New Order Slam Director

English rockers NEW ORDER are threatening to pull out of soundtrack commitments to JOY DIVISION film CONTROL, because the director is too domineering. Bandmembers claim they are being "disrespected" on set and their creativity thwarted by ANTON CORBIJN's constant interfering. Bassist PETER HOOK fumes, "I'm p**sed about the movie right now because Anton Corbijn seems to be getting too much control, precisely. "I would have preferred that he showed more respect for us. That's what he should do... Anton is too passionate about the movie but I think he should have a wider view. At the beginning he would say: 'Come everyone to help' but now he closed the doors and sent everyone to p**s off. "We're suppose to (record the film's soundtrack) but the problem is that he's telling us what to do. If we don't tell him how to direct, why is he telling us how to make music? BERNARD (SUMNER - singer) and STEPHEN (MORRIS -drummer) seem to be OK about it but it bothers me a lot." Joy Division were an English rock band formed in 1976. The band dissolved in May 1980 after the suicide of its lead singer, IAN CURTIS. The remaining members - Hook, Sumner and Morris - reformed as New Order. The movie is based on the book TOUCHING FROM A DISTANCE by Curtis' widow DEBORAH.


Contactmusic

Tags: New Order - JOY DIVISION - Anton Corbijn - Ian Curtis

Advertisement

More New Order

Iggy Pop Plays Joy Division Classics with New Order at Tibet Concert

Iggy Pop was backed by New Order for a rendition of classic Joy Division tracks including Love Will Tear Us Apart at the 24th Annual...

Sony Music Announce 'BBC Top Gear Driving Anthems' Released November 18th 2013

Sony Music & BBC Worldwide have announced the release of 'Top Gear Driving Anthems', a triple CD album boasting 50 full throttle tracks of rock...

Lollapalooza 2013 To Be Equipped For All Weathers For Another Memorable Weekend

Get ready for a magnificent time as Chicago brings you another rollicking year of Lollapalooza with a legendary line-up of mixed genre music from The...

Multi-Award winning Live From Jodrell Bank series announce Science Arena activity for its 2013 Transmissions

The Live From Jodrell Bank series is acclaimed as much for the otherworldly dimensions of its Science Arena activity as it is for the transcendent...

Advertisement

What, No Holograms? Stone Roses, Blur, Phoenix, Red Hot Chili Peppers Headline Coachella 2013

How do you top having a dead man headline your festival? Well, in all honestly, you’re not going to. Coachella’s talent bookers must have been...

Out Now: UK Album Releases: Les Miserables OST A Sure-Fired Hit, Everything Everything Gunning For Success, New Order Album Finally Sees Light Of Day

We’re still in a period of calm for the music industry, as far as album releases go. What this does mean for those that do...

Adele, Coldplay To Mime At Olympic Concerts?

It's been confirmed that musicians performing at the special Olympic concerts in the summer will in fact be miming to backing tracks. A spokesperson for...

Peter Hook Turns To Legal Team In New Order Fight

Peter Hook is consulting his attorneys after threatening legal action against his former New Order bandmates for using the group's name.The bassist was furious after...

Advertisement

Comments

New Order Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on New Order

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All