Posted in music on November 27, 2013

Fred w/ Haim (via @lancebangs)
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Hugh Cornwell will soon be starting his North American tour, which includes a stop in NYC at Highline Ballroom on December 8 and tickets are still available. Opening for the onetime Stranglers vocalist will be fake old school UK punk rocker Ian Rubbish, aka comedian Fred Armisen (seen above hanging with Haim) with Piccadilly Circus accent. Seems like a good pairing.

Meanwhile, Hugh Cornwell made a video for "Totem & Taboo," the title track from his most recent album, and you can watch that -- and check out his full North American tour schedule -- below.

Fred Armisen listed some of his favorite records for Insound who is in turn selling those records at a discount. Haim is not on there, but you will find selections by Au Revoir Simone, Cults, Portlandia theme song star Washed Out, Frankie Rose, Prefab Sprout, Parquet Courts and more.

P.S. did you catch Fred on the latest episode of "Talking Dead"?

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Hugh Cornwell "Totem & Taboo"

Hugh Cornwell - 2013 Tour Dates
Oct. 4th - Hotel Congress - Tucson ,AZ
Oct. 5th - Soda Bar - San Diego, CA
Oct. 6th - Echo - Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 8th - Café Du Nord - San Francisco, CA
Oct. 10th - El Corazon - Seattle, WA
Dec 3rd - Smiths Olde Bar - Atlanta, GA
Dec 4th - Casbah at Tremont Music Hall - Charlotte, NC
Dec 5th - Black Cat - Washington, DC
Dec 6th - Record Collector - Bordentown, NJ (Solo Acoustic Show)
Dec 7th - Brighton Bar - Long Branch, NJ
Dec 8th- Highline Ballroom - New York, NY
Dec 10th - Sellersville Theatre - Philadelphia, PA
Dec 11th - Church Of Boston - Boston, MA
Dec 12th Tralfamadore Cafe (Tralf Music Hall) - Buffalo, NY (Solo Acoustic Show)
Dec 15th - Small's - Detroit, MI
Dec 17th - Beachland Ballroom - Cleveland, OH
Dec 18th - Reggie's Rock Club - Chicago, IL

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Comments (19)

who's the dude with the long hair?

Posted by Anonymous | November 27, 2013 11:53 AM

fuck haim in the face

Posted by Anonymous | November 27, 2013 11:55 AM

has anyone ever laughed at a fred armisen joke? he's the jay leno of indie comedy.

Posted by Anonymous | November 27, 2013 12:11 PM

Of course BV would post a picture of Fred with Haim instead of the million other pictures he could have chosen. All you nerds that argue about this band are giving him pageclicks and he loves it.

Posted by Anonymous | November 27, 2013 12:17 PM

That third "sister" to the right is in fact a dude.

Posted by Anonymous | November 27, 2013 12:21 PM

I think that third sister on the right is actually Khloe Kardashian

Posted by Anonymous | November 27, 2013 12:34 PM

^12:36 you are probably just as hideous on the outside as you clearly are on the inside.

Posted by Anonymous | November 27, 2013 12:50 PM

For the record, I would bang all the Haim sisters and Fred Armisen.

Posted by Anonymous | November 27, 2013 1:36 PM

Look at the legs on that third one, definitely a dude.

Posted by Anonymous | November 27, 2013 2:04 PM

Third dude on the right? I thought that was Antony in drag.

Posted by Anonymous | November 27, 2013 3:14 PM

Somebody get armison a cheeseburger or some pizza he looks skinny in a unhealthy way

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Posted by Duses1968 | November 27, 2013 9:45 PM

HAIM SUCKS!

Posted by Anonymous | November 27, 2013 11:44 PM

That third "sister" is an X-Men

Posted by Anonymous | November 28, 2013 5:21 AM

Hey bros, if you dig this ya gotta check out Amy Grant or Shania Twain

Posted by Anonymous | November 29, 2013 12:21 PM

Fred Armisen must be stopped.

Posted by Anonymous | December 9, 2013 9:14 AM

12:22 ftw

Posted by Only Bill Is Real | December 9, 2013 10:22 AM

wow! i saw Hugh Live a couple of years ago and I loved it! this is actually an ok song; but this video is really bad.

Posted by Laura | March 3, 2014 5:32 AM

They played this last night on a punk rock radio show, and I had no idea what it was until the end and the DJ explained. I was laughing so hard!

Posted by Monki | October 28, 2014 4:31 AM

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