Monaco was Peter Hook's second
side project. The band emerged
in 1997 and split up in the late 1990s
Back in 1989, David Potts
was working as tape operator in Peter Hook's
recording studio Suite 16. In 1992, he was asked to contribute
riffs for Peter Hook's
first side project – live band Revenge.
Both musicians started again their collaboration in 1996 as
Monaco found success with their first single What Do You Want From Me?,
and the album it was pulled from, Music For Pleasure.
The album went gold in the UK and sold hundreds of thousands in the USA with an accompanying sold out tour