Date:05/02/80 Year:1980 Venue:University of Birmingham City:Birmingham State:UK
A Means to an end *
New dawn fades *
Twenty four hours * #
* Released on the official Still and Still Expanded Collector's Edition (2007 remaster).
# Not available on all versions of Still. Sometimes not listed but included on the release. Missing from all CD releases.
This is Joy Division's final concert; it's the only recording of Joy Division playing Ceremony; and it's the only time they played Ceremony or Decades live.
As soon as Ian finished his vocals on Decades, needed medical asistance and the band went on playing. He returned for the encore.
Sister Ray, released along this show on Still and Still Expanded Collector's Edition (2007 remaster), was performed at The Moonlight Club, London (04/02/80), even when the Still cover misdates as 05/03/80. The 04/02/80 The Moonlight Club show where Sister Ray was played is HERE. This song is an official release, as stated above.
Supporting act: A Certain Ratio
-Soundboard: Still, official release. Cut at the beginning of "Ceremony".
-Audience: complete concert