The Stranglers: The Return of the Meninblack
"I suspect it’s a combination of the last three albums having been very well received, a general re-assessment of the band, a reaction to X Factor, Pop idol etc from the more savvy teenagers and the fact that all the high jinx we were involved in back in the day, which detracted from our music, is possibly now seen as a badge of honour in these more sterile times."
The Stranglers - Men in Black and White
"We may do The Raven next year with some new material which we are working on. It’s an interesting album that one."
Stranglers in Black and White
"At Belladrum we were playing Peaches and Martha Reeves was right behind my bass stack dancing away and she turned to Baz our guitarist’s girlfriend and said ‘These guys really rock, do they have a CD?"
YOUR WEEKEND: Jean-Jacques Burnel from The Stranglers on touring Black And White
""You've put the idea in my head now," Jean-Jacques smiles. "We'll see. La Folie was meant to be a pop album. It started as pop and then went off somewhere odd – a bit like us, really.""
Life’s black and white for punk legends The Stranglers
"We had to turn down an American tour because it’s just too much"
JJ Burnel (The Stranglers), intervista
"L’anno scorso gli Stranglers hanno superato brillantemente le Nozze di Rubino, nonostante un paio di divorzi – più o meno pacifici – di un certo rilievo."
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'."
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."
INTERVIEW: The Stranglers (Part Two)
"They did it with Concorde and now they doing it with chocolate as we speak."