Bathing in their glorious isolation
"The difference is the Sex Pistols are a boy band who've managed to master one record in 35 years and are a bit of a comedy act, and we're not seen in that way yet."
Hugh Cornwell featured on the Spijkers met Koppen program on VARA Radio 2. Download podcast
Hugh Cornwell interview in Vive Le Rock magazine.
"No one dare mention they were friendly with us let alone influenced by us!": 5 minutes with The Stranglers
"I think we almost lost track of what we were about a few years ago but fortunately it was only a passing phase."
Hugh Goes There
“There has been word from the Stranglers camp that they can’t believe what I have done with some of the songs, so it’s great that I am shocking the Stranglers! What more could you ask for?”
Hugh Cornwell interviewed on Barry Gribbles ‘Tunes to make you Breathe more easily’ show on The Source FM
Interview: Ruth Lawson chats to Hugh Cornwell
“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.”
The last hurrah
"Well, it was certainly an exciting time, there was an awful lot going on, an awful lot we were pushing. I get the feeling that we were trying to re-establish what rock music was about at the time."
The Stranglers' Baz Warne talks to Lee Trewhela about being the punk legends' 'new boy', their latest album and a return to Cornwall
"It's easy to forget now but Paul was the singer for 16 years – I have to be honest, it looked a bit strange with him out front but it sounded really good. Those were weird years and there were incredible lows. But that encapsulates this band's role as survivors"
Hugh Cornwell interview on the Roger Day show, BBC Radio Kent.
As Hugh Cornwell releases his excellent new album, he tells Lee Trewhela why The Stranglers are an "albatross"
"It's an admission I've been falling on my arse for the last 20 years, trying to get my career going from the shadow of The Stranglers"