YOUR WEEKEND: Jean-Jacques Burnel from The Stranglers on touring Black And White
""You've put the idea in my head now," Jean-Jacques smiles. "We'll see. La Folie was meant to be a pop album. It started as pop and then went off somewhere odd – a bit like us, really.""
Life’s black and white for punk legends The Stranglers
"We had to turn down an American tour because it’s just too much"
JJ Burnel (The Stranglers), intervista
"L’anno scorso gli Stranglers hanno superato brillantemente le Nozze di Rubino, nonostante un paio di divorzi – più o meno pacifici – di un certo rilievo."
The Stranglers' bad boy on how the band came good
"We're all getting older and Jet says, 'I've had a ****ing good time'."
Interview with Jean-Jacques Burnel
"Jean-Jacques Burnel has one of the toughest reputations in rock'n'roll."
Jean-Jacques Burnel: Burn Baby Burnel
"None other than Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, a man who knows what tricky bass playing is, once described JJ as the best bass player in the world."
INTERVIEW: The Stranglers (Part Two)
"They did it with Concorde and now they doing it with chocolate as we speak."
JJ Burnel & Baz Warne on BBC Radio Nottingham [starts 15 minutes in]
Fighting talk from the hard man of rock JJ Burnel
"“Allo,” he barks on the end of the phone. “Que puis-je faire pour vous?” "
INTERVIEW: The Stranglers (Part One)
"Bassist JJ Burnel talks about surviving and confounding the music industry, issues of identity, the nature of existence, martial arts, empire/imperialism, the potency of protest, the European ideal and crucially the reinvigoration of the band."