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Hugh Cornwell and Newton Faulkner heading for Leamington Assembly

Leamington Editorial 26th Oct, 2015 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016   0

SONGSMITHS of different eras drop in at Leamington’s Assembly within days of each other next months.

It’s quarter of a century since former Stranglers frontman Hugh Cornwell parted ways with the ‘men in black’

And to mark 25 years as a solo artist he will be pulling the plug and stopping off at the Assembly on Sunday November 15 as part of an acoustic tour to promote new album The Fall And Rise Of Hugh Cornwell – the first ever anthology of his post-Stranglers career.

The album brings together 12 songs taken from six of his solo albums plus one brand new song, Live It And Breathe It.

While fans can expect to hear many of the songs contained on the new album, their will also be some other choice numbers from his solo days, together with a few Stranglers classics.

And three days later on Wenesday November 18 singer-songwriter Newton Faulkner plays the venue ahead of teh release of his fifth album Human Love.

Faulkner – known for his his percussive style of guitar playing – hit the ground running with his 2007 debut album Hand Built by Robots which went double platinum and spurned the singles Dream Catch Me, I Need Something and Teardrop.

He followed it with further hit albums Rebuilt by Humans, Write It On Your Skin, and Studio Zoo.

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