The Stranglers speak before Weyfest
"Founding member JJ Burnel chats about new album, the secret of the band’s longevity and their upcoming 40th anniversary"
The Stranglers chat with Steve Lamacq
"The Stranglers chat with Steve Lamacq about their first performance at Wembley Stadium thirty four years ago in 1979 before they performed live at the 6 Music Prom."
Jean-Jacques Burnel on why the Stranglers are playing at the BBC Proms
"Isn’t it ironic that the iconic BBC, which people call the Establishment, can be more adventurous than any other broadcaster? They take risks and that’s pretty cool"
Band Of The Week #14: Anna Meredith
"I’ve only just realised how little I’ve worried about the legacy of these iconic works I was arranging for, like ‘Golden Brown’"
The Radio 2 Arts Show
"The Stranglers JJ Burnel chats about his upcoming 6Music Prom."
Steve Lamacq 6 Music Prom
"Inviting The Stranglers to The Proms, I thought, would be as brilliant and perverse a choice in my head as it would be in theirs."
The Stranglers front man Baz Warne on Proms debut
"Look North's Jeff Brown talked to Warne about the band's preparations for the pomp and ceremony of one of Britain's most well known live music events."
Punk gets fusty? The Stranglers bassist Jean-Jacques Burnel embraces monarchy and the Daily Telegraph
"He’s the snarling bassist in The Stranglers, punk’s most malevolent survivors, famed for beating up rival bands, fans and each other. But Jean-Jacques Burnel has revealed that he is now a Daily Telegraph-reading advocate for Britain’s constitutional monarchy."
The Stranglers’ Jean-Jacques Burnel: The Rolling Stones were fantastic, U2 are boring and smug
"For Jean-Jacques Burnel, his time with the Stranglers meant that “If gigs didn’t end in a riot, or we weren’t booed off stage, it wasn’t good”."
Bass Player - August 2013
"Jean-Jacques Burnel and the Stranglers have returned with Giants, an album that captures the band's signature blend of punk, new wave, and balls-to-the-wall rock & roll."