Mike Sweeney talks to Jean-Jacques Burnel, songwriter and bassist of The Stranglers, about his 40 years in music. http://bbc.in/2mdM1qK
JJ Burnel from The Stranglers chatting to Rob Underwood ahead of a concert in the county. http://bbc.in/2lpmyNx
JJ Burnel on Radcliffe and Maconie, BBC 6 Music. http://bbc.in/2izk0di
Interview Jean-Jacques Burnel
"There were loads of them being escorted out of the gig for trying to jump up onto the stage"
The Stranglers March tour – exclusive in depth interview with JJ Burnel
"‘It’s a weird one to pick…’"
The Stranglers' Jean-Jacques Burnel talks ahead of Birmingham show - interview
"When we started in the 70s there weren’t bands that were 40 years old. Even The Stones, who we were slagging off, were only 15 years old. We thought they were ancient. So now we’ve entered unchartered territory really"
JJ Burnel on Broadcasting House with Paddy O’Connell. http://bbc.in/2lwZWqE
Life in the Stranglers is never dull
"With (singer) Hugh Cornwell I tried to talk to him but he slammed the phone down on me. It is a shame. For me he was a very close friend and collaborator for 16 years and I’m not the kind of person who can write someone out of their life."
The Stranglers in Dubai: Flag-bearers of punk music
"I think people have reassessed The Stranglers and the last three albums have really turned people’s opinions of us around."
Ahead of Irish Village gig, The Stranglers’ JJ Burnel muses on the politics of punk
"The 'they' he is referring to is punk’s golden duo, The Clash and the Sex Pistols, both of which The Stranglers predate by a year or so."
Legendary British punk rock band The Stranglers refuse to be intimidated by BDS
"My thinking is, if someone invited to perform professionally, I weigh the offer and decide to accept it or not. I accepted the offer to play in Israel. Full stop."