Chapter and Verse: New Order, Joy Division and Me

Chapter and Verse: New Order, Joy Division and Me


Founding member and guitarist of pleasure department and the lead singer of recent Order, Bernard Sumner has been recognized through the years for his reticence. in the past . . .

An imperative a part of the Manchester, united kingdom, track scene because the past due Seventies, his is the definitive model of the occasions that created of the main influential bands of all time.

Chapter and Verse features a vibrant and illuminating account of Bernard Sumner's adolescence, the early days of pleasure department, the band's huge, immense severe and renowned good fortune, and the following tragic loss of life of Ian Curtis. Sumner describes the formation of recent Order, takes us backstage on the delivery of classics similar to "Blue Monday," and offers his firsthand account of the ecstasy and the ache of the Haçienda days.

Sometimes relocating, frequently hilarious, and sometimes thoroughly uncontrolled, it is a story populated by means of probably the most colourful and inventive characters in song heritage, similar to Ian Curtis, Tony Wilson, Rob Gretton, and Martin Hannett. Others have advised elements of the tale, in movie and publication shape. Now, for the 1st time, Bernard Sumner grants bankruptcy and verse.

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