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The Stranglers Won’t Be Hanging Around When They Return To Brighton Dome
"Burnel continues that modern bands 'have nothing to say. They talk about nothing.'"
Interview: We chat to The Stranglers' Baz Warne
"“As for live, this band has always been a huge live draw. The one thing we are hesitant about is it becoming a nostalgic, heritage thing, and because we are still recording and releasing new material, that is not the case."
The Stranglers on their new album and UK tour
"But just how much longer it can remain intact is a matter of concern for diehard fans. Time is starting to catch up on its members, and a generation who considered JJ Burnel to be “the young one” might be slightly surprised, if not alarmed, to learn that the bass guitarist is now 61. There’s worse to come."
The Stranglers: None of the other punk bands liked us
"“Jet’s been rehearsing with us, so hopefully he’ll be at every show,” says Burnel. “There are physical constraints, but he lived the rock’n’roll excess more than most, without doing anything to compensate for it since. This is certainly no farewell tour, anyway.”"
Baz happy to be back on the road with The Stranglers
“On this tour there will be some stuff we’ve never played before as well as some numbers that have been dusted off after many years.”
The Stranglers to perform at the Engine Shed in Lincoln
"However, Baz is keen to stress that band is always looking forwards, not backwards."
Tracey Thorn of Everything but the Girl pens sweet ode to husband, music
"It seemed impossible to carry on being civil to your parents while claiming to like The Stranglers,"