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Totem & Taboo

by Hugh Cornwell

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marc_ian Solid record of catchy songs. Favorite track: STUCK IN DAILY MAIL LAND.
There's too many favourite tracks on this album, which was released several years ago.
Hugh Cornwell has been a solo artist for almost 30 years now, after a successful career in The Stranglers.
He has made many studio albums, unfortunately only this one is available on this app.
His latest offering, the much applauded 2018 album 'Monster' is a mixture of new songs and acoustic versions of Stranglers standards.
If Hugh's in your area then catch his live set. Truly a master musicsmith. Favorite track: IN THE DEAD OF NIGHT.
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Followng rave reviews in the UK, Hugh Cornwell’s new studio album TOTEM AND TABOO is set to be released in the US on June 25th, on Red River Entertainment through Red/SONY Distribution. Recorded at Electrical Audio Studios in Chicago, the album was engineered and mixed by the legendary Steve Albini.

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. Cornwell’s last studio album, the critically acclaimed Hooverdam, produced and mixed by Grammy award winner Liam Watson, is available as a free download from his official website - www.hughcornwell.com.

To accompany the album release Hugh will embark on a full North American tour featuring the new songs, as well as classic Stranglers material.

"His gnarliest record in over 30 years....Hugh and Steve: a marriage madeinblack." 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


released June 25, 2013


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