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Hugh Cornwell – Clitheroe, The Grand

  Apparently, four punters needed St John Ambulance medical attention in Kendal the night before I got to see Hugh Cornwell and his band’s two assured sets in not so far off Clitheroe. With that in mind, Hugh told the … Continue reading

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Rise and Shine – the return of Hugh Cornwell

A quarter of a century after he left The Stranglers, Hugh Cornwell remains a regular on the live circuit – still in love with his back-catalogue, and still ticking off life ambitions. In the scheme of things, he’s been outside … Continue reading

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Hugh Cornwell – Preston 53 Degrees

HE’s still got it, you know, and more than 20 years after leaving the band with whom he made his name, there’s still plenty of fire in Hugh Cornwell. The former Stranglers front-man doesn’t look any older than when Golden … Continue reading

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From Kentish Town to Chicago, via Shalford – the Hugh Cornwell interview

THEY’RE the stuff of legend in my old neck of the woods – the days The Stranglers rehearsed in our village scout hut. I was there myself within a couple of years with my first band – the 1st Shalford … Continue reading

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Hugh Cornwell – Totem and Taboo

In which Malcolm Wyatt swaps notes with Hugh Cornwell on the former Stranglers frontman’s latest album, Totem and Taboo, a surefire winner as far as both are concerned. Following rave reviews in the UK, Hugh Cornwell’s new studio album Totem and Taboo … Continue reading

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