Love Will Tear Us Apart – Joy Division

The haunting lyrics of Ian Curtis, and a tag line borrowed from his girlfriend make one of the most memorable songs Joy Division created.
I wasn’t really a big fan until some years ago, when a good friend asked me to see two very good movies about the group’s history. You might want to watch them, and learn more about the short, brilliant, and tragic career Ian Curtis had.

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Here is my art tribute to real art, and to real life beating fiction once again.

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Lyrics:

When routine bites hard,
And ambitions are low,
And resentment rides high,
But emotions won’t grow,
And we’re changing our ways,
Taking different roads.

Then love, love will tear us apart again.
Love, love will tear us apart again.

Why is the bedroom so cold?
You’ve turned away on your side.
Is my timing that flawed?
Our respect runs so dry.
Yet there’s still this appeal
That we’ve kept through our lives.

But love, love will tear us apart again.
Love, love will tear us apart again.

You cry out in your sleep,
All my failings exposed.
And there’s a taste in my mouth,
As desperation takes hold.
Just that something so good
Just can’t function no more.

But love, love will tear us apart again.
Love, love will tear us apart again.
Love, love will tear us apart again.
Love, love will tear us apart again.

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