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Joy Division: From Safety To Where?

Jon Savage, Melody Maker, 14 June 1980

ABOUT MIDDAY on Sunday, May 18, Ian Curtis was found dead by his wife in the kitchen of his house in Macclesfield. Although the exact cause and circumstances are unclear – the inquest is to be held this Friday – the manner was peculiarly final – hanging.

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