Peter Hook on his 5 best bass albums

Peter Hook
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Peter Hook was born Peter Woodhead in 1956, and was the towering talent on the bass guitar behind the seminal bands Joy Division and New Order, as well as projects including Monaco, and the short-lived three-bassist group, Freebass. 

Famed for his melodic, often high-register bass-lines, Hooky’s current project is Peter Hook & The Light, in which he plays bass and sings alongside his long-time collaborator David Potts and his own son, Jack Bates. 

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