"When Robin Williams died in August, one of the most unexpected eulogies came from JJ Burnel, the bassist and singer in the Stranglers, who says that he and Williams struck up a friendship in the early 80s."
Hugh Cornwell shooting video with John Cooper Clarke and Windsor McGilvray. With @official_jcc after filming a music video with he and @HughCornwell today. #Fun #PunkRockAndRoll pic.twitter.com/N5uSdwkMLF — Windsor McGilvray (@TheRealWindsor) December 10, 2014
"Kerry McCarthy MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group, whose member unions include the Writers’ Guild, Equity and the Musicians’ Union, also drew attention to the increasing practice of asking musicians, actors and writers to work for free."
"I’m half way through the next book and have done an album of quite obscure cover versions which is nearly finished. I’ve also just finished a version of MacArthur Park with John Cooper Clarke which he actually sings on and does so brilliantly."
"I still think his Stranglers days will continue to dominate though as he has a live CD playing the full No More Heroes album but only available at his solo gigs and of course he encored the evening with Hazel O’Connor to reprise Hanging Around."
"The thumping Stuck in Daily Mail Land blended Campbell’s driving bass with amazing percussion from Chris Bell. Cornwell’s voice smooth but always able to go up a notch, he commented on the undeniably subdued audience, before hammering into Dagenham Dave."
BBC Radio Bristol – The Afternoon Show – Listen Again Singer @HughCornwell is live now with @newscav. He's at @TrinityBristol tonight. Tune in! pic.twitter.com/vK9BLBtIU1 — BBC Radio Bristol (@bbcrb) December 5, 2014