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Joy Division's 'Transmission' - The Calypso Version!

By NME Blog

Posted on 15 Jul 09

 
 

Containing such vivid, harrowing images as "Eyes, dark grey lenses frightened of the sun, Joy Division's 'Transmission' is one of the most devastating musical evocations of mental anguish in existence.

So how best to interpret it? That's right - with a rinky-dink Caribbean steel band on the back of a float as it trundles through the streets of Manchester.

Take it away, Steel Harmony...

 
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