"Na de pauze worden de oudere punkliefhebbers, derde generatie punks zijn er trouwens ook, op hun wenken bediend met eeen integraal gespeeld No More Heroes . Een mijlpaal van een plaat in de geschiedenis van de punk."
" All those years ago. He was old then. As a teenager doing A-levels I remember being more shocked by the fact that he was 30 than by the fact that he shouted out the word clitoris on Rattus Norvegicus."
"Cornwell was greeted by a lot of fans, more in fact than at Cornwell’s previous gig at the same venue. Which made me wonder whether they all gathered to check out his new album, or whether they flocked together for old times sake and to listen to Cornwell’s take on The Stranglers golden brownies."
"“Have you ever been on a Ferry? To France? Alone?” asks the dishevelled lighting technician in front of me. A titter goes round the audience. “What?” I think. “Is that a joke?” This was the first of many impenetrable aspects of Hugh Cornwell’s Cockpit gig on Thursday night."
“I would rather play my stuff but the Stranglers are part of my life. You can’t deny where you come from, it’s like family ties or roots – it’s not healthy to deny things so I’m quite willing to play a proportion of old stuff as long as I’m not expected to play it exactly as it sounded originally.”