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Flashback Fridays: Joy Division, a Soundtrack to Awkward Inner Monologues

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Curtis' monotone musings paired perfectly with the band's punk persona to give brooding, introspective youths not only a voice to their awkward inner monologues, but a beat they could dance to. Songs like "Disorder" showcased everyone's talent and embodied the group's penchant for drama and despair, as well as their feverish energy.

Although Curtis never got to witness it firsthand, Joy Division influenced a wide range of genres and their songs continue to resonate in the music community today. They've been covered by Trent Reznor, Nouvelle Vague, and The Killers.

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