Paul Cunniffe (1962-2001) was an Irish singer-songwriter from Tuam, Co. Galway. He fronted the 1980's punk band Blaze X. He is credited with writing the first version of the Saw Doctors number 1 single, I Useta Love Her. He also wrote the track 'Funny World' which is covered by the Saw Doctors on their album The Cure. After the break-up of Blaze X in 1981, he went solo and performed mostly in London. He won the London Pub Entertainer of the Year award in 1996.