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Hugh Cornwell of The Stranglers is bringing Monster to Australia and New Zealand

by Paul Cashmere on November 13, 2018

in News

Hugh Cornwell, the former lead singer and songwriter for The Stranglers, will tour his Monster Tour in Australia and New Zealand next May.

If the recent UK Monster Tour is anything to go by fans of The Strangers can expect a monster setlist of The Stranglers hits.

Cornwell’s new album ‘Monster’ is a collection of 10 of his Stranglers hits performed acoustically with new songs. Cornwell mixes up the setlist into two parts with new and solo in part one and The Stranglers hits in part two.

Set 1:

Pure Evel (from Monster, 2018)
Leave Me Alone (from Hi Fi, 2000)
I Want One of Those (from Totem and Taboo, 2013)
Monster (from Monster, 2018)
Stuck in Daily Mail Land (from Totem and Taboo, 2013)
Getting Involved (from Wolf, 1988)
The Most Beautiful Girl In Hollywood (from Monster, 2018)
The Prison’s Going Down (from Hi Fi, 2000)
Bilko (from Monster, 2018)
Black Hair Black Eyes Black Suit (from Guilty, 1997)
Mothra (from Solo, 1999)
Duce Coochie Man (from Monster, 2018)

Set 2:
Peaches (from The Stranglers, Rattus Norvegicus, 1977)
Duchess (from The Stranglers, The Raven, 1977)
Strange Little Girl (from The Stranglers, The Collection 1977-1982, 1982)
Hanging Around (from The Stranglers, Rattus Norvegicus, 1977)
Golden Brown (from The Stranglers, La Folie, 1982)
Skin Deep (from The Stranglers, Skin Deep, 1984)
Sweden (All Quiet on the Eastern Front) (from The Stranglers, Black and White, 1977)
Tank (from The Stranglers, Black and White, 1977)
5 Minutes (single, 1977)
(Get a) Grip (On Yourself) (from The Stranglers, Rattus Norvegicus, 1977)

Encore:
Always the Sun (from The Stranglers, Dreamtime, 1986)
Thrown Away (from The Stranglers, The Gospel According to Meninblack, 1981)
No More Heroes (from The Stranglers, No More Heroes, 1977)

Hugh Cornwell will tour Australia for David Roy Williams.

Hugh Cornwell dates

Wednesday 1 May Christchurch – Foundry
Thursday 2 May Wellington – San Fran Bath House
Friday 3 May Auckland – Powerstation
Saturday 4 May Brisbane – Triffid
Sunday 5 May Adelaide – Gov
Wednesday 8 May Canberra – Basement
Thursday 9 May Sydney – Manning Bar
Friday 10 May Melbourne – Max Watts
Saturday 11 May Perth – Rosemount

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