The Rescue Rooms archives: 2012

Hugh Cornwell, Hugh Cornwell live at The Rescue Rooms

  • Wednesday 10th October 2012
  • Supported by: TBC



Hugh Cornwell is pleased to confirm a nationwide UK tour in October 2012.

The concerts will be divided into two sets. The first will feature his eagerly anticipated new studio album 'TOTEM AND TABOO' (released August 2012). The second set will see Hugh playing The Strangler's seminal 1977 second album 'NO MORE HEROES' in its entirety with keyboards added to the lineup.

"Cornwell remains a hugely popular and prolific performer whose songwriting retains its fiery eloquence and whose gigs still crackle with electricity"

- Classic Rock

Hugh Cornwell is one of the UK's finest songwriting talents and accomplished live performers. The original guitarist, singer and main songwriter in the British punk rock band The Stranglers, he's enjoyed massive UK and European success with 10 hit albums and 21 Top Forty singles, with classic songs including Peaches, No More Heroes, Golden Brown, Always the Sun, Grip, Nice N Sleazy, Duchess and No Mercy.

Cornwell's forthcoming new album Totem and Taboo will be released in August 2012. Recorded at Electrical Audio Studios in Chicago, it was engineered and mixed by Steve Albini (Nirvana, PJ Harvey, Pixies).

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Cornwell's last studio album, the critically acclaimed Hooverdam produced and mixed at Toe Rag Studios in London by Liam Watson (White Stripes), is available as a free download from his official website.

 Please note this is a 14+ event.