1. JOY DIVISION - UNKNOWN PLEASURES (LP) Fact 10 2005

European pirate edition of Unknown Pleasures released December 2005.
Spine has "JOY DIVISIONUNKNOWN PLEASURE" (missing the "S")
No matrix numbers
Inside label has a double dip and more like a not-so-white background

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

How to tell this from the genuine article - the pirate has the song titles on the back cover and it credits "Fractur Music"

Reissued in 2008 - see listing

There is a mispress of this LP featuring side B of Unknown pleasures on side A, and Side B of Closer on side B

1 She's Lost Control 6 Heart and Soul
2 Shadowplay 7 24 Hours
3 Wilderness 8 The Eternal
4 Interzone 9 Decades
5 I Remember Nothing


2. UNKNOWN PLEASURES (LP) Fact 10-P 2006

Pirate picture disc edition of Unknown Pleasures released April 2006.
Matrix numbers:
Fact 10-P A1
Fact 10-P B1

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

This LP was later included in The Early Years Box


3. UNKNOWN PLEASURES (LP) Fact 10-P 2006

White "test pressing" of the above pirate picture disc.
Matrix numbers:
Fact 10-P A1
Fact 10-P B1
10 copies
Clear plastic sleeve, white sticker with black text "Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures Test Pressing LP picture disc"

Both sides of the LP look identical

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


4. UNKNOWN PLEASURES (LP) Fact 10 2005

2008 reissue of the 2005 pirate above
Sleeve the same as the 2005 edition except the spine has "JOY DIVISION  UNKNOWN PLEASURE  FACT 10" (still missing the "S" but this time with a gap between artist/title + adding the catalogue no).
Matrix numbers:
FACT-10-A
FACT-10-B-
Inside label has a single dip and a very white background




5. UNKNOWN PLEASURES (LP) SX-T 107 2009

Pirate copy of Unknown Pleasures released 2009.
Single sheet insert with printing on both sides, one side has the song lyrics. It's easy to tell this fake from any official pressing as none of the legitimate issues have a lyric insert.
Issued on various colours, some marbled, including black, grey, byzantium purple, red
Matrix numbers:
JDUP 01 SIDE-A-
JDUP 01 SIDE-AB-

The sleeve appears to have been copied from the official late 1980's Polish issue and credits the label Tonpress, the cat.no is SX-T 107, the same as on the old Polish pressing

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

See also Closer 2009 pirate edition


6. UNKNOWN PLEASURES (LP) Tonpress KAW SX-T 107 2012

2012 German reissue of the above
Includes a single sheet double-sided printed insert with song lyrics
Issued on marbled coloured vinyl: reddish-brown, olive green
Matrix numbers:
JDUP 01 SIDE-A-
JDUP 01 SIDE-AB-
Label credit, cat.no, label and sleeve (apart from the pink colour) copied from the 1980s Polish Tonpress UP LP; "Tonpress KAW SX-T 107"

 

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


7. UNKNOWN PLEASURES (LP) Tonpress KAW SX-T 107 2012

2014 German reissue of the above
Includes a folded poster and lyrics insert
Sleeve as above listing but without pink tint
Matrix numbers as listing above:
JDUP 01 SIDE-A-
JDUP 01 SIDE-AB-

     


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



8. UNKNOWN PLEASURES (LP) FACT 10 Factory Records/Stiletto 2010

UK pirate copy of Unknown Pleasures released 2010 and reissued in 2012 and 2013
Released on marbled coloured vinyl: white, orangey-red, orangey-yellow, purple, pink, and pale blue vinyl
Matrix numbers:
FACT 10-P A1
FACT 10-P B1

Song titles and credits on back cover have been copied from the official 1980s Brazilian release.
The dying star logo on the front is wider than on the reissue below and the spine text is larger

 

Front Back Label

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

See below for re-pressings


9. UNKNOWN PLEASURES (LP) FACT 10 Factory Records/Stiletto 2011, 2012, 2014

UK reissues of the above with different matrix numbers: issued in 2011, 2012 and 2013
Issued on various vinyl colours including red vinyl in 2011, yellow in 2012, brown, semi transparent pink, cloudy-clear white, and light blue vinyl in 2014
Matrix numbers:
FACLP 10 A-1
FACLP 10 B-1

The front cover, labels and matrix numbers are different to the 2010 pressing above.

   

Front Back Label



10. UNKNOWN PLEASURES (LP) FACT 10 Factory Records/Stiletto 2014

UK reissue of the above with different matrix numbers:
Same sleeve and labels as the listing above
Printing on spine is smaller than the other "Stiletto"/"Brazil" pirate versions above
Issued on black, and clear vinyl
Matrix numbers:
JOY A   (with something scratched out before it)
JOY B




11. UNKNOWN PLEASURES (LP) FACT 10 Factory Records/Stiletto 2014 onwards

UK reissue of the above with different matrix numbers
Same sleeve and labels as the listing above
Printing on spine is smaller than the other "Stiletto"/"Brazil" pirate versions above
Issued on various vinyl colours including greyish-white, pale pink, green, marbled semi-transparent red, solid red, light brown, lilac/purple, solid pink, dark blue, greyish-blue, bright white, clear yellow, clear very pale yellow, marbled grey/silver, aqua/turquoise, heavily marbled lime green, marbled transparent green, heavily marbled light pink, "multicoloured" (grey/yellow/green/white), black, light blue-grey with "multicolour" effect (green/blue/white/red), heavily marbled purple, cloudy-clear with some pink, orange
Matrix numbers:
UNPL01-A1
UNPL01-B1




12. UNKNOWN PLEASURES (LP) 0060.362 Metronome 2017

European pressing
Sleeve and labels copied from official 1980s German pressing:
White design on black label, black design on white label
Black vinyl
Double-sided printed insert
No matrix numbers

Front Back Label


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



13. UNKNOWN PLEASURES (LP) FACT 10 Factory 2017

European pressing
Sleeve, as UK original but very dark grey rather than black, semi textured with: "JOY DIVISION UNKNOWN PLEASURES FACT 10 A FACTORY RECORDS PRODUCT" printed on spine
and "Printed and made in Great Britain by Gerrod & Lofthouse Ltd" printed in the bottom right corner on back cover (note: "Gerrod" not "Garrod" like the official release.
Same labels as original UK pressing,white design on black label, black design on white label
No printed inner, no insert
Black vinyl
No song titles on sleeve or labels
No matrix numbers
Run out area considerably wider then the original official UK pressing

Front Back Label


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


14. UNKNOWN PLEASURES (2CD) WPCR 12838-9 Warner Music Japan 2008

2008 pirate copy of the official Japanese digipak release.
Gatefold card sleeve "vinyl replica" packaging, which is thinner than the official Japanese issue with the same catalogue number
2 booklets & OBI
"Collectors edition"
Country of origin: unknown

Unknown Pleasures boot

Unknown Pleasures

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

Live Factory

1 Dead souls 7 Shadowplay
2 The Only Mistake 8 Disorder
3 Insight 9 Interzone
4 Candidate 10 Atrocity Exhibition
5 Wilderness 11 Novelty
6 She's Lost Control 12 Transmission



15. UNKNOWN PLEASURES (2CD) GP0000350 Release date unknown

Russian pirate
Band name & album title printed on front inlay
No record label credits on front or back inlays
Back inlay printed both sides
Disc label side looks similar to the official post-Factory Records mid-1990s UK CD reissues (credits Factory Communications Ltd)
Warner Bros. Records Inc. and WEA Manufacturing), Russia
Disc matrix: GP0000350


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


                See also:    

Alternate Unknown Pleasures 2018 bootleg featuring live and studio recordings of the standard Unknown Pleasures tracks

Unknown Pleasures Live 2021 bootleg featuring live versions recordings of the standard tracks