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Joy Division - The Peel Sessions flac album
  • Performer Joy Division
  • Title The Peel Sessions
  • Date of release 1986
  • Country Europe
  • Style New Wave, Post-Punk
  • Other formats MP1 TTA VQF MP3 MIDI AIFF MP2
  • Genre Rock
  • Size MP3 1388 mb
  • Size FLAC 1265 mb
  • Rating: 4.3
  • Votes: 541

The Joy Division Peel sessions are a series of sessions recorded by English post-punk band Joy Division for John Peel's radio show on BBC Radio 1 between January and November 1979. The first EP, The Peel Sessions, was released in 1986 by record label Strange Fruit. It features recordings made for John Peel's show broadcast on 14 February 1979, and was recorded at the BBC Studios in Maida Vale, London, England on 31 January 1979. None of the songs had been released prior to the broadcast.

Joy Division were really picking up steam by the beginning of 1979; all the key relationships between Tony Wilson, Martin Hannett, and The Factory had been made and "A Factory Sample" was on its way to release. At the same time, John Peel was frequently playing the new 12" version of "An Ideal for Living" over the airwaves. He invited Joy Division into the studio for their first session. One of the problems with the 2nd Peel Session in my opinion is that the bass is lower in the mix than in the 1st session. Knowing Joy Division's sound, you'd know this is a problem. But of course, the session is still great; this is by no means a massive complaint, especially when you consider the magnitude of the songs.

lbum recopilatorio de Joy Division. The Peel Sessions es una colección de dos grabaciones Peel Sessions grabadas por la banda británica Joy Division en 1979 para el programa de radio de John Peel de la BBC Radio 1. Inicialmente se publicaron como dos EP del mismo título, "The Peel Sessions" (1986) y "The Peel Sessions" (1987). Todas las canciones compuestas por Joy Division.

The Peel Sessions" is a collection of the two Peel Sessions recorded by Joy Division in 1979. None of the songs had been released before the transmission. Peel sessions - Pour les articles homonymes, voir Peel. De nombreux albums enregistrés pour l émission radiophonique de John Peel sur BBC Radio 1 portent le nom de Peel Sessions. La plupart de ces albums sont édités par le label Strange Fruit.

Joy Division recorded its first John Peel Session in January and second in November of 1979. The group's first full-length release, Unknown Pleasures, would hit the streets between the two - around the same time Manchester's sewage system collapsed (at least the city had something to celebrate in its hometown band's brilliant debut). They were rendered somewhat redundant once combined into this recording.

Released November 1986. The Peel Sessions Tracklist. 1. Exercise One Lyrics. It features the recordings made for John Peel’s show transmitted on 14 February 1979, and was recorded at the BBC Studios in Maida Vale, London, England on 31 January 1979. The Peel Sessions Q&A.


A1 Exercise One 2:30
A2 Insight 3:55
B1 She's Lost Control 4:10
B2 Transmission 3:55

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – BBC Enterprises Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Strange Fruit Records Ltd.
  • Published By – Fractured Music
  • Published By – Zomba Music Publishing Ltd.
  • Distributed By – Pinnacle
  • Mastered At – Musitech
  • Mastered At – CTS Studios
  • Pressed By – Adrenalin


  • Bass, Guitar, Vocals – Peter Hook
  • Composed By – Joy Division
  • Design [Sleeve Designed By] – Wyke Studios
  • Drums – Stephen Morris
  • Engineer [Cutting] – Bob Jones
  • Guitar, Vocals – Ian Curtis
  • Lacquer Cut By – B.J.*
  • Producer – Bob Sargeant
  • Synthesizer, Guitar, Bass – Bernard Dicken
  • Written-By – Joy Division


Recorded 31st January 1979.
First transmission 14th February 1979.
By arrangement with BBC Records and Tapes.
℗ 1986 BBC Enterprises Ltd.
© 1986 Strange Fruit Records.
Pub: Fractured Music/Zomba Music Publishers.
Successfully distributed by Pinnacle Records.
Printed on label: Made in England.
Printed on sleeve: Manufactured in Gt. Britain.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): SFPS013 - A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): SFPS013 - B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout etching side A): SFPS 013A-1 MT. Adrenalin B.J
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout etching side B): SFPS 013 B-1 MT. Adrenalin CTS

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SFPS 013 Joy Division The Peel Sessions ‎(CD, EP, RP) Castle Communications SFPS 013 Europe Unknown
SFPS 013 Joy Division The Peel Sessions ‎(CD, EP) Castle Communications SFPS 013 Europe 1989
SFPS 013 4, 0134 Joy Division The Peel Sessions ‎(Cass) Castle Communications, Castle Communications SFPS 013 4, 0134 Netherlands 1990
SFPS013 Joy Division The Peel Sessions ‎(12", RP, W/Lbl) Strange Fruit SFPS013 UK 1987
SFPSC 013 Joy Division The Peel Sessions ‎(Cass, EP) Strange Fruit SFPSC 013 Canada 1986