unreleased live performances. The deluxe editions of UNKNOWN PLEASURES, CLOSER and STILL will be available at physical and digital retailers October 30 for a suggested list price of $24.98 each.

All together, the trio of reissues offers fans nearly three hours of previously unavailable music. UNKNOWN PLEASURES captures the band in Manchester at The Factory playing "Dead Souls," "Shadowplay" and more. CLOSER contains Joy Division's concert at the University of London, which included performance of "Digital," "Twenty Four Hours" and "Glass." STILL features the group soundchecking and performing "Isolation," "The Eternal" and "Love Will Tear Us Apart" at High Wycombe.

More Joy Division is on tap for October 30 as Rhino releases the soundtrack for CONTROL, a film that centers on the band's enigmatic lead singer and marks the feature film directorial debut of acclaimed photographer Anton Corbijn. Distributed by The Weinstein Company, the film will screen at The Toronto Film Festival in early September and The Swerve Festival in Los Angeles in late September. It will begin a limited release October 10. Like the film, the soundtrack features music by Joy Division alongside music from artists of the era, including David Bowie, The Buzzcocks, Roxy Music, Iggy Pop and Velvet Underground. The set also contains previously unreleased music including parts of New Order's score for the film, as well as a recording of "Shadowplay" by The Killers. The actors, who learned how to play instruments to portray the band, contribute an additional unreleased song with their version of "Transmission."

The Joy Division celebration continues as Rhino Mobile offers a pair of custom ringtones featuring the songs "Love Will Tear Us Apart Again" and "Transmission." Both ringtones will be available through all mobile carriers.

UNKNOWN PLEASURES Track Listing Disc 1 1. "Disorder" 2. "Day Of The Lord" 3. "Candidate" 4. "Insight" 5. "New Dawn Fades" 6. "She's Lost Control" 7. "Shadowplay" 8. "Wilderness" 9. "Interzone" 10. "I Remember Nothing"

Disc 2 Live At The Factory, Manchester (13 July 1979) 1. "Dead Souls" 2. "The Only Mistake" 3. "Insight" 4. "Candidate" 5. "Wilderness" 6. "She's Lost Control" 7. "Shadowplay" 8. "Disorder" 9. "Interzone" 10. "Atrocity Exhibition" 11. "Novelty" 12. "Transmission" 13. "Novelty" (mono) 14. "Transmission" (mono) 15. "Love Will Tear Us Apart" 16. "Glass"

CLOSER Track Listing Disc 1 1. "Atrocity Exhibition" 2. "Isolation" 3. "Passover" 4. "Colony" 5. "A Means To An End" 6. "Heart And Soul" 7. "24 Hours" 8. "The Eternal" 9. "Decades"

Disc 2 Live at ULU, University Of London (8 February 1980) 1. "Dead Souls" 2. "Glass" 3. "A Means To An End" 4. "Twenty Four Hours" 5. "Shadowplay" 6. "Insight" 7. "Colony" 8. "These Days" 9. "Love Will Tear Us Apart" 10. "Isolation" Encore 11. "The Eternal" 12. "Digital"

STILL Track Listing 1. "Exercise One' 2. "Ice Age" 3. "Sound Of Music" 4. "Glass" 5. "The Only Mistake" 6. "Walked In Line" 7. "The Kill" 8. "Something Must Break" 9. "Dead Souls" 10. "Sister Ray" 11. "Ceremony" 12. "Shadowplay" 13. "Means To An End" 14. "Passover" 15. "New Dawn Fades" 16. "Transmission" 17. "Disorder" 18. "Isolation" 19. "Decades" 20. "Digital"

Disc 2 Live At High Wycombe Town Hall (20 February 1980) 1. "Isolation" 2. "The Eternal" 3. "Ice Age" 4. "Disorder" 5. "The Sound Of Music" 6. "The Eternal" Soundcheck 7. "The Sound Of Music" 8. "A Means To An End" 9. "Colony" 10. "Twenty Four Hours" 11. "Isolation" 12. "Love Will Tear Us Apart" 13. "Disorder" 14. "Atrocity Exhibition"

-- Annie Zaleski

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