Former Strangler Hugh Cornwell has announced details of his new Steve Albini recorded album and a full UK tour which this time will see him play the whole of Stranglers classic album No More Heroes with added keyboards.
Hugh Cornwell will embark on a nationwide UK tour during October 2012. The concerts will be divided into two sets. The first will feature his eagerly anticipated new studio album ”ËTOTEM AND TABOO’ (released August 2012). The second set will see Hugh playing The Stranglers’ seminal 1977 second album ”ËNO MORE HEROES’ in its entirety with keyboards added to the lineup.
A ticket pre-sale is launched today (Wednesday 11th April) from www.ents24.com, followed by a general on-sale on Friday 14th April. Tickets can be ordered from the 24 Hour Box Office: 0844 478 0898, and booked online from www.hughcornwell.com and www.thegigcartel.com. Special VIP ticket packages for all shows include sound check entry, meet and greet, exclusive ”ËTOTEM AND TABOO’ demo album, and a free poster signed on the night by Hugh.
”ËTOTEM AND TABOO’ will be released in August 2012. Recorded at Electrical Audio Studios in Chicago, it was engineered and mixed by Steve Albini (Nirvana, PJ Harvey, Pixies).
Hugh Cornwell: Autumn 2012 UK Tour / 24 Hour Box Office: 0844 478 0898 / Book Online:
Carlisle The Brickyard (Oct 3) / Aberdeen Lemon Tree (Oct 4) / Glasgow The Arches (Oct 5) / Northumbria University (Oct 6)
Nottingham Rescue Rooms (Oct 10) / Leeds The Cockpit (Oct 11) / Manchester Academy 3 (Oct 12) / Birmingham O2 Academy 2 (Oct 13)
Bristol The Fleece (Oct 17) / Southampton The Brook (Oct 18) / London O2 Academy Islington (Oct 19) / Tavistock The Wharf (Oct 20)