July 19, 2016
We’re happy to announce the coming together of two influential gents within their own fields of the arts. Acclaimed poet Dr John Cooper Clarke and esteemed singer / songwriter (and founding member of The Stranglers) Hugh Cornwell have teamed up to release their first album, ‘This Time It’s Personal’, released 14th October.
It’s a match made in the rock ‘n’ roll heaven of their respective youth and, just as their eyebrow-raising new album says, This Time It’s Personal. Featuring classic tracks that they both grew up listening to, the album is the surprising duo’s first collaboration. Ten hand-picked songs reflecting the pair’s shared love of classic American and British pop.
You can listen to a first extract here:
To celebrate this landmark release, Dr Clarke and Cornwell have announced a UK tour for November and December 2016. Performing across some of the UK’s major cities, expect to hear classic material from This Time It’s Personal.
Sat 26 November – Cambridge Junction
Tue 29 November – London O2 Forum Kentish Town
Wed 30 November – Bristol O2 Academy
Thu 01 December – Birmingham O2 Institute
Sat 03 December – Manchester O2 Ritz
Thu 08 December – Sheffield Leadmill
Fri 09 December – Glasgow O2 ABC
Tickets go on sale 10am Friday 22nd July
Get early pre-sale access here!
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