CEREMONY (Joy Division Cover)

Performed on 9th November 2007 on a webcast.

 

Ceremony' is a song by Joy Division, released as New Order's debut single in 1981. The song was written as Joy Division prior to the death of Ian Curtis. Both were carried over to the band's re-incarnation as New Order.

 

New Order released the song as a single twice, firstly in March 1981 and secondly in September 1981 featuring new member Gillian Gilbert.

 

The song has been covered by a number of artists, including Radiohead for their 'Thumbs Down' webcast on 9 November 2007.