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Brought together to promote a new best-of compilation, Peter Hook and his bandmates can barely bring themselves to speak to each other. They reveal where it all went wrong … separately.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 14 july 2011

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This article titled “Joyless divisions: the end of New Order” was written by Rob Fitzpatrick, for The Guardian on Thursday 14th July 2011 20.44 UTC

The truth is,” says Peter Hook, the bassist first in Joy Division and then New Order, “Bernard’s a twat and he always has been.” It would seem all is not well in the New Order camp. Indeed, calling the lead singer of your group – someone you’ve been friends with since 1967 – a “twat” would suggest there is no New Order camp.

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