Peter Hook
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1956-02-13
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Peter Hook

Peter Hook Biography (Wikipedia)

Peter Hook (born Peter Woodhead; 13 February 1956) is an English singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. He is best known as the bassist and co-founder of English rock bands Joy Division and New Order. Hook often used the bass as a lead instrument, playing melodies on the high strings with a signature heavy chorus effect. In New Order, he would do this, leaving the actual basslines to keyboards or sequencers. This has often been cited as a defining characteristic of the New Order sound.[citation needed]

Hook formed the band which was to become Joy Division with Bernard Sumner in 1976. Following the death of lead singer Ian Curtis in 1980, the band reformed as New Order, and Hook played bass with them until 2007.

Hook has recorded one album with Revenge (One True Passion), two albums with Monaco (Music for Pleasure and Monaco) and one album with Freebass (It's a Beautiful Life), serving as bassist, keyboardist and lead vocalist. He is currently the lead singer and bassist for Peter Hook and the Light.

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Love Will Tear Us Apart
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Love Will Tear Us Apart
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Transmission
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Transmission
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Blue Monday - Hacienda Classical
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Blue Monday - Hacienda Classical
Graeme Park and Mike Pickering, Peter Hook & Manchester Camerata
Promised Land (Hacienda Classical)
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Promised Land (Hacienda Classical)
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True To Form (feat. Peter Hook)
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True To Form (feat. Peter Hook)
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