The Stranglers – From Golden Brown to golden boys at the Albert Hall
"But the announcement earlier this year that The Stranglers – whose leeringly macho single Peaches was banned by the BBC in 1977 – would be performing at the 119th iteration of Henry Wood’s annual Beeb-supported classical music festival still managed to raise a few eyebrows. Punks at the Proms!"
BBC 6 Music - and the Stranglers - go to the Proms
"Why are the Stranglers representing a radio station that so proudly champions new music? The drummer, Jet Black, is 73"
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."
For one night only ... the Stranglers and London Sinfonietta together at last
"The punk icons, along with Cerys Matthews and Steve Lamacq, will share the stage with the orchestra in a Proms first"