The Stranglers - Giants (album)
"'It's greasy and it's British' was how Baz Warne once described the opening track to The Stranglers' seventeenth studio album, when it was used as a main theme in the film Suckerpunch - a soundtrack composed by JJ & Baz back in 2008."
The Stranglers - Giants (2012) - Album Review
"Adios is unlike anything else the Stranglers has done, but it might be one of their best songs."
JJ Burnel interviewed on BBC Radio Sussex, Danny Pike show to chat about The Sranglers formation and their latest album. Tracks played – Another Camden Afternoon, Golden Brown, Strange Little Girl. Listen again on BBC iPlayer until 2nd March 2012
Giants album review and JJ Burnel interview with John Robb in this weeks Vive Le Rock magazine.
Kevin Bryan's Record Reviews
"... Mercury Rising, with the latter track capturing keyboardist Dave Greenfield in particularly inventive form."
Review/Pics - Hugh Cornwell, Glen Matlock, Glass Heroes (Crescent Ballroom, PHX)
"Hugh Cornwell's set seemed a little darker right from the start. Maybe it was due to the dark blue lights, the ominous Stranglers opener of 'Toiler on the Sea', more minor chord usage in Cornwell's writing and the general menacing demeanor of this punk survivor."Glen Matlock-Hugh Cornwell (and Clem Burke/Steve Fishman) + Glass Heroes, Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix, 2-25-12
"Originals from the 70s punk rock era all together on one stage ..."
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JJ Burnel interview on Le Mouv, Radio France. Listen online or download podcast from here.
JJ Burnel and Baz Warne interviewed on Culture on France 24 to talk about their new album Giants, as well as their upcoming European and UK tour. They tell Catherine Nicholson why they don’t mind being described as ‘eclectic’. View … Continue reading
Stranglers: "We Got Corrupted"
"It is a focal point and I don't apologize for it. I never wanted to be in the background. I did try for a while in the '80s coz it was pissing off the guitarist [ie. Hugh Cornwell, who departed in 1990] because everyone was talking about my bass sound and not the guitar."
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