Peter Hook’s The Light’s will perform Closer for the first time revisiting Joy Division’s second and final album in full for the first time at The Factory Manchester May 18th 2011. Tickets will go on sale next Thursday 10th March at Factory

Also The Light’s debut four track EP “1102 / 2011” is to be released Monday 2nd May 2011 by Hacienda Records which features the first recording of an unreleased Joy Division track “Pictures In My Mind” with vocal by Peter Hook and versions of “Insight”, “Atmosphere” and “New Dawn Fades” with vocals by Rowetta.

In the UK the band are also performing London and Edinburgh dates in late April, London Scala Saturday 23rd April and Liquid Edinburgh Saturday 30th April performing Unknown Pleasures which the band has been touring across the Uk, Europe, Australasia and The United States for the past twelve months. The band is about to tour France before a run of gigs in Japan, and Scandanavia before the end of March.

Exclusive video footage of The Light performing “Disorder” and “New Dawn Fades” from The Factory last May will be released on Monday March 7th via Peter Hook & The Light’s facebook at LINK and at PETER HOOK’s WEBISTEPeter Hook to perform ‘Closer’

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