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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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Peter Hook Quotes: Its quite ironic i suppose its that
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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America stopped making vinyl and phased out the single but Germany held out and refused. Warner's never phased out vinyl in Germany. Now America imports it!

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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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Nobody is the same. If we were all the same it would be bloody boring.

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'24 Hour Party People' was a comedy, and I knew that from the beginning.

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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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At my age, I only travel business class because I just don't bend anymore; my body can't cope with it.

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Dance music tends to be a solitary affair.

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

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

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I prefer it when I can intimidate the audience rather than the audience intimidate me. I've been lucky in my career to have both.

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Peter Hook Quotes: I regularly go to concerts with my
I regularly go to concerts with my children sharing the music.

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Peter Hook Quotes: Im one of those old cynics that thinks
I'm one of those old cynics that thinks, whoever you vote for, the government always gets in.

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Peter Hook Quotes: Ive stayed in hotels where you were
I've stayed in hotels where you were scared to even put your feet on the floor, or had to sleep in a chair.

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It's really nice to be able to do what I'm doing without having to compromise with another musician.

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Peter Hook Quotes: Madonnas like a black widow spider she
Madonna's like a black widow spider. She tends to use people, then they shrivel up and disappear.

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Most people have just heard Joy Division on record. And Joy Division on record was completely different than it was live.

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

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Music was such an important part of everyone's life in the '60s and '70s, but everywhere you played, the music was dreadful.

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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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New Order never celebrated anything to do with Joy Division.

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Peter Hook Quotes: Old men are cantankerous they like to
Old men are cantankerous: they like to get their own way.

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People go and hide, but I don't. I'm a fighter.

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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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The rise of the iPod meant that digital music became the norm, It's sad, but you can still find the real stuff out there if you look for it!

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The worst words I could ever hear as a bass player was, 'Can you play the root notes?'

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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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Peter Hook Quotes: There are lots of joy division songs
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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There are so many bootlegged Joy Division/Martin Hannett tapes, a lot of really bad bootlegs on the Internet.

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Peter Hook Quotes: To me new order split up when bernard
To me, New Order split up when Bernard and I stopped writing together. We started Joy Division together; we started New Order together.

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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 get the right people together, writing music becomes very effortless.

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

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Peter Hook Quotes: Yeah i still feel as if i have things to
Yeah, I still feel as if I have things to do really. I'm not ready to stop.

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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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I've been very grateful and humbled by the fact that young people really dig Joy Division's music. It's a great testament to the chemistry and the songwriting prowess between the four original members.

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Peter Hook Quotes: Ive watched so called new order playing
I've watched so-called 'New Order' playing in Auckland, and Tom Chapman is miming along to my bass on tape ... He's got his fingers on the low, and you can hear my high bass in the background. So he's miming.

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It was nice doing my own Joy Division book to be able to put forward the fact that Ian was actually quite a nice guy and very hardworking, ambitious and loyal. But the thing was, he was battling such a dreadful illness in an era when they really didn't know how to treat it.

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My mother used to always say to me, 'Do naught, get naught.' It's an adage that I hold by. If you don't do anything, you can't really expect anything.

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Peter Hook Quotes: Originally i didnt play any new order
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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The thing with Joy Division's music is that each member was playing like a separate line. We hardly ever played together; we all played separately. But when you put it together, it was like the ingredients in a cake.

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Peter Hook Quotes: Weve had a problem finding a vocalist we
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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When you've travelled for 34 years as a musician, you do all the culture stuff when you're young and full of energy. In the middle stage, you indulge too much and are scared of daylight. Then, in the final stage, you've seen it all, so you tend to take things a lot easier.

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