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Peter Hook To Perform Joy Division Album Unknown Pleasures In NZ

Peter Hook To Perform Joy Division Album Unknown Pleasures In NZ

Monday, 16th August 2010 8:59AM

It's just been announced that Peter Hook will bring his Unknown Pleasures tour to NZ this October. The tour celebrates 30 years since the release of the now legendary Joy Division album and the untimely passing of Ian Curtis.  Hook will be joined by his son Jack Bates playing bass, rhythm guitarist Nat Wason, Andy Poole on keyboards, and Monaco’s Paul Kehoe on drums.

UNKNOWN PLEASURES LIVE
Saturday 2 October at The Powerstation, Auckland
with support from Die! Die! Die! and Harry the Bastard
Tickets on sale now at Ticketmaster

She's Lost Control

Shadowplay

PRESS RELEASE:

Unknown Pleasures, A live celebration of Joy Division with Peter Hook & friends, Saturday 2 October at The Powerstation

Thirty years have elapsed since the release of Joy Division’s seminal album ‘Unknown Pleasures’ and the untimely passing of lead singer Ian Curtis. To commemorate this event, legendary bass player and founder Peter Hook (Joy Division, New Order, Monaco, Freebass) has put together a group of musicians and friends to play the hugely influential album sequentially and in its entirety – for the first time in New Zealand. This special show will feature all of the songs off the ‘Unknown Pleasures’ album, including ‘Disorder’, ‘Insight’, ‘New Dawn Fades’, ‘She’s Lost Control’, and ‘Shadowplay’, as well as selected early Warsaw / Joy Division tracks, plus the classic non-album singles ‘Transmission’ and ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’. Do not miss this unique opportunity to celebrate Ian Curtis’ life and his contribution to modern music through the resonant sounds of Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’.

Unknown Pleasures Live, Saturday 2 October at The Powerstation

Tickets on sale Monday 16 August at Ticketmaster outlets nationwide, including Real Groovy and Marbecks Online bookings www.ticketmaster.co.nz or phone 09 970 9700.



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How can you call it a cover band, when he was in "Joy Division" and along with Sumner/Morris wrote the music!?! Clown!
Posted by - anonymous 3 years ago

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have seen this in london......it's okay, but there's the rub. It's just okay. the songs sound great, but hooky does it a complete disservice with his singing and posturing....and the band is too polished really. But you can't take away the power of the songs.....
Posted by - anonymous 4 years ago

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god what a cunt peter hook is. all this really amounts to is a covers band and theres plenty of them about as it is at less than half the price.
Posted by - anonymous 4 years ago

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and Wellington?
Posted by - anonymous 4 years ago

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how about them coming down to Christchurch
Posted by peter - anonymous 4 years ago

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can he not?
Posted by can he not - anonymous 4 years ago



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