The Stranglers, Rattus Norvegicus – AOTM June 2020
"Choosing Rattus as album of the month this month was bold. Producing a review for this masterwork is rather very difficult. You would not believe it from first listening but this album was released in 1977, making it 43 years old at the time of writing."
100 Greatest Songs of the 1980’s #54 The Stranglers – Golden Brown
"If music is in part of the reflection of the drugs taken by the people who make it, the late 70’s and early 80’s did little to dispel the notion."
Battle Of The Mid-80s Horn Sections: The Stranglers – Aural Sculpture
"It was there that the horns added a syncopated riff that had an electrifying effect on the song from that point onward. Interesting… Who would have expected horns in this band?"