On Second Thought… Nosferatu by Hugh Cornwell & Robert Williams
"An album that slipped so under the radar that its creator admits it made no money is surely a perfect candidate for an underrated gem – assuming of course that it’s any good. And is it ever."
Not Forgotten: Black & White by The Stranglers
"Buying ’5 Minutes’ as a thirteen year old I would not have imagined that some thirty eight years later I would still be finding meaning in that song and the album that, followed it."
Happy Anniversary: The Stranglers, Black and White
"36 years ago today, the Stranglers released their third album, Black and White, an effort which remains tied with its predecessor, No More Heroes, 1977’s as the highest-charting of their career, making it to #2 on the UK charts."
Album review: Giants and Gems: an album collection by The Stranglers
"IT is the 40th anniversary year for The Stranglers, and no-one is more surprised than they are that they are still around."
The Stranglers - Giants And Gems: An Album Collection
"Ultimately, though, it’s the mystifying decision to omit 2004’s colossal Norfolk Coast that slays Giants & Gems’ quest to present the all-conquering retrospective The Stranglers’ Herculean career truly deserves."
The Clarke Chronicler's Albums
"Surprisingly for a good value hits package the LP only got to number 12 in the charts. Perhaps EMI didn't really get behind it given the circumstances which seems a shame since it contains some of the best music in my collection."