WATCH: The Stranglers in the Hot Press Chatroom
"The punk legends took a trip down memory lane, with HP's Roisin Dwyer steering the conversation, on the Saturday of Electric Picnic."
Ruby celebrations showcase Stranglers’ survival instincts – the Jean-Jacques Burnel interview
"JJ did offer further insight as to what he thought of Clem and guitarist Chris Stein, but I’ll leave that out."
And, never brush your teeth when you’re wearing black jeans
"“Clem (Burke) always tried to avoid me. He knew what I thought of him. Debbie (Harry) said to Baz (Warne, The Stranglers vocalist) in the bar at our hotel, “I think JJ’s having a go at my drummer!”"
New Age : arrivano gli Stranglers
"Sì, all'epoca tutti supportavano i Clash e i Sex Pistols e parlavano male di noi. Bèh, dopo quarant'anni possiamo affermare che coloro che ci criticavano sono morti e noi abbiamo vinto la guerra!"
The Stranglers : « On a jamais voulu donner dans la parodie »
"Il y a eu une époque, où on ne voulait plus jouer « Golden Brown » ou « Always the sun », ou « Peaches ». On ne voulait pas être des artistes de cabaret, on a jamais voulu donner dans la parodie… Mais, cette fois, oui, bien sûr, on va les jouer."
The Stranglers - The Ruby Tour 1974-2014. Entrevista a Jean-Jacques Burnel
"Greed, globalisation, corruption, democracy in turmoil, lack of transparency in EU, perversion of Islam, the crime of Spanish youth unemployment."
The Stranglers on 40 years of fights, drugs, UFOs and 'doing all the wrong things'
"Legend has it the Stranglers started a fight with the Clash, took heroin for a year, exploited strippers on stage, and incited a riot in Nice. But the truth was often much worse"
Mr Dojo Rising: JJ Burnel Of The Stranglers Interviewed
"Julian Marszalek looks beyond the ugliness, violence and 'intellectual thuggery' to find punk's genuine outsiders."
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."