LOVE WILL TEAR US APART 12" SINGLE 1980

Factory Records, FAC 23
Released 15 August 1980

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1 Love Will Tear Us Apart

2

These Days
   

3

Love Will Tear Us Apart

The B-side version of LWTUA is from Pennine Sound Studios 08/01/1980. These Days was also recorded during this session.
The cover photo is from the Staglieno Cemetery in Italy. The cover of Closer also features a tomb from the same cemetery.

Pirate editions exist


Discography for the 12" vinyl releases of Love Will Tear Us Apart:
   
Country
of Origin
Distribution &
Catalogue Number
   
       
Australia Gap Records FAC 23    
Canada Polygram FACX 02 Shrinkwrapped, with white sticker which reads "JOY DIVISION FACX 02". "Made in Canada" on spine.
France Virgin 600208 1st issue.
France Virgin 80042 2nd issue.  
Greece Virgin VG2024Z White labels with black writing.  
Italy Base Record FAC 23 This has been reissued, also on Base Record.  
Japan Columbia YW-7421 With obi/strip. Released 1984.
New Zealand Factory FAC 23 New Zealand issue. With sticker on front cover, limited edition of 2.000 numbered copies.  
UK Factory FAC 23 Laminated sleeve.
Groove notations:
A: SPECTACLE IS A RITUAL
B: PURE SPIRIT
 
UK Factory FAC 23 1980s reissue. Shiny, not laminated sleeve. No run-off groove messages.  
UK Factory FAC 23 * * MISPRESSING. Side A has the regular JD-LWTUA 12" label, but plays New Order - Blue Monday (1983 original version). Matrix number: FAC 73 A3. Run-off groove notations: WHERE'S MURDER? Side B is correct. Matrix number: "FAC 23 T B3" and "TOWN HOUSE" (stamped)  

We have also been informed about a UK 12" pressing which has the same groove notations as the 7" ("Donít Disillusion Me" and "Iíve Only Got Record Shops Left"), a stamped "TOWNHOUSE" matrix, and a laminated sleeve.


LOVE WILL TEAR US APART 12" SINGLE 1995

London Records YOJX 1. Stickered sleeve
Released 1995

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1 Love Will Tear Us Apart 3 Love Will Tear Us Apart *
2 Love Will Tear Us Apart 4 Atmosphere

1 is the original version.
2 is the Don Gehman mix (also know as the "Permanent" mix)
* Arthur Baker remix
"Atmosphere" is the regular Martin Hannett produced studio version.


LOVE WILL TEAR US APART 12"EP (promo issue) 1995

London Records YOJXDJ1. Plain black sleeve with small round "promo only not for sale" sticker on the front.
Released 1995

1 Love Will Tear Us Apart 3 Love Will Tear Us Apart *
2 Love Will Tear Us Apart 4 Atmosphere

1 is the original version.
2 is the Don Gehman mix (also know as the "Permanent" mix)
* Arthur Baker remix
"Atmosphere" is the regular Martin Hannett produced studio version.