Pages of Ian Curtis’ notebooks to be published

61PheqlgzOL._SL1500_This could be an excellent book – lyrics and reproductions of previously unpublished pages of Ian Curtis’s notebooks.

Pre order / Buy it here (UK):

A book containing Ian Curtis’ personal writings will be released through Faber & Faber this fall.  So This Is Permanence is a 304 page book featuring lyrics and reproductions of previously unpublished pages of Curtis’ notebooks along with a foreward by Deborah Curtis. From the listing:

“Edited by Jon Savage and with a foreword by Deborah Curtis, So This Is Permanence presents the intensely personal writings of one of the most enigmatic and influential songwriters and performers of the late twentieth century, Joy Division’s Ian Curtis.

Interspersed with the lyrics are previously unpublished facsimile pages of Ian’s notebooks, which throw his highly emotive lyrics into fascinating relief and cast light on the creative process of this singularly poetic songwriter.”

A standard and limited edition version of So This Is Permanence will be released in the U.K. on October 2nd. The limited edition version includes a paper envelope containing a high-quality print reproduction of “She’s Lost Control” lyrics and is signed by Deborah Curtis, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris, Jon Savage and Bernard Sumner. Only 200 copies of the limited edition version are available, so those interested are strongly encouraged to pre-order now through Faber & Faber. The standard edition of book will be released in North America on November 4th and is available to pre-order now through Amazon.

via Ian Curtis’ personal writings to be published ~ …hang the dj.


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