Hugh Cornwell is not a monster. Yes, his sneering vocals, PC-baiting lyrics and paranoid obsessions made the Stranglers one of the most notorious, obnoxious bands of the original New Wave. (On the strength of songs such as "Golden Brown," "Peaches" and "No More Heroes," by the early '80s, it was also one of the most commercially successful acts.) But for Cornwell these days, heroin, groupies and flying saucers take a backseat to the wonder of hydroelectric engineering that gives his new album,... More >>>