Joy Division/Control

I’m a fan of Joy Division and loved the film 2007 CONTROL, but just this week I finally got around to reading the book the movie is based on:

Written by Ian’s widow Deborah, the book tracks the rise and seemingly unavoidable end with Curtis’ suicide. A complete discography, show dates and lyrics to all Joy Division and Warsaw songs are included.

After reading the book, I found Control the perfect title for the film. Ian Curtis was a control freak and lacked it all at the same time. Oh, why are all of my heroes f*$k ups? Sigh.

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