REVIEW: The Stranglers
"There might have been a few other dads dancing in the crowd had the Ironworks not been packed so tightly that even a nostalgic pogo seemed out of the question, leaving it up to bass-man Burnel and frontman and guitarist Baz Warne to jig along to a song intro and do the dancing on the crowd’s behalf."Reliving Their Youth
"Most harrowing was the footage during the anti-war song “North Winds Blowing” – war and burns victims, young and old, made painful and uncomfortable viewing."
Info: Artist: The Stranglers Tour: 2014 The Ruby Tour Date: 27 Feb 2014 Venue: Ironworks City: Inverness Address: 122B Academy Street Inverness, Inverness-Shire IV1 1LX Country: United Kingdom Add to Google Calendar | Download iCal
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The Stranglers - Jean-jacques Burnel Takes Aim At Sting
"The Stranglers rocker Jean-Jacques Burnel has taken a swipe at Sting and his bandmates in The Police, accusing them of only reuniting for money."
The Stranglers - Jean-jacques Burnel Caught In Floods Horror
"The Stranglers rocker Jean-Jacques Burnel has told of his horror after several of his neighbours were killed when severe flooding hit the South of France."
Stranglers frontman Baz Warne welcomes plans for 4,000-capacity music venue in Sunderland
"The Stranglers frontman Baz Warne says it would be the kind of venue bands like his, whose hits include Golden Brown, would love to play."
Stranglers chalking up 40 years
"To commemorate this huge achievement, The Stranglers are embarking on a major world tour, kicking off in the UK and rolling through Europe, North America and the Far East, before a series of festival appearances and special events."
Fife gig for Stranglers on 40th anniversary tour
"“It’s satisfying, particularly in regard to our critics who said we wouldn’t last five minutes. All the critics have gone and we’re still here.”"
The Stranglers featured in Vive Le Rock magazine.
Plattenkiste - 20140212 - Hugh Cornwell
One hour interview with Gerald Grohmann
The Stranglers are heading to the Midlands
"“I’ll carry on until I’m incapable of doing it,” he says: “I am going to have to stop one day, but I expect the band will carry on.”"
Punk survivors The Stranglers still hold all the cards
"“Cracks began appearing in the late Eighties,” JJ recalls. “Our main singer, Hugh, started to want to do fashion shoots in Cosmopolitan or have his own stylist or lawyer and that’s not good."
No sign of stopping for Stranglers 40 years on
"Without casting too many aspersions or running anyone down, the guy was a good guitarist but not necessarily a Stranglers guitarist."
Interview: JJ Burnel (The Stranglers)
"Still going strong after a 40-year career The Stranglers’ bassist Jean-Jacques Burnel, is one one of the most intriguing individuals in music history - funny, charismatic and with endless outrageous stories to tell."
HUGH CORNWELL – LIVE AT THE BLACK BOX 26.1.2014
"Where’s my guitarist?"Cornwell loses cool mid-set but thrills with up-tempo Golden Brown
"The more Hugh spoke the more he comes across as a man with little humour but blessed with a rampant ego - a formidable personality combination."Former Strangler is in fine form, but still loses his cool
"A foul mouthed harangue followed, destroying what had been an, up until then, affable atmosphere."Old punks ain't happy being strangled by punters' drivel
"In the true spirit of punk, the old Hugh might even have waded into the crowd to sort 'em out."
No More Heroes
Info: Artist: Hugh Cornwell Date: 26 Jan 2014 Venue: Out To Lunch Arts Festival City: Belfast Address: The Black Box Country: United Kingdom Add to Google Calendar | Download iCal
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Hugh Cornwell featured on BTR Live Studio with DJ Maia
00:00 Hugh Cornwell on BTR Live Studio
05:40 God Is A Woman
15:02 Bad Vibrations
19:08 Street Called Carroll
24:06 Into The Dead of Night
32:37 BTR Live Studio
Interview: The Stranglers
"It might be something to do with me beating him up in 1977."
‘I’ve got a sense of punk anarchy in my blood’
"One song on Totem and Taboo has a bit of a dig at Madonna, the queen of pop who defies aging with fanatical fitness regimes, botox and much younger boyfriends."
"In episode 47, Maggie Serota sits down with Hugh Cornwell of The Stranglers to discuss discovering music ..."