Diane’s Kamikaze Fun Machine
The Stranglers' bad boy on how the band came good
"We're all getting older and Jet says, 'I've had a ****ing good time'."
The Rise and Fall and Rise of Hugh Cornwell
"You must be mad!’ ” He chuckles a moment. “I hope they use it"
Interview with Hugh Cornwell
Interview with Jean-Jacques Burnel
"Jean-Jacques Burnel has one of the toughest reputations in rock'n'roll."
Jean-Jacques Burnel: Burn Baby Burnel
"None other than Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, a man who knows what tricky bass playing is, once described JJ as the best bass player in the world."
‘The aim’s just to stay alive’: The Stranglers on 40 years of crazy antics, old age, and being a British institution
"With 76-year-old drummer Jet Black sticking up a middle finger to health conditions which threaten leaving him for dead at each gig on the tour, The Stranglers still have every bit of the punk spirit they’ve proudly carried for 40 years."
INTERVIEW: The Stranglers (Part Two)
"They did it with Concorde and now they doing it with chocolate as we speak."
JJ Burnel & Baz Warne on BBC Radio Nottingham [starts 15 minutes in]
Fighting talk from the hard man of rock JJ Burnel
"“Allo,” he barks on the end of the phone. “Que puis-je faire pour vous?” "
INTERVIEW: The Stranglers (Part One)
"Bassist JJ Burnel talks about surviving and confounding the music industry, issues of identity, the nature of existence, martial arts, empire/imperialism, the potency of protest, the European ideal and crucially the reinvigoration of the band."