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New Order To Reform Without Peter Hook

MADCHESTER, la la la. That’s the cry of a man who really ought to have a little trip to Dignitas for failing to move on with his life. His pink pallor, glowing in the summer sun poking from his knock-off parka, scuffed shell-toe Adidas worn well from waddling around Britain like a No Frills Ian Brown.

However, all is not lost for this sorry specimen because New Order are getting back together. Sadly, the man who houses him on a weekend at the derided ‘Factory 251’ club in Manchester – Peter Hook – hasn’t been invited.

Of course, New Order split for a second time in 2007 a couple of LPs, but now they’re going to play some Hookless shows as benefit for film producer Michael Shamberg, who has been rotten sick since 2005.

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Posted: 5th, September 2011 | In: Music | Comment (1)