Peter Hook

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Gorillaz: Song Machine Season One: Strange Timez review – playful and potent collaboration
Damon Albarn provides the melodic anchor to this pioneering album that balances concept and fun

Kitty Empire

25, Oct, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Peter Hook reaches 'full and final' settlement over New Order royalties
Following years of rifts and a 2015 lawsuit, New Order have wrapped up their legal battle with former bassist Peter Hook

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

20, Sep, 2017 @4:05 PM

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Glastonbury 2017: Friday as it happened – with Bradley Cooper, Johnny Depp, Charli XCX and more
Worthy Farm welcomed the stars of grime, film stars muscled on to the Pyramid stage, while Charli XCX and Dua Lipa pulled out all the stops to light up the festival’s first full day of music

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

23, Jun, 2017 @5:42 PM

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Musical highlights of 2017: Peter Hook, Ellie Rowsell, Shirley Collins and more share their tips
From next-generation morris dancers to a psyche-pop comeback and Toronto’s rising urban music scene, artists share their top picks on the musical calendar

Interviews by Harriet Gibsone and Dave Simpson

02, Jan, 2017 @1:29 PM

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Substance: Inside New Order by Peter Hook review – as debauched as Led Zep
The band’s bassist gives full details of drugs, groupies and excesses on tour, but his account of the band’s voyage to becoming a pop institution remains haunted

Andy Beckett

05, Oct, 2016 @5:59 AM

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Caroline Aherne's brother hits back at Peter Hook's 'disgusting' abuse claims
Former New Order bassist described as ‘excuse of a man’ after claiming he was attacked by late award-winning actor and comedian

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

04, Oct, 2016 @7:34 AM

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Peter Hook says Caroline Aherne was physically abusive during marriage
Musician claims in autobiography that the comedian, who died in July, attacked him with knives, bottles and chairs before split

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

03, Oct, 2016 @4:11 PM

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How does it feel ... to treat me like you do? Those New Order squabbles in full
Peter Hook says he is taking his former bandmates to court over royalties and ownership of the group’s name. It’s not going to come as a surprise to anybody who has followed Hooky and Barney’s barnies over the past decade

Dave Simpson

01, Dec, 2015 @5:26 PM

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Peter Hook sues New Order, claiming they 'pillaged' the group's name
Former bassist claims he has lost more than £2m after the remaining three members licensed the group’s name to a new company

Staff and agencies

30, Nov, 2015 @5:48 PM

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New Order: ‘There’s no point in just staying together for the kids’
Manchester’s synth-pop veterans are back with a new album, a new lineup and a newfound joy in the electronic sound they made their own with 1989’s era-defining Technique

Miranda Sawyer

27, Sep, 2015 @8:30 AM

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Peter Hook & the Light – tenderness and venom in a three-hour homage to Joy Division
The bassist plays the band’s entire catalogue on the 35th anniversary of Ian Curtis’s death

Dave Simpson

19, May, 2015 @11:52 AM

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Peter Hook: ‘If my son joined New Order at least they’d get the bass played properly’
The Mancunian ace of bass on hate mail from fans, refusing to be hypnotised, and trying not to have a barney with New Order

Tim Jonze

19, Mar, 2015 @5:52 PM

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