"This strange and fantastically dislocated song is the moment when the band hits a supernatural groove with that Beefheart on dub fuzz bounce collapsing around with its own unique rhythm pattern whilst the drums collide against the barracuda bass and that slashing razor guitar that cuts across a song that drips fear and paranoia."
Curfew/The Stranglers/Liverpool/March 2016/Black and White Tour
"Of course, it’s always a privilege just to stand in awe and watch one of the best rock bassists of all time in action and JJ has lost nothing. If anything, he’s getting even better, the ‘Sunderland Wonderland’ Baz, guitar and singing a joy to behold, Dave still a wizard no less. New Drummer Jim MacAuley looking and playing like the offspring of the mighty Jet Black."
The Stranglers - Tank Live at Rock City, Nottingham 7.3.2016
"L'homme n'est certes pas un très grand technicien de la guitare ni un chanteur lyrique mais c'est un artiste généreux qui nous a promenés dans son univers pendant près de deux heures sans que jamais on ne se lasse et c'est ça qui est génial. Bravo Mr. Cornwell, long may you sing."
"For The Stranglers, providing support to Simple Minds in Glasgow, the mass descent to the front of the stage, the few hundred people giving into the sound of Waltz in Black, were soon joined by what felt like the entire population of North Glasgow as the memories of the songs played filtered out into the bar area and the mighty pulse of generous flowing tones captivated the synapses and the energetic heart."