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Bono on Joy Division and Martin Hannett from 1980

April 25, 2010 by  
Filed under Everything Else

How cool is this interview. Not only does Bono talk about being in the studio with Ian Curtis and Joy Division, but also comments on U2’s decision not to use the late, great Martin Hannet as a producer on their first album, Boy.

I’m no musicologist, though in my opinion Martin turned “drum sounds” into an art form.

(Uncreditted –  Ian Curtis memorial stone in Macclesfield Cemetery. )

(Uncredited – Ian Curtis)

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