If you love the post punk genre, if you love rock, you cannot miss the Joy Division, you cannot miss Ian Curtis.
Unfortunately, like a lot of the greatest singers in the rock and roll, he left us at a very young age (he was only 24 when he committed suicide) after only two studio albums with the Joy Division.
Love will tear us apart is the band’s major success, it was written one year before his death and in contraposition of Love will Keep us Together a old country popular song.
Its lyrics are talking about the difficult marriage with Ian’s wife and the depression that the singer was living that, ultimately, brought him to the suicide.
Being one of the most famous song of the rock and roll history, Love Will Tear Us Apart had a large numbers of covers; among them U2, The Cure, Paul Young, Simple Minds and many more