01 August 2010Peter Hook - The Hacienda EP
The Hacienda EP was recorded by Peter Hook and Phil Murphy in 2010 and will be released on 4 October 2010 as part of the boxed set which will include a signed & numbered book, 10" vinyl record in custom die cut sleeve and a signed art print. It's a limited edition of only 400 Standard copies and 100 Deluxe copies.
2. Later Than You Think
3. The Joyful One
4. The Vikings
Post punk cult band The Names emerged in the winter of 1977-1978 as The Passengers, gathering immediate attention on the local Brussels scene. In 1979, after a series of successful gigs and a crucial step forward opening for Magazine, they recorded their first E.P. ("Spectators Of Life") and attracted the interest of prominent label Factory Records in Manchester.
Their first British studio session (at Stockport's Strawberry Studio) produced the single "Nightshift" / "I Wish I Could Speak Your Language (Fac 29). Receiving enthusiastic reviews in the UK and abroad, it marked the start of a long and fruitful collaboration with producer Martin Hannett. The album "Swimming" followed as well as more singles, including "Calcutta" and "The Astronaut".
- extract from the official website biography