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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 in the UK, Hugh Cornwell’s latest studio album TOTEM AND TABOO was released in the US in June 2013, via Red River Entertainment and through Red/SONY Distribution.
Recorded at Electrical Audio Studios in Chicago, the album was engineered and mixed by the legendary Steve Albini.
"UK Punk's Dark Lord" David Fricke/Rolling Stone
"His gnarliest record in over 30 years" Mojo
"Ten songs, ten distinct sentiments, ten atmospheres, all unmistakably Cornwell and really, all pretty damn good" Your Flesh
"He sounds more engaged and intense than he has in years" Classic Rock
"Cornwell provides the goods In Spades" Vive Le Rock