New Order's Peter Hook on how the best-selling 12-inch single in music history managed to lose $100,000
"Every time we sold a copy of ‘Blue Monday,’ we were losing 10p," says Hook of the new wave classic that came out 40 years ago. "I suppose it really seals its place in history as a mythical being for that reason."
Peter Hook reflects 40 years after suicide of Joy Division's Ian Curtis: 'People who are left behind are the ones that suffer'
Curtis's bandmates carried on as New Order, but forever wondered what might have been and what they could have done.
Peter Hook: Why I’m Auctioning Off My Joy Division Legacy
Bassist also discusses the resolution of his lawsuit against New Order and saying goodbye to the past
New Order and Peter Hook Settle Longstanding Legal Dispute
Back-and-forth over ownership of the New Order name reaches “full and final settlement”
Peter Hook Announces New Book, ‘Substance: Inside New Order’
Peter Hook, the onetime bassist for post-punk legends New Order and Joy Division, has announced the release of a forthcoming New Order biography called Substance: Inside New Order. The 768-page volume will arrive on October 6 via Simon & Schuster UK and will cover the band's formation after the untimely death of Joy Division lead singer,…