Peter Hook announces Movement and Power Corruption and Lies 2013 UK tour
New Order's first two albums to be performed throughout the autumn, tickets on sale now
After triumphantly performing the first two New Order albums (plus sundry singles) in Cardiff, London and Manchester earlier this year, it's perhaps of little surprise that Peter Hook and The Light have announced a full UK tour.
While his previous band-mates gear themselves up for a huge headliner at Jodrell Bank on 7th July (with Johnny Marr, The Whip and Public Service Broadcasting supporting), Hook will be filling his summer with a few festival slots, including Junction 16, Splendour and Rebellion, plus appearing at London's Coronet Theatre on 21st June with 808 State and Mike Pickering as part of a FAC 51 the Hacienda night - it's all go.
After the summer has long passed however, it's back to heavy-duty touring and a double-whammy tour which will see Hook and his crack band tackle New Order's "Movement" and "Power, Corruption and Lies" in their entirety with bonuses of A and B sides issued from 1981 - 1983. Trust me, you're in for a treat (I witnessed the Manchester show in January - superb).
The tour will begin in Liverpool on 24th October, followed by stops in Leeds, Colchester and many more until Belfast on 23rd November. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £20 upwards.
Although debut-album "Movement" remains a rather dour beast, live-wise it all makes perfect sense. From opener "Dreams Never End", past "Chosen Time" to closer "Denial", there exists an unworldly energy that, on record, became drenched in pioneer producer Martin Hannett's distinctive, but uncompromising, studio-trickery. Now on stage, "Movement" sparks into life with satisfying results.
Follow-up "Power Corruption and Lies", plus the landmark singles "Everything's Gone Green", "Temptation" and "Blue Monday", heralded the beginning of New Order's most successful phase as synth-rock globetrotters which, when aired live, also translates into a pin-sharp electro-pop classic. Don't miss.
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