The single was re-released in to coincide with the release of the compilation album Substance , and a music video was produced for the song. The song was originally released on 18 March by the label Sordide Sentimental as a France-only single under the title "Licht und Blindheit" German for "Light and Blindness". It was limited to copies [ citation needed ] and featured the track "Dead Souls" as the B-side.
John Peel played "Atmosphere" for the first time on his show on 11 March and "Dead Souls" the following night. The single peaked at number 1 in New Zealand in August , and it would later re-chart there in July number 17 and when it was reissued in August number 5. A music video was released for the song with the single's re-release in It was directed by Anton Corbijn  responsible for much of the early Joy Division photography, and who later directed the Ian Curtis biopic Control.
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