Peter Hook is an English singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. He is best known as the bassist and co-founder of English rock bands Joy Division and New Order.Hook formed the band which was to become Joy Division with Bernard Sumner in 1976. Following the death of lead singer Ian Curtis in 1980, the band reformed as New Order, and Hook played bass with them until 2007.Hook has recorded one album with Revenge , two albums with Monaco and one album with Freebass , serving as bassist, keyboardist and lead vocalist. He is currently the lead singer and bassist for Peter Hook and the Light.BiographyEarly lifePeter Hook was born Peter Woodhead on 13 February 1956, in Broughton, Salford, England, to Irene , and John Woodhead. When he was three years old, in 1959, his parents divorced.