LOVE WILL TEAR US APART 7" Factory FAC 23

Released 27 June 1980
Producer: Martin Hannett

 

1 Love Will Tear Us Apart 2 These Days
    3 Love Will Tear Us Apart

Groove notations (UK version only):
"Don't disillusion me" (side A), and "I've only got record shops left" (side B).


LOVE WILL TEAR US APART 7" Factory FACUS 23

US Promo / jukebox version
Matrix numbers: "FAC 23A" and "L5717" on side A, "FAC23C" and "L5717" on side B
Sometimes comes with a small pink jukebox slip with band name and song title.
Possibly 300 copies.

We believe this is a special pressing for US jukeboxes but it could easily be a bootleg.

Joy Division
Thanks to Fabio and Sam for the scans

Joy Division jukebox slip

1 Love Will Tear Us Apart 2 These Days


LOVE WILL TEAR US APART 7" Tonpress S-590 (Polish import)

Released during the 1980s
Producer: Martin Hannett
Polish release
Different artwork to UK release
No labels - label information is stamped into the vinyl

 

1 Love Will Tear Us Apart 2 She's Lost Control

Issued by the Polish Tonpress label under lincense from Factory.

Tonpress was a government controlled publisher in Poland in the 1970s and 80s which belonged to KAW - Krajowa Agencja Wydawnicza (The National Publishing Agency). They released foreign albums under licence as well as Polish records. Tonpress ceased to exist in 1990 when the government passed the catalogue over to a number of privately owned music labels. Please see www.discogs.com for more info.


LOVE WILL TEAR US APART (2007 re-issue) 7" London records FAC 23

Released September 2007
Producer: Martin Hannett

 

 

1 Love Will Tear Us Apart 2 These Days
    3 Love Will Tear Us Apart

The photograph of the steel plate has been re-photographed - making the titles look smaller.
This 7" does not have the original groove notations.
The Factory style label has a dedication "FOR AHW" printed where the date would normally be. Tony Wilson died in August 2007.
The B-Side of the single credits both tracks - the original didn't
Back sleeve is a generic white with the usual London print typeface and info.



Love Will Tear Us Apart" 7" Edigsa (promo only) 19P0095 1981

7" single
Spanish promo issue
Rleeased 1981

The original pack was made up of 3 items:

1) An outer white envelope sleeve:

2) Inside this was a 7" picture sleeve with the front cover design lifted from the original 12" issue sleeve.
Some copies have a blue "DE MAXIMO INTERES" stamp on the back.

3) Also included were 5" size inserts with pictures of the Love Will Tear Us Apart (12") and Closer sleeves.

Over the years many copies have lost their inserts and / or one of the sleeves. Complete copies are rare.


LOVE WILL TEAR US APART (2007 re-issue) CD Single London Records FAC 23CD

Released September 2007
Producer: Martin Hannett

 

1 Love Will Tear Us Apart - original (1980 single A-side version, not the faster Pennine version)
2 Love Will Tear Us Apart - 95 Don Gehman remix, also known as the Permanent mix
Atmosphere (original version).


LOVE WILL TEAR US APART (1995) CD Single London Records YOJCD 1 CD

Released 1995

 

1 Love Will Tear Us Apart - Don Gehman remix, also known as the Permanent mix
2 Love Will Tear Us Apart - original, Pennine, version
These Days
4 Transmission (live The Factory, Hulme, Manchester 13/7/79, first released on the 1988 Atmosphere FACD 213 CD

Yellow label side, inlay/cover is black on the inside with the lyrics to LWTUA in white.
Also available with "silver"/non-coloured label side and inlay/cover inside which is plain white.


JOY DIVISION- LOVE WILL TEAR US APART - RECORD STORE DAY RELEASE 2015

7" Pic disc distributed on Record Store Day April 18th 2015
Label: Radiation records

Click here for the full listing on our Record Store Day page

 
1 Love Will Tear Us Apart
2 Leaders of Men