"We caught up with the legendary Peter Hook to interview him about the good old days."
Peter Hook's Extraordinary Stories. (1
posted by fearfulsymmetry
on Jun 10, 2010 -
"I was just besotted."
Rock music does not lack for tragic heroes
; perhaps none more doomed than Ian Curtis
, lead singer of Joy Division
, the post-punk precursor to Madchester's New Order
. Debilitating epilepsy, depression, charges of Naziism, an impending divorce -- 25 years ago, the day before the start of a US tour, Curtis hanged himself in the kitchen of his flat while Iggy Pop's "The idiot" played. His widow Deborah speaks in this new interview
in The Guardian
; is she drumming up interest for the new starring-Jude-Law biopic
posted by docgonzo
on Apr 11, 2005 -