On January 31, 1994.

On January 31, 1994, “Wiiija” label released “Hold On It Hurts”, the debut Cornershop album. It was recorded in 1993, at “Suite 16” in Rochdale,
“The Green Room” in Brighton, “Stayfree” in Leicester, “West Orange” in Preston, and was produced by John Wills, John Robb and Tjinder Singh.


  • Tjinder Singh– vocals, bass
  • Avtar Singh – guitar
  • Ben Ayres – vocals, guitar
  • Wallis Healey – guitar
  • Anthony “Saffs” Saffery – sitar, keyboards
  • David Chambers – drums
  • Emma Davies – keyboards
  • Alastair Dickins – clarinet
  • Raj Patel – dholki
  • Dale Shaw – vocals
  • Richard Whelan – engineering
  • Andy Green – engineering
  • Kevin Reverb– engineering
  • Rob – engineering
  • Charlie – engineering
  • Rex – engineering
  • Mike Marsh – mastering
  • Malcolm Maybury – front cover photo
  • Lloyd Thomas – inner sleeve art

 Track listing:

All lyrics by Tjinder Singh, all music by Tjinder Singh, Avtar Singh, Ben Ayres, Wallis Healey, Anthony “Saffs” Saffery and David Chambers.

  1. Jason Donovan/Tessa Sanderson
  2. Kalluri’s Radio
  3. Readers Wives
  4. Change
  5. Inside Rani
  6. Born Disco; Died Heavy Metal
  7. Counteraction
  8. Where D’U Get Your Information
  9. Tera Mera Pyar
  10. You Always Said My Language Would Get Me into Trouble




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