Blur/New Order Mates Form Band
2009-06-15 by Lestrade | 6 Comments
Blur bassist Alex James teams up with New Order members Bernard Sumner (singer), Stephen Morris (drummer), and Phil Cunningham (guitarist) for a new band called Bad Lieutenant.
The band is forming in the wake of New Order (1980 - 2007), which formed in the wake of Joy Division (1976-1980).

Sumner had this to say about New Order's break-up: "We split into two factions, there's me, Steve and Phil. The other is Peter Hook, Basically he left the band, that's all I want to say about it."

The new band is set to tour later this year, with their debut album already recorded and coming out this October. There are 3 guitarists in Bad Lieutenant, so naturally, Sumner says the album sounds "pretty guitary", and also stating that he's "very proud of it, it's a very good album."

Get ready for some deep dark emotions
http://spin.com/articles/new-order-and-blur-members-form-new-group
Tagged: New Order

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Chewie
June 15th 2009
4533 Comments


wait, so Damon Albarn isn't part of this? sweet, now he can make another awesome Gorillaz album

bloc
June 15th 2009
35024 Comments


hooke kicks james' ass at bass.

HailToTheThief
June 16th 2009
144 Comments


^ second that



scyther
June 16th 2009
1606 Comments


I just got done with 24 Hour Party People.

adeninejason
June 16th 2009
14 Comments


Ok. Don't go to the wrong Myspace. You'll be disappointed.
Agreed. Hooke kicks some major ass on the bass.

PuddleSwimmer
June 16th 2009
1457 Comments


Yeah the band's name is also the name of a movie so...



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