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Peter Hook & the Light to bring Joy Division and New Order classics to Warwick University

Les Reid 9th Feb, 2016 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

FORMER Joy Division and New Order legend Peter Hook is bringing his band to Warwick University to reel out the classics.

Peter Hook & The Light’s newly announced tour dates include the university’s Copper Rooms, where they will perform New Order’s third and fourth albums, “Low Life” and “Brotherhood”.

The gig on March 4 will include an opening set of material from Manchester’s 1970s world famous indie band Joy Division, who became electro pop pioneeers New Order after the death of lead singer Ian Curtis.

Peter Hook was the unique and pioneering bass player for both bands.

The classic New Order LPs from the 1980s are being performed in full on the English leg of the tour which has already seen shows in Australia, New Zealand and North America.

The concerts will include the singles and B-sides from New Order’s most prolific 1980s period.

From August 1983 up to 1987, they included “Confusion”, “True Faith”, “Thieves Like Us” “Bizarre Love Triangle” and “The Perfect Kiss”.

Website – http://www.thecopperrooms.com

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