Unknown Pleasures

Unknown Pleasures

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In Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division, Peter Hook, bassist for the legendary, groundbreaking band Joy Division, takes readers backstage with the group that helped define the sound of a generation and influenced artists such as U2, Radiohead, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Unlike other books about Joy Division, Factory Records, or lead singer Ian Curtis—who took his own life just before the band's first U.S. Tour—Unknown Pleasures tells Joy Division's story… (more)

Editorial reviews (4 reviews)

In “Unknown Pleasures” Hook wrestles with Joy Division’s failure to recognize the obvious: that the sick young man singing songs center stage about death was actually ready to die. It’s compelling.

Electric transmissions from a bygone era, etched in blood by someone who was there in body and spirit.

Hook meanders too much, and the book frequently reads as if it was dictated, then assembled in roughly chronological order.

Book Details  

Publisher: It Books (January 29, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 400 pages

File size: 5.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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