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The Hacienda: How Not to Run a Club Had The Hacienda Not Been Run By A Bunch Of Manchester Chancers It Wouldn T Have Been Half The Club It Was, Nor Would Hook S Account Be Half As Riveting Time OutEntertaining Hook Is Revealed As A Born Anecdotalist Engaging And Hilarious Sunday TimesSaturated With Gleeful Hedonism, Hook S Memoir Includes Frank Admissions Of Eye Popping Commercial Ineptitude, Which Gives The Book A Restless Energy Financial TimesHonest, Punchy, And Rough Hewn A Portal Into A Vivid Moment In Rock History The Life And Times Of A Working Band And, In The Middle Of It All, The Transformative Power Of Music Los Angeles TimesUnflinchingly Honest Hook Peels Away The Romantic Sheen Colored By Its Dark History And Gives Unfettered Insight Into The Band S Origins And Inspirations This Is Required Reading For Anyone Who Ever Felt Moved By Joy Division S Cold, Dark Music Kirkus Reviews Starred Review Praise For The UK Publication Of THE HACIENDA A Frank Memoir Of Altruism, Idealism, And Breathless Incompetence Uncut Magazine Stars Packed With Period Detail And Tales Of Debauchery, Gangsters, And Especially, As The Title Promises, How Not To Run A Club Under The Radar, Out Of StarsPeter Hook, As Co Founder Of Joy Division And New Order, Has Been Shaping The Course Of Popular Music For Thirty Years He Provided The Propulsive Bass Guitar Melodies Of Love Will Tear Us Apart And The Bestselling Inch Single Ever, Blue Monday Among Many Other Songs As Co Owner Of Manchester S Hacienda Club, Hook Propelled The Rise Of Acid House In The Late S, Then Suffered Through Its Violent Fall In The S As Gangs, Drugs, Greed And A Hostile Police Force Destroyed Everything He And His Friends Had Created This Is His Memory Of That Era And It S Far Sadder, Funnier, Scarier And Stranger Than Anyone Has Imagined As Young And Naive Musicians, The Members Of New Order Were Thrilled When Their Record Label Factory Opened A Club Yet As Their Career Escalated, They Toured The World And Had Top Ten Hits, Their Royalties Were Being Ploughed Into The Hacienda And They Were Only Being Paid GBP Per Week Peter Hook Looked Back At That Exciting And Hilarious Time To Write HACIENDA All The Main Characters Appear Tony Wilson, Barney, Shaun Ryder And Hook Tells It Like It Was A Rollercoaster Of Success, Money, Confusion And True Faith


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6 thoughts on “The Hacienda: How Not to Run a Club

  1. says:

    Excellent book by Hookey Both for those who remember the Hac fondly and those who are too young or too out of it to remember I was an original member back in the day I wish I d have kept my original plastic membership card.Some laugh out loud momen


  2. says:

    I fully accept that Hooky is writing a very personal account of his involvement in the well documented Hacienda fiasco Perhaps he was just too involved and risked too much to be remotely objective Of course the Hacienda s crucial role in introducing the wh


  3. says:

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times Having read Substance by Mr Hook, I though this one couldn t be any madder I was wrong The story of the Hacienda s contribution to the Madchester scene is well documented It s just good to read about it from Pete


  4. says:

    This is the book about the myth, the legend, the club, the Hacienda that we all wanted to read It takes you into the mismanagement, the gangs, the rise of Rave, the DJ s and into just how artistically forward the Factory team were if only money wasn t an object instead yo


  5. says:

    Hooky has that dry Salfordian wit that no middle class writer could ever grasp He was in the best rock band ever and then in another very good one too, but he still was a daft git when it came to his cash.Probably why he s now wised up and sells himself in different ways nothing


  6. says:

    Absolutely hilarious, I would thoroughly recommend this to anyone that went clubbing back in the day, or has a passion about indie music the tales are brilliant.I learnt a lot about the roots of the Hacienda before it became synonymous with dance music Doesn t matter if you re a New Orde


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