WATCH: Greatest Joy Division Tribute Ever
, July 10th, 2009 11:32
Fuck you Editors! Fuck you White Lies! Photo by Paul Slattery
A YouTube clip from Jeremy Deller's procession through Manchester has been doing the email rounds this morning, so we thought we'd share it with you out there in the big wide world.
As Jude Rogers so eloquently pointed out yesterday, the legacy of Joy Division has been tainted by commercialisation and canonisation to a terrible extent, not least in the past few years.
This version of 'Transmission', by a Caribbean steel band, seems to capture the spirit of group and song far more eloquently than any of the mopey indie boys who've trotted along in their wake ever could!