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The best album by Joy Division is Unknown Pleasures which is ranked number 38 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 30,651.

Joy Division is ranked number 25 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 54,948.

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Joy Division best albums

The following albums by Joy Division are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

Unknown PleasuresUnited Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1979Appears in:829 charts
Rank in 1979:3Rank Score:30,651
Rank in 1970s11Overall Rank:38
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (863 votes)
Comments: 85 comments
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2.

CloserUnited Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1980Appears in:661 charts
Rank in 1980:2Rank Score:22,288
Rank in 1980s9Overall Rank:65
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (804 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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3.

Substance
Compilation
United Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1988Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 1988:17Rank Score:1,510
Rank in 1980s159Overall Rank:987
Average Rating:  79/100 (154 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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4.

Still
Compilation
United Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1981Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1981:88Rank Score:222
Rank in 1980s754Overall Rank:4,694
Average Rating:  77/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.

Les Bains Douches 18 December 1979United Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:2001Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 2001:233Rank Score:99
Rank in 2000s2,539Overall Rank:8,874
Average Rating:  75/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

An Ideal For LivingUnited Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1978Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1978:201Rank Score:57
Rank in 1970s1,921Overall Rank:13,623
Average Rating:  68/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Heart And Soul
Compilation
United Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1997Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 1997:335Rank Score:54
Rank in 1990s3,102Overall Rank:14,047
Average Rating:  72/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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The Best Of Joy Division
Compilation
United Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:2008Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 2008:558Rank Score:35
Rank in 2000s5,097Overall Rank:16,711
Average Rating:  68/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

The Peel SessionsUnited Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1990Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1990:356Rank Score:19
Rank in 1990s4,408Overall Rank:20,137
Average Rating:  73/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

PermanentUnited Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1995Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 1995:487Rank Score:14
Rank in 1990s4,859Overall Rank:22,216
Average Rating:  65/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Overall band rank: 25

This may not be a complete discography for Joy Division. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Joy Division best tracks

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1.Love Will Tear Us Apart
(from the album Substance)
 90/100 (235 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.Disorder
(from the album Unknown Pleasures)
 90/100 (241 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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3.She's Lost Control
(from the album Unknown Pleasures)
 89/100 (220 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.Shadowplay
(from the album Unknown Pleasures)
 89/100 (202 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.Decades
(from the album Closer)
 88/100 (161 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.Transmission
(from the album Substance)
 87/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.New Dawn Fades
(from the album Unknown Pleasures)
 87/100 (181 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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8.Atmosphere
(from the album Substance)
 87/100 (67 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.She's Lost Control
(from the album Substance)
 86/100 (47 votes)
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10.Twenty Four Hours
(from the album Closer)
 86/100 (140 votes)
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11.The Eternal
(from the album Closer)
 85/100 (134 votes)
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12.Day Of The Lords
(from the album Unknown Pleasures)
 85/100 (160 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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13.Interzone
(from the album Unknown Pleasures)
 85/100 (146 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.Isolation
(from the album Closer)
 84/100 (139 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.Heart & Soul
(from the album Closer)
 84/100 (131 votes)
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16.Atrocity Exhibition
(from the album Closer)
 84/100 (141 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.Insight
(from the album Unknown Pleasures)
 83/100 (147 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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18.Passover
(from the album Closer)
 83/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.A Means To An End
(from the album Closer)
 83/100 (119 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Wilderness
(from the album Unknown Pleasures)
 83/100 (145 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Joy Division ratings

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84/100 (from 137 votes)
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From BillyBibbit 10/19/2014 14:20
Makers of the sound of 80's. Big influence on history of rock and whole world culture.
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From Kuzh69 10/17/2014 01:31
Way too short for Ian and joy division...... At least we have a couple
of MINT albums to listen to.
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From PrinterCat 10/06/2014 17:27
One of the greatest bands of all time, influenced Punk Rock, Gothic Rock, and of course Post-Punk massively. And all of this in just two albums, that takes effort.
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From mascamangas 03/01/2014 17:25
One of the most influent bands.
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From Goodsir 02/06/2014 21:50
I've just realized that Joy Division may very well be one of the greatest bands of all time.
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45/100
From ThomCNTV 11/29/2013 19:06
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From junodog4 08/26/2013 22:18
I've never been struck by the bleakness and beauty of music at the same time as I have with Joy Division. Even so, I don't share the same reverence many have for this band. I can understand how others love them, but for me there's something missing.
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From benpaco 07/27/2013 02:30
My personal favorite band other than The Beatles. I would also say that they've inspired a wider range of any bands than anyone but the Beatles.
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85/100
From HazeyTwilight 07/16/2013 20:01
I have some kind of reoccurring theme when I listen to a Joy Division album. It's sound is something that I've never really grown used to and it catches me off guard.

So not even a few minutes into the songs - on the first listen - I get distracted/bored (depends on how you look at it) and do my own thing. So the only way that I can fairly judge them is by repeat listens. Kinda weird considering this happened with both "Unknown Pleasures" and "Closer".

They're still good though, I can get behind the hype - for the most part...
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From Boo69 04/13/2013 10:37
Everything they did in their short career was exceptional including the songs that didn't make it onto the albums or singles. Not to mention how unique and influential they were. One of the best bands ever.
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