"In one of his concerts a few years ago, Hugh Cornwell said: ‘I’m going to play my solo material in the first set and then The Stranglers stuff... because if it was the other way around you would all go home!’"
"Recently I have begun listening to more of Hugh’s solo albums, and after being a keen Stranglers fan I found myself slipping into the ‘better with/without Hugh Cornwell’ debate that seems to be an ongoing theme between Stranglers fans. Personally I think his material is great and that was proven throughout his live performance."
Nice N Sleazy
hugh cornwell - nice 'n' sleazy - fibbers york 17.11.18
"On this occasion, he took a seemingly-brave step of playing an entire set of solo material before whipping some old Stranglers numbers into shape. And it worked so well, both parts of the evening proving his continued relevance."