Peter Hook & the Light, The Metro, Sydney – October 2017
The response to Peter Hook & The Light’s Australian Tour performing the Factory Records album’s ‘Substance’ by Joy Division & New Order this October has been overwhelming. With the 7th October Sydney show at the Metro Theatre now SOLD OUT, Sydney fans are in for an Exclusive Bonus as Peter Hook & The Light will perform both Joy Division albums Unknown Pleasures & Closer in full. This show will be on Monday 2nd October
Joy Divison’s debut masterpiece Unknown Pleasures, with its iconic Peter Saville album art is regarded as a pioneering and influential post punk album. Produced by Martin Hannett it featured guilt-ridden, romantic and claustrophobic tracks such as ‘Disorder’, ‘She’s Lost Control, ‘Shadow Play’ and ‘New Dawn Fades’. The album has been named as one of the best albums of all-time by NME, Mojo, Pitchfork, Q, Rolling Stone and Spin.
“Unknown Pleasures is one of the best records ever made” – NME
Closer the second and final album for Joy Division was highly acclaimed, and is often cited as Joy Division’s finest work. Featuring the tracks ‘Isolation’, Heart and Soul’ ‘Twenty Four Hours’, Closer was vital, impossible to resist or ignore. A flawless expression.