15 Jul

What I learned from…Part 2

What I learned from….Steve Nieve A few years ago I was called by Kathryn Williams’ manager asking if I could stand in to play piano for her for a radio session on Radio France in Paris. I was free, learnt the song and off I went.  After the session we met up with Kathryn’s friends […]

22 May

What I learned from…Part 1

(My first radio session on Tom Robinson’s 6 Music show in, I think, 2006) I am just putting the finishing touches to the next album. In the meantime, I was thinking about a recent article I read about how a lot of pop records are made these days.  As you know, multiple songwriters are involved behind […]

17 Dec

Merry Christmas

Well, I had hoped to get this new album before Christmas, but alas it takes fuckin ages to get songs the way you want em when you are recording.  You write them, then come the arrangements.  And that’s why rock bans of old would spend months and months in studios, because you can arrange things […]

04 Aug

New Video & Glad Cafe

This is picture of the set-up from my show last night at The Glad Café in Glasgow.  It’s such a great little venue with an old piano which is full of character.  I played for about an hour and forty five minutes and tried out some of the new stuff I have been writing.  New […]

14 Jan

Co-headline tour with Richard Walters

I am doing a joint headline tour with the brilliant Richard Walters in March…tickets now on sale via the tour page of my site!  Here’s the chat… A special evening of music from two of the UK’s finest contemporary singer-songwriters Alex Cornish is a singer-songwriter from Dunbar in Scotland. He has produced four critically acclaimed […]

13 Nov

Concert at Chateau de Jalesnes

Last weekend I played a really special concert at a Chateau in Vernantes in the Loire Valley, travelling by car with my small PA system in the boot, from East Lothian to a Travelodge in Wakefield, to Dover, to Paris, to Vernantes.  Stopped off in Paris and walked the streets and sat in cafes.  In […]

30 Sep

Steve Nieve Gigs

I am completely over excited to be singing a few Elvis Costello songs with Mr Costello’s right hand man, all round genius keys player, Steve Nieve.  There are three dates in Liverpool, Bristol and London.   We’re hopefully going to play one or two of my tunes too. Steve has been playing keyboards for Elvis Costello […]

27 Aug


The brilliant Elliott Franks came down to take some pics of me soundchecking at St Pancras Old Church the other week in London.  Here are some of them…head over to http://elliottfranks.photoshelter.com/gallery-list for more.      

06 Aug

Tour starting…

…this Saturday and really looking forward to playing. I have been writing quite a lot lately and may road test a few of the tunes this next week.   I also had a great time with the band playing on Edith Bowman’s BBC Quay Sessions show the other week.  All the footage from the session is […]