Hugh Cornwell is a man of the people! The original vocalist, guitarist and main songwriter for punk and new-wave legends The Stranglers, will be touring the US this September and playing The Stranglers’ classics and his new album Hooverdam.
He has made Hooverdam available for free download to anyone and everyone right now on his website www.hughcornwell.com! The site can be viewed in twelve languages (English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, Mandarin, Turkish, Italian and Japanese), making Hughâ€™s music freely available to most of the worldâ€™s population.Physical copies will be available on vinyl and as a triple-sleeved digi-pak CD/DVD, which will contain Hughâ€™s film â€œBlueprintâ€, featuring live studio performance inter-spliced with an interview with Hugh at the Tate Gallery in London. Both Hooverdam and â€œBlueprintâ€ were recorded in Toerag Studios with producer Liam Watson (best known for producing the White Stripesâ€™ Elephant).
See Hugh Cornwell on Tour in September:
09/08: Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
09/09: Long Branch, NJ @ Brighton Bar
09/10: Washington, DC @ Black Cat
09/11: Bordentown, NJ @ The Record Collector
09/12: New York, NY @ Highline Ballroom
09/13: Boston, MA @ TT The Bear’s Place
09/15: Montreal, PQ @ TBA
09/16: Hamilton, ON @ This Ain’t Hollywood
09/17: Toronto, ON @ The Mod Club
09/18: Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom
09/19: Milwaukee, WI @ Shank Hall
09/20: Chicago, IL @ The Abbey