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."
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."
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."
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."