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Peter Hook is an English musician, best known as the bassist and co-founder of the rock bands Joy Division and New Order. Hook often used the bass as a lead instrument, playing melodies on the high strings with a signature heavy chorus effect. In New Order, he would do this, leaving the actual basslines to keyboards or sequencers. Hook formed the ... See full bio »

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Donnie Darko Soundtrack
Ready Player One Soundtrack
Blade Soundtrack
The Equalizer Soundtrack


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 2018 The Limiñanas feat. Peter Hook: The Gift (Music Video short)
 2005 New Order: Jetstream (Music Video)
Peter Hook
 1993 New Order: Regret (Baywatch Version) (Music Video)
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 1993 New Order: Spooky (Music Video)
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 1993 New Order: World (The Price of Love) (Music Video)
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 1993 Baywatch (TV Series)
New Order
- Race Against Time: Part 2 (1993) ... New Order
 1993 New Order: Ruined in a Day (Music Video)
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 1993 New Order: Regret (Music Video)
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 1989 New Order: Run (Music Video)
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 1988 New Order: Blue Monday 1988 (Music Video)
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 1987 New Order: Touched by the Hand of God (Music Video)
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 1987 New Order: True Faith (Music Video)
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 1986 New Order: State of the Nation (Music Video)
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 1986 New Order: Bizarre Love Triangle (Music Video)
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 1985 New Order: The Perfect Kiss (Music Video short)
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 1983 New Order: Blue Monday (Music Video)
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 1983 New Order: Confusion (Music Video)
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 1980 Joy Division: Love Will Tear Us Apart (Music Video)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "The Hacienda: How Not to Run a Club". London: Simon & Schuster. ISBN 184739177X See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 4 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site | Twitter

Alternate Names:

Joy Division | Dr Peter Hook | New Order


5' 7" (1.7 m)


Caroline Aherne  (divorced) | See more »

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I just love playing the bass, the sheer physicality of it. See more »


Plays bass in the Manchester group Freebass. Hook's previous groups include: Warsaw (1976-1977), Joy Division (1978-1980), Revenge (1993-1994), Monaco (1997-2000) and New Order (1980-2007). See more »



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