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The Killers Cover Joy Division

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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