It starts Unknown Pleasures almost as a way to introduce the bandmembers - first Stephen Morris's quick drumming and Peter Hook's growling but warm bass, both shaped by producer Martin Hannett for moody yet strong impact. Formless sonic swoops in the mix lead into Bernard Sumner's strong, dramatic guitar, and with the tense, fierce mood set, Ian Curtis has but to sing the memorable opening line - "I've been waiting for a guide to come and take me by the hand" - to make everything perfectly gel. Getting wound and wired all the more as the song progresses, Sumner's guitar providing the exploratory burn to the rhythm's section total command of the tune, "Disorder" builds up to a dramatic climax for Curtis, calling "Feeling!" over and over almost in desperation as the musicians create a shuddering halt. A last little sense of slowing down and fading out eases the uneasiness a little, but as the rest of the album showed, there was much more to come.