back in stock joy division were formed in the wake of the punk explosion in england, by 1980 they were the hottest band in england. in may 1980, on the eve of their first us tour, lead singer ian curtis committed suicide. the bafta nominated film 'control' by director anton corbijn details the life of ian curtis, and was released on dvd in february 2008. the film won 5 awards at the end of 2007 at the british independent film awards, including best film. rhino uk now release the best of joy division, a collection of 14 tracks highlighting the band's career (cd1). 'the peel sessions' (cd2) is a collection of the two john peel sessions recorded by joy division in 1979 plus tracks from something else and aninterview by richard skinner with ian curtis and stephen morris.