PETER HOOK emits a blokey chuckle. "Ian Curtis had very big shoes to fill," says the former Joy Division and New Order bassist. "Bernard Sumner’s shoes aren’t that big actually — about the same size as mine. So that worked out okay."
It's been a fantastic 18 months for New Order. Not only did they return to the charts after a lengthy break with a critically and commercially successful album, but they’ve also been immortalised on film, sampled by Kylie and played some of the most well-received gigs of their career.