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Ive watched so-called New Order playing in Auckland, and Tom Chapman is miming along to my bass on tape ... Hes got his fingers on the low, and you can hear my high bass in the background. So hes miming.
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It's quite ironic I suppose, it's that thing about being in a group when you all start out as friends and then invariably end up hating each other. So I just thought they needed telling really, in case they were labouring under the apprehension that they were still friends.

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It's the same misconception I used to have. I meet people and think they're millionaires and they're not.

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Actually when we stopped New Order I was busier than ever. The only gaps have been while we've been writing.

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Any coalition, especially where one party is more powerful than the other, it's always bound to have a pecking order.

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I always do try to encourage my children to vote and at least exercise their right.

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I play a lot of hard, uncompromising dance music; it can be anything from dance to rock to reggae.

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I regularly go to concerts with my children sharing the music.

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'Movement' sounded like Joy Division, but 'Power, Corruption & Lies' is the first New Order record.

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My father was always Labour, and my mother was always Conservative, so I tended to sort of go in the middle.

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The fact is that you don't want to be away forever, but you want to lead a normal life.

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There are keyboard terrorists everywhere who hide behind a veil of anonymity to pursue their vicious slanders.

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There are lots of Joy Division songs that are so powerful when played live, some of which we did either never play or played very rarely.

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'Unknown Pleasures' is a very important record for me. It was the first LP that I recorded.

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When I'm not playing music, certainly the last thing I want to do is listen to music!

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When you're fat and comfortable, your music is going to sound fat and comfortable.

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For the first 18 months of Joy Division, we used our jobs to fund the band. We'd all chip in three, five quid to go and do a gig. But it was worth it. It was amazing we could afford to feed ourselves. But we were so creatively and artistically satisfied. You can't explain that to somebody who's never been there.

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Originally, I didn't play any New Order when I deejayed. I suppose it comes from being a little embarrassed or humble or whatever. But people were coming to see me because of New Order, so in the end, I had to realize that if they were using my name on the poster, then maybe I should play some of the music.

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We've had a problem finding a vocalist. We have not been lucky yet to find the one. I think the problem is that the three of us have such a pedigree of vocalist, that if we come out with someone that's not good we'll obviously be slated!

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