The Stranglers prove the old way is still alive
"“The poor guy [Roberts] who sang in The Stranglers for 16 years got so much grief it was unbelievable, whereas it was relatively easy for me."
Interview: The Stranglers
“It was just suggested that it would be arresting and quite shockingly humorous. There’s no symbolic meaning in it at all.”
Interview: The Stranglers
"Crikey, yeah, well we started in the 70’s and it’s 2013 now so we are approaching our fourth decade. I mean a lot of the groups aren’t still alive anymore. Not from when we started out anyway."
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,"
At Heart a Problem-Solver: Jude Law on Side Effects
"What was the first record you bought with your own money? It was a single, and it was “Golden Brown” by The Stranglers. 1982."
Interview: Baz Warne of The Stranglers prior to their Bristol O2 Academy gig in March 2013
"There are always rumours that this will be the last tour, especially as Jet [Black] was unable to join us last year due to ill health. A couple of years ago it would have been unthinkable to have carried on without him, but you do what you must."
Hugh Cornwell interview on Mystery Tour Radio Show, Norway. Download available here
JJ Burnel of the Stranglers : interview about upcoming 2013 tour, the band’s future and other projects
"Originally there was going to be a ballet of the Meninblack. The album was the story and I thought I might have to write some complementary music for it. I might have to speak to Hugh about it."
"This week on Junkyard, we'll be featuring The Stranglers, who toured Australia recently, when they were out here we were lucky enough to speak to Jean-Jacques Burnel and Baz Warne live in the PBS Studio ..."
Life still peachy for The Stranglers
"WITH songs like their infamously raunchy 'Peaches', it's not hard to imagine a band like The Stranglers 'getting up people's noses' in 1974."
The Stranglers - anything but punk
"But whatever you do, don't call them a punk band"
Sunday Drive's Angus catches up with JJ Burnel and Baz Warne of The Stranglers
The Stranglers: “We outsoldThe Clash, we outsold The SexPistols"
"The Stranglers may lay claim to one of the most commercially successful songs about heroin ever, but their legacy runs deeper than their 1981 hit single ‘Golden Brown’"
Legendary punk rockers up for big gig in Mackay
"Mr Bjelke-Petersen took a dislike to us and sent in storm troopers to bust up our gigs ..."
Bathing in their glorious isolation
"The difference is the Sex Pistols are a boy band who've managed to master one record in 35 years and are a bit of a comedy act, and we're not seen in that way yet."