Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures tab

Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures - 1979

Tracklisting -

1. Disorder
2. Day Of The Lords
3. Candidate
4. Insight
5. New Dawn Fades
6. She’s Lost Control
7. Shadowplay
8. Wilderness
9. Interzone
10. I Remember Nothing


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			     Disorder - Joy Division
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Tabbed by: Gallagher2006

Tuning: Standard

After the bass intro the guitar comes in.

This riff is used throughout the verse 1 and 2 in the song.

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|----10----10-----10---10-------10------10------10----10----10--------------|D|-8-----8-----8------8------8-----------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------8------8--------8----8------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
The solo that is repeated twice in the song is...
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-8---10v---8--10--8---10---8--10QB---8-------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
X2
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------|G|-7--8-8-8-7--8--7--8---8--7---7--8--7--8--10-10-10-10----------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
On the final verse the guitar goes...(Approx of guitar strums)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-10-10-10-10-10---12--12--12--12--12-----14-14--14--14--14-----------------|D|--8--8--8--8--8---10--10--10--10--10-----12-12--12--12--12-----------------|A|--8--8--8--8--8---10--10--10--10--10-----12-12--12--12--12-----------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Outro is just that final chord repeated =] ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Day of the Lords - Joy Division ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tabbed by: Gallagher2006 Tuning: Standard “Joy Division at their most heavy metal sounding” - Joy Division and The Making of Unknown Pleasures Intro
e|----0-0-0----0--0----0--repeated with bass line--------|B|----5-5-5----5--5----5---------------------------------|G|--4--------4------4------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--5---5---5-5---5---5-5---repeated with bass line--------------------------|G|----4---4-----4---4-----4--------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
This is at the end of the intro and is also the Verse riffe|-------0-------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------0-------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------x-------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------2-------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------2--2-----2---2---2---2----------------------------------------------|E|-0~~~-----0-------3---3---3---3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2------------------------------| Palm mute this E5 and listen to song for number of downstrokes
Chorus section (Listen to song for exact number of strums)e|-------------------------0--------|B|-------------------------0--------|G|--7-7-7-7-7-7---5-5-5-5--x--------|D|--7-7-7-7-7-7---5-5-5-5--2--------|A|--5-5-5-5-5-5---3-3-3-3--2--------|E|-------------------------0--------|
Solo: Tremelo pick these chords (maybe put a bit of delay in there too! =])
e|--7--6--4------|B|--8--7--5------|G|--7--6--4------|D|---------------|A|---------------|E|---------------|
Verse Riff again Really accentuate that last E chord
e|-------0----------------------------------------0-----|B|-------0----------------------------------------0-----|G|-------x----------------------------------------1-----|D|-------2----------------------------------------2-----|A|-------2--2-----2---2---2---2-------------------2-----|E|-0~~~-----0-------3---3---3---3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2---0-----|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Candidate - Joy Division ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tabbed by: Gallagher2006 Unfortunately, there is no guitar on this track. There is, however, a guitar playing then using a tremolo to get an atmospheric sound.
e|---------------------------|B|--8 (dip with tremolo)-----|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|---------------------------|E|---------------------------|
And live he played this along to the bass line...
e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-------2-2-2---------------|A|-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-2-3-2-3---|E|---------------------------|
And tremolo dips this cord instead:
E|------------|B|------------|G|--7---------|D|--7---------|A|--5---------|E|------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Insight - Joy Division ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tabbed by: Gallagher2006 Tuning: Standard This whole tab is obviously Bass arranged for guitar. All Barney does in this song is palm mute every now and again a F#5 (244xxx), and plays the crazy synthesiser solo. Intro/Verse riffs
E|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11--|A|-9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9---|E|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|-11-11-10-10-9--9--9-9-9-9--9-9-9-----|A|-9--9--8--8--7--7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-----|E|--------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-7---7---9--9----5---5--5--5-5-5-|A|-5---5---7--7----3---3--3--3-3-3-|E|---------------------------------|
Here’s the riff played behind the synth solo...
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--14--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14------14-14-14-------14-14-14--------14-14-14----|D|-/12--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12--10h-12-12-12-10h12-12-12-12--10h12-12-12-12----|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--14-14-14-14--10-10--12-12--14-14-14-14--------14-14-14--------14-14-14---|D|--12-12-12-12---8--8--10-10--12-12-12-12--10h12-12-12-12--10h12-12-12-12---|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------14-14-14---14~------------------------------------------------------|D|-10h12-12-12-12---12~------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Then start at the verse again...smashin’ song =] ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- New Dawn Fades - Joy Division ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tabbed by: Gallagher2006 Tuning: Standard A few bars of drum n bass then... Intro
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-0-----2---3---5-----7--5---3-5-----7--5---3--2---3--0---------------------|
X2
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-0--0-2v---0--0-2--0-2-----------------------------------------------------|
X4
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-7--7-9v---7--7-9--7-9-----------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
X 4 The next clean guitar part is just randomly picking at the chords that correspond to the bass line. These chords to be exact ;) E D C A
e|------2---0---0-----|B|--9---3---1---2-----|G|--9---2---0---2-----|D|--9---0---2---2-----|A|--7-------3---0-----|E|--------------------|
Then the chords are played just once after the interlude (Which is just The randomly picked chords) with distortion and let ring
e|-----------------------------------|B|-9-----7------5--------------------|G|-9-----7------5-----6--------------|D|-9-----7------5-----7--------------|A|-7-----5------3-----7--------------|E|-0------------------5--------------|
Then the guitar solo...this is the “jist” of it actually...it’s just These two parts played differently a few times...then the outro
e|----------------|------------------|B|----------------|------------------|G|-9--11---9------|-9--11--9--12v----|D|------------9v--|------------------|A|----------------|------------------|E|----------------|------------------|
Outro:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--9----11--12---14---16--14---12--14----16--14--12--11--12--9--------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
X 2 And that’s the end of the most emotionally charged Joy Division song...ever! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- She’s Lost Control - Joy Division ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tabbed by: Gallagher2006 Email: Tuning: Standard This song is build around 2 chord progressions...
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|---Play this twice-------|--|G|--4-4--x--6-6-6--x--7--7-7--x--9--9--9--x-|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|--|D|--5-5--x--7-7-7--x--8--8-8--x--10-10-10-x-|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|--|A|--5-5--x--7-7-7--x--8--8-8--x--10-10-10-x-|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|--|E|--3-3--x--5-5-5--x--6--6-6--x--8--8--8--x-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|--|
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|---Play this twice-------|--|G|--4-4--x--6-6-6--x--7--7-7--x--9--9--9--x-|--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6-|--|D|--5-5--x--7-7-7--x--8--8-8--x--10-10-10-x-|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-|--|A|--5-5--x--7-7-7--x--8--8-8--x--10-10-10-x-|--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-|--|E|--3-3--x--5-5-5--x--6--6-6--x--8--8--8--x-|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-|--|
That is, virtually the whole song. There is a point where the 2 guitars That are panned oppositely go out of time and it appears that It plays the ascending riff for the whole 4 bars, so if you record this song, Be sure to do that. Here’s the outro solo...
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-12-12-10-12-12-10-12-12-12-10-etc-----------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Shadowplay - Joy Division ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tabbed by: Gallagher2006 Tuning: Standard Here are the basic riffs of the song and the solos...] Intro (After the bass)
E|--0---0--0--------------------------------------------------------------|B|--0---0--0--------------------------------------------------------------|G|--9---9--9--9\5---------------------5/7---------------------------------|D|--9---9--9--9\5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5/7---------------------------------|A|--7---7--7--7\3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3/5-2-------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------0-------------------------------| Pm....................
Verses...
e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5/7-----2--|A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3/5--2--2--|E|--------------------------------0--0--|X2
Pm............................e|--------------------------------0------|B|--------------------------------0------|G|--------------------------------9--9-9-|D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5/7--9--9-9-|A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3/5--7--7-7-|E|--------------------------------0--0-0-|Pm..............................
Occasionally in the song and live versions, that E (079900) is this chord
e|-12-----|B|-12-----|G|-12-----|D|-14-----|A|--------|E|--------|
e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5/7-----2--|A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3/5--2--2--|E|--------------------------------0--0--|Pm............................
Solo First Solo:
e|------------------------------------|b|------------------------------------|g|----------7-------7Qb---------------|d|----7/9-------9--------9--7---9-----|a|------------------------------------|e|------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------|b|-----7h10p7---------------------------------|g|-------------9b11r9--7-----7------7---------|d|------------------------9------9------9--7--|a|--------------------------------------------|e|--------------------------------------------|
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|b|------------------------------------------------------------------|g|------------------------------------------------------------------|d|---9\7---9----9-9--9--9--9--9-8-7-9-8-7-9-8-7-9-8-7--9-8-7-0------|a|------------------------------------------------------------------|e|------------------------------------------------------------------|x2
e|-----------|g|-----------|d|-----------|a|-----------|e|---7\0-----|
2nd Solo
e|------------------------------------|b|------------------------------------|g|----------7-------7Qb---------------|d|----7/9-------9--------9--7---9-----|a|------------------------------------|e|------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------|b|-----7h10p7---------------------------------|g|-------------9b11r9--7-----7------7---------|d|------------------------9------9------9--7--|a|--------------------------------------------|e|--------------------------------------------|
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|b|------------------------------------------------------------------|g|------------------------------------------------------------------|d|---9\7---9----9-9--9--9--9--9-8-7-9-8-7-9-8-7-9-8-7--9-8-7-0------|a|------------------------------------------------------------------|e|------------------------------------------------------------------|x2
e|------------------------------------------------------|b|------------------------------------------------------|g|---------------------------------------------------7--|d|---------------7---/9--9-9-9----7---9---7---9---9-----|a|---7--7---7-7-----------------------------------------|e|------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------|b|-------------------------7-----7------7------------------|g|-7-----7-----7---9---9b11--9b11 9b11r9--7-7--7--7---7--7-|d|-----9----9---------------------------------9-----9------|a|---------------------------------------------------------|e|---------------------------------------------------------|
Then just play around over the 9 and 7 fret..>I’m too lazy to tab the rest =] It ends on E ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Wilderness - Joy Division ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tabbed by: Gallagher2006 Tuning: Standard Guitar comes in after the bass slides and the drums kick in
e|----------------------|B|----------------------|G|-7--x-3-3-x--5-5-5----|D|-7--x-3-3-x--5-5-5----|A|-5--x-1-1-x--3-3-3----|E|----------------------|
Bass slides again and then you play this chord (Don’t let it ring)
e|---------|B|---------|G|--5--5---|D|--5--5---|A|--3--3---|E|---------|
The verse riff is just the intro riff again
e|----------------------|B|----------------------|G|-7--x-3-3-x--5-5-5----|D|-7--x-3-3-x--5-5-5----|A|-5--x-1-1-x--3-3-3----|E|----------------------|
Then the break again...
e|---------|B|---------|G|--5--5---|D|--5--5---|A|--3--3---|E|---------|
This continues until the solo
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--5h-7-x-7-x-7-7-x-7-7-5h7-x-7-x-7-x-7-7-Etc-------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Next part of solo repeated a few times...
e|---------------|B|---------------|G|---------------|D|---------------|A|--5------------|E|-----6---3v----|
Pretty easy song =] ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Interzone - Joy Division ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tabbed by: Gallagher2006 Tuning: Standard Intro/Verse riff...
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-5/-7--5---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------------------------------------------|D|-5/-7--5---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------------------------------------------|A|-3/-5--3---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Break before verse...
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--7b9r7--5----5------------7b9r7--5-----5----------------------------------|D|------------7----7-----7-------------7----7----7---------------------------|A|--------------------0----0------------------0----0-------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Verse for a bit then the break comes again
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-5/-7--5---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------------------------------------------|D|-5/-7--5---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------------------------------------------|A|-3/-5--3---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--7b9r7--5----5------------7b9r7--5-----5----------------------------------|D|------------7----7-----7-------------7----7----7---------------------------|A|--------------------0----0------------------0----0-------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-5-7b9--5--------------5-7-5-----------------------------------------------|D|-----------7-7-7-7-7-7-------7-7-7-7-7-7-etc-------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bridge section...
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---Etc---------------------------------------------|A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|Pm........................
Pretty much all there is to it ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I Remember Nothing - Joy Division ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This song is just completely keyboard and this being played every now and again By Ian
e|--------------------------------------|B|---------------------------3----------|G|---------------------------2----------|D|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----------|A|--------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------|
As with the actual band, I shall leave this epic masterpiece up to you To improve over. The song is in the key off “D” and uses sparsely placed Notes throughout.
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