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Joy Division’s “Unknown Pleasures” Album Cover Explained by Peter Saville

Joy Division’s “Unknown Pleasures” Album Cover Explained by Peter Saville

Unknown Pleasures - Joy Division (Factory, 1979): "This was the first and only time that the band gave me something that they’d like for a cover."

Peter Saville on his classic Joy Division and New Order artwork

Peter Saville is a legendary album cover designer. He’s best known for his Joy Division and New Order covers, but has also done work for Pulp, Suede and Roxy Music.

Next New Order Album (it’s an anthology from Joy Division to New Order, plus one unreleased New Order track). Also a great article on the history of their album art work.

Peter Saville on his classic Joy Division and New Order artwork

Technique, New Order (Factory, 1989). I’d moved on from being interested in 80s consumer products and had begun going to Pimlico Road to look at antique shops. Which was where I saw the cherub statue we used on Technique. It was a garden ornament and we rented it for the shoot. It’s a very bacchanalian image, which fitted the moment just before the last financial crash and the new drug-fuelled hedonism involved in the music scene."

Peter Saville on his classic Joy Division and New Order artwork

Flyer Goodness: Art of the Factory Records family - The Hacienda, Peter Saville, Joy Division, New Order

The beginning of it all: The poster for Factory 1 designed by Peter Saville. via Cerystemic Factory. Poster for the second birthday o.

Album cover Blue Monday - New Order, by Peter Saville

New Order - Blue Monday - Cover design: Peter Saville and Brett Wickens

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The Work of Peter Saville

New Order- Power, Corruption, and Lies

The Stories Behind 10 Great Album Covers by Famous Artists

I remember constantly replacing the blue-tack on the back of this one, in a desperate attempt to hang it on my bedroom wall.  'After' designed by Peter Saville.

OMD album sleeve "English Electric" designed by British graphic designer Peter Saville

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