The Stranglers' Hugh Cornwell on his first guitar, hating rehearsals and his favourite Tele
"I almost ruined the neck of an earlier Tele I had by sawing through the strings with a hacksaw on stage at the Roundhouse during a number."
On Second Thought… Nosferatu by Hugh Cornwell & Robert Williams
"An album that slipped so under the radar that its creator admits it made no money is surely a perfect candidate for an underrated gem – assuming of course that it’s any good. And is it ever."
Never meet your heroes
"Cheers, Hugh - that would have been fine. But no."
An Interview With Influential Punk And New Wave Musician, HUGH CORNWELL On His Past Music With The Stranglers and Current Solo Work
"Mose Allison is one of the all time greats of modern music, and one day will be talked about in the same breath as Cole Porter and Jerome Kern. He’s one of my only inspirations who is still alive."