The Stranglers promise 'a collection of classics' when they return to Nottingham's Rock City
"We are doing some festivals in the summer, but not masses as we are purposely setting aside time to record. And we have a few things in the pipeline which I can't talk about yet."
The Stranglers in concert from 1985
Something Better Change
Phil Kennedy talks with Stranglers bass guitarist and “hard man” of rock, JJ Burnel, talks about performing around the world, over 40 years on.
Baz: Come and see our ugly mugs!
"We don’t really want to do anything that’s cheesy or comes off as being a bit naff but it was obviously an important part of our career and should be marked in some way"
Steve Lamacq asks The Stranglers’ JJ Burnel, rising hip hop star Loyle Carner and journalist Kate Hutchinson to review some new tunes. The musical mix includes Lana Del Ray, DJ Format, Bill Baird, Wire, The Vryll Society, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever and Modern English.
Mike Sweeney talks to Jean-Jacques Burnel, songwriter and bassist of The Stranglers, about his 40 years in music.