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DATE. VENUE

Date: Friday 2 May 1980

Venue: High Hall (University) Birmingham (UK)


 

SOUNDCHECK

01. Ceremony
Duration: 5.10

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02. Decades
Duration: 4.52
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Total duration: about 15 minutes


 

SET LIST

01. Ceremony
Duration: 4.51
Availability on record: Still


02. Shadowplay
Duration: 3.54

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Still


03. A means to an end
Duration: 4.03

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Still


04. Passover
Duration: 5.10

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Still


05. New dawn fades
Duration: 4.01

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Still


06. Twenty four hours
Duration: 4.09

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Still (double LP only)


07. Transmission
Duration: 3.40

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Still


08. Disorder
Duration: 3.20

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Still


09. Isolation
Duration: 3.05

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Still


10. Decades
Duration: 5.48

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Still


11. Digital
Duration: 3.54

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Still

Total duration: about 50 minutes


 

DETAILS

Line-up: Ian Curtis | Peter Hook | Stephen Morris | Bernard Sumner

Concert organization: High Ridge

Opening act: A Certain Ratio

This was the last concert played by Joy Division


 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Poster: due to an printing error, all posters had the date of 22 May written, so the first '2' had to be inked out to show the correct date

Setlist: written by Ian Curtis (the song called 'New one' turned out to be Ceremony)

Ticket price: 1.50 (advance) | 1.75 (doors)


 

PHOTOS

Mick Emerson


 

MEMORIES

Birmingham University concert was chosen by the band to debut one of their new songs, Ceremony. Just following his vocal on Decades, but before the song was finished, Ian stumbled off stage with assistance, and the band played on. He was able, however, to return for an encore, Digital
(Source: Mark Johnson An Ideal for living)