- 17 May 13
Controversial, irreverent, combative, they were the punk band you couldn’t ignore. As they approach their 40th anniversary, The Stranglers remain as vital as ever. Singer and bassist Jean-Jacques Burnel talks exclusively to Hot Press about his difficult relationship with ex-frontman Hugh Cornwell, drummer Jet Black’s health woes and their place in British rock history...
It’s been a long, strange trip for The Stranglers. Part of the first wave of British punk, they wrote some of the era’s defining hits – still resonant songs such as ‘Golden Brown’, ‘No More Heroes’, ‘Peaches’ and ‘Always The Sun’.
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