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The Killers Cover Joy Division

The Las Vegas quintet to contribute their cover of "Shadowplay" to Ian Curtis biopic.

The Killers have confirmed their cover of the 1979 Joy Division track “Shadowplay” for the soundtrack to Control, a biopic detailing Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis’ tumultuous life, reports. The film, based on the book Touching From A Distance, written by Control co-producer and Curtis’ widow Deborah, will be directed by renowned photographer and video director Anton Corbijn. Slated for a September release, Control’s soundtrack will also reportedly feature fresh material from New Order and re-recordings of numerous original Joy Division tunes.

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