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Song of the Day: Joy Division's 'Dead Souls'

Published June 7, 2012 6:34 pm

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I'll be honest. I am not much of a Joy Division fan. I'd much rather listen to New Order.

But today, while driving around, I heard not just one but TWO different Joy Division songs on local radio stations, which was impressive, given that the "Call Me Maybe" song is dominating the airwaves. It got me thinking of my favorite Joy Division song, and the Nine Inch Nails cover that appeared on the "Crow" soundtrack.

Joy Division: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yK7YPVwM2Jo&skipcontrinter=1

Nine Inch Nails: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWs8kdGUgDg

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