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...hang the dj

...hang the dj is a music blog. Old school, shoegaze, psych, and darkwave are featured genres.

Legal disclaimer: This blog is my personal, independent website. It is not affiliated with Bell Media, nor does it represents the thoughts, opinions, desires, etc of Bell Media

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Or hit me up on Twitter: @CristinaRocks

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2014/07/01


Bernard Sumner's highly anticipated autobiography will be released in September 25th in the U.K. Chapter and Verse [New Order, Joy Division and me] details Sumner's extraordinary life as a member of seminal band Joy Division and frontman of New Order. From the official listing:

"Chapter and Verse includes a vivid and illuminating account of Bernard's Salford childhood, the early days of Joy Division, the band's enormous critical and popular success, and the subsequent tragic death of Ian Curtis. Bernard describes the formation of New Order, takes us behind the scenes at the birth of classics such as 'Blue Monday' and gives his first-hand account of the ecstasy and the agony of the Ha├žienda days.

Sometimes moving, often hilarious and occasionally completely out of control, this is a tale populated by some of the most colourful and creative characters in music history, such as Ian Curtis, Tony Wilson, Rob Gretton and Martin Hannett. Others have told parts of the story, in film and book form. Now, for the first time, Bernard Sumner gives you chapter and verse."

Pre-order Chapter and Verse from Random House or Amazon UK. A North American release has not yet been announced.

Meanwhile New Order kicks off its mini-tour of North America with a sold out show at Chicago's Aragon Ballroom tonight.

7/03 -- Milwaukee, WI @ Summerfest
7/06 -- Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theater
7/08 -- Vancouver, BC @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
7/11 -- San Francisco, CA @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
7/13 -- Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theater

Published July 1st, 2014 @ 5:43 AM