Peter Hook and The Light

Peter Hook and The Light

Peter Hook and The Light

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Ceremony [Live At Apollo Theatre Manchester 16/09/16]
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Dead Souls [Live At Apollo Theatre Manchester 16/09/16]
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Dead Souls [Live At Hebden Bridge]
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Love Will Tear Us Apart [Live]
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She's Lost Control [Live]

Albums

  • Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures - Orchestral Version

    Jan 2019 • 12 songs

  • Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures and Closer - Live At Hebden Bridge
  • Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures and Closer, New Order's Movement Live At the Roundhouse Camden

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Peter Hook and The Light

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The pioneering sounds of the highly influential English bands Joy Division and New Order were dominated by the droning basslines of Peter Hook. In the late '70s, Hook's ominous bass enabled Joy Division to carve portraits of profound despair. Although the late Ian Curtis' harrowing lyrics and downcast vocals are often credited for Joy Division's bleak beauty, many of the group's songs were driven by Hook's sinister, throbbing bass. While badly tuned guitars were the rage during the punk era in late-'70s England, Hook's bass playing instilled the importance of rhythm in punk ro...
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