Member and founder of new wave band New Order and post-punk band Joy Division along with Bernard Sumner in the mid-1970s. He is also a musician, singer, DJ, nightclub owner and author. Following the death of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, the band reformed as the rock band, New Order, and Hook played bass with them until his departure in 2007. The band has since reformed without Hook. He has also recorded an album with Revenge (One True Passion), two albums with Monaco (Music for Pleasure andMonaco) and one album with Freebass (It's a Beautiful Life) as bassist, keyboardist and lead vocalist. He is currently lead vocalist and bassist for Peter Hook and the Light.