Touching from a Distance: Ian Curtis and Joy Division

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9780571224814: Touching from a Distance: Ian Curtis and Joy Division

The only in-depth biographical account of the lead singer of Joy Division, written by his widow.

Revered by his peers--Bono described his voice as "holy"--and idolized by his fans, musician Ian Curtis left behind a legacy rich in artistic genius. He was a mesmerizing performer on stage, yet also introverted and prone to mood swings. Enigmatic to the last, Ian Curtis died by his own hand on May 18, 1980.

Touching from a Distance describes Curtis's life from his early teenage years to his premature death on the eve of Joy Division's first American music tour. It tells how, with a wife, a child, and impending international fame, he was seduced by the glory of an early grave. What were the reasons for his fascination with death? Were his dark, brooding lyrics an artistic exorcism? In Touching from a Distance, Curtis's widow, Deborah, explains the drama of his life and the tragedy of his death.

Includes discography, gig list, and a full set of Curtis's lyrics, some of which appear in print for the first time.

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About the Author:

Deborah Curtis is the author of Touching from a Distance, her memoir of her late husband, Ian Curtis, lead singer of Joy Division.

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"Fans of both bands will find this memoir revelatory."―Kirkus Reviews

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