The original guitarist, singer and main songwriter in the British rock band The Stranglers.
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 rock band The Stranglers, he's enjoyed massive UK and European success with 10 hit albums and 21 top forty singles, etching himself into the UK and Europe's musical psyche with classic songs, including Peaches, No More Heroes, Golden Brown, Always the Sun, Grip, Nice N Sleazy, Duchess and Skin Deep. Following rave reviews for Hugh Cornwell's new studio album, TOTEM AND TABOO Hugh embarked on a full tour of Germany in March / April 2014 featuring the new songs, as well as classic Stranglers material. 'UK punk's dark lord "David Fricke -. Rollingstone "His gnarliest record in over 30 years .... Hugh and Steve: a marriage made in black - MOJO "Thanks to a gloriously raw and vibrant sound, courtesy of the ever-reliable Steve Albini, Cornwell's endearingly sardonic observations on freedom, consumerism and Madonna Louise Ciccone crackle with energy. He sounds more engaged and intense than He Has in years. It ends with the menacing sprawl of 'In The Dead Of Night' Cornwell's finest and most unashamedly epic moment since the Punk Era " - Classic Rock