A new book collecting the oral history of Joy Division has been announced. This Searing Light, the Sun and Everything Else: Joy Division – The Oral History by Jon Savage is out March 7 (UK) and April 23 (USA) via Faber & Faber. It features over three decades worth of interviews with pivotal members in the Joy Division story: Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris, Deborah Curtis, Peter Saville, and many others. Find an image of the cover below.
Savage is the author of England’s Dreaming: Sex Pistols and Punk Rock, Teenage: The Creation of Youth, 1875 – 1945 and 1966: The Year the Decade Exploded. Read Pitchfork’s new list, “The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s,” featuring Joy Division’s Closer at No. 12.