Peter Hook brands supposed Joy Division ‘Unknown Pleasures’ track ‘a bloody awful hoax’

Peter Hook has branded 'Aerial', a track that surfaced online this week that purported to be an unreleased song from Joy Division's seminal album 'Unknown Pleasures' as a "bloody awful hoax".

The War On Drugs, London Electric Ballroom, February 28, 2012

They start with the tropical strum of “Buenos Aires Beach”, from their debut album Wagonwheel Blues, whose balmy unfolding might strike you as an inappropriate opener for a chilly night in Camden, far from the sun-kissed climes the song so breezily evokes.
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