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Hugh Cornwell of The Stranglers New Zealand Tour Announced

Hugh Cornwell of The Stranglers New Zealand Tour Announced

Tuesday 13th November, 2018 1:31PM

Original singer and guitarist of punk / new wave legends The Stranglers, UK songwriter Hugh Cornwell is returning to Aotearoa for a three date tour in May. Singer of such iconic songs as 'Golden Brown', 'No More Heroes', 'Nice And Sleazy', '(Get A) Grip (On Yourself)', and 'Peaches', the artist promises a set full of stone cold classics from The Stranglers, plus an opening selection of songs from his own solo career, which spans nine albums including brand new collection Monster. Lovers of The Stranglers' timeless tunes don't need to think twice about these killer shows, here's the details...

UPDATE 5/04/19: Hugh Cornwell's upcoming Christchurch show has been moved to Churchills...

Hugh Cornwell (The Stranglers)

Wednesday 1st May - Churchills, Christchurch*
Thursday 2nd May - San Fran, Wellington*
Friday 3rd May - The Powerstation, Auckland

Tickets available HERE via UTR*

Here's vintage footage of Hugh Cornwell and The Stranglers playing their classic single 'No More Heroes'...

Listen to The Stranglers' singalong hit 'Peaches'...

Check out The Stranglers' acerbic keyboard-driven single '(Get A) Grip (On Yourself)'...

Here's the original clip for The Stranglers' 'Golden Brown'...

Press release:


Golden Brown, No More Heroes, Strange Little Girl, Always The Sun, No More Heroes, Nice And Sleazy, (Get A) Grip (On Yourself), Peaches - these are the great songs that established the legend of The Stranglers.

And now HUGH CORNWELL is back to present a MONSTER tour celebrating his legacy with a storming full set of those iconic classic Stranglers hits, plus an opening set of curated prime solo Hugh works including selections from his brilliant new album MONSTER.

See the big Stranglers hits performed by the man himself with his first-rate UK band.

You'd be utterly insane to miss it - The HITMAN is BACK!

Just strap on your guitar and we’ll play some rock and roll!

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Hugh Cornwell
Wed 1st May 8:00pm
Churchills, Christchurch
Hugh Cornwell
Thu 2nd May 8:00pm
San Fran, Wellington
Hugh Cornwell
Fri 3rd May 8:00pm
The Powerstation, Auckland