Peter Hook

Peter Hook was born in 1956 in Salford. He was a founding member of Joy Division and New Order and DJs internationally as well as touring Joy Division's music with his new band The Light. He lives in Cheshire.

Books by this Author

Substance: Inside New Order
Unknown Pleasures
The Hacienda Abridged
The Hacienda

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The Hacienda: Audio Excerpt, read by author PETER HOOK

Legendary musician Peter Hook tells the whole story - the fun, the music, the vast loss of money, the legacy - of Manchester's most iconic nightclub.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. GET THEM BEFORE THEY GET YOU!

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Loose mouth...telling the truth

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Bass Player in a great band. Oh ? I am!

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Loyalty, honesty and punctuality

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. My Mam's Sunday lunches

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