Interview with Jean-Jacques Burnel (2019)
Denzil Watson caught up with legendary bassist and founder member of The Stranglers, Jean-Jacques Burnel, to chat about their current tour, the increasing possibility of a new Stranglers album and the invention of a new word.
Denzil Watson speaks to Stranglers front man Baz Warne about the band's forthcoming UK tour and their durability.
Denzil Watson speaks to Stranglers' frontman Baz Warne about their forthcoming 'The Classic Collection Tour'
With punk-survivors the Stranglers enjoying something of a renaissance on the live circuit, Denzil Watson catches up with the band’s gregarious guitarist/co-frontman Baz Warne for a chat, about their Spring 2016 'Black and White' tour
Interview with Jean-Jacques Burnel (2015)
Nick Dent-Robinson speaks to Jean Jacques-Burnel from the Stranglers about his group's still controversial reputation and their forty year career
Interview with JJ Burnel (2015)
Denzil Watson talks to legendary Stranglers bassist Jean-Jacques Burnel about his band's colourful career, their forty year history and plans for their forthcoming UK tour
Interview with Baz Warne (2013)
Denzil Watson speaks to Stranglers co-front-man and guitarist Baz Warne about both the past, its recent tour and also the future of his influential group
Rock City, Nottingham, 23/3/2022
Following the loss of founder member, keyboardist Dave Greenfield and Covid related rescheduling, punk legends The Stranglers make a blazing return to the stage in Nottingham. Denzil Watson reviews.
02 Apollo, Manchester, 30/3/2019
Denzil Watson at the Apollo in Manchester watches the Stranglers play a powerful and often surprising set on the last night of their recent UK tour.
(With Therapy?), 02 Academy, Liverpool, 6/3/2018
Richard Lewis watches punk legends the Stranglers showcase their impressive live firepower at a full capacity, extremely hot O2 Academy in Liverpool with Northern Irish rockers Therapy? in support.
Rock City, Nottingham, 13/3/2017
Denzil Watson watches the Stranglers play a powerful set of their hits and also little known material at Rock City in Nottingham
Boardwalk, Sheffield, 16/10/2004
It's been fourteen years since Hugh Cornwell walked out on the Stranglers. Denzil Watson finds time to be the greatest mellower, and Cornwell, with a new autobiography out, paying greater tribute to his former band than in his previous live shows
Leadmill, Sheffield, 7/3/2004
Since Hugh Cornwall left 13 years ago, the Stranglers have been written off many times. Back on the comeback trail with a stunning new album and replacement Paul Roberts, Denzil Watson finds they have convincingly managed to reinvent themselves
Black and White (2011)
In our 'Re: View' series, in which our writers examine albums from the past,Denzil Watson reflects upon the Stranglers' 1978 third album, 'Black and White'
Denzil Watson photographs the Stranglers at a show at the Sheffield Academy on their latest tour in which they performed their seminal 'Black and White' album in its entirety
Ex-Strangler and now established solo artist Hugh Cornwell is about to release a solo 'best of' album, 'The Fall and Rise of', and will be playing an acoustic tour in November around the lesser-known parts of the UK. Denzil Watson speaks to him about the album, tour and his former band
Former Stranglers front man Hugh Cornwell talks to Spencer Robertshaw about his recent solo album, 'Hooverdam' and his forthcoming tour in which he will be playing both songs from it and the Stranglers' 1977 debut album, 'Rattus Norvegicus'
Former Stranglers front man Hugh Cornwell has just released his seventh solo album, 'Hoover Dam', which is initially available as a free download, and an accompanying cinema film, 'Blueprint'. John Clarkson speaks to him about both the new album and the film
Former Stranglers frontman Hugh Cornwell has recently published his autobiography 'A Multitude of Sins'. With both a three CD new live album out, and also a single CD which features some of its highlights, he chats to John Clarkson
Long-term fan Denzil Watson pays tribute to Stranglers’ keyboard player Dave Greenfield, who died on the 3rd May.
O2 Academy, Liverpool, 8/3/2016
Marking their 35th year as a band, the Alarm plays to a sizeable crowd supporting the Stranglers at the Liverpool Academy
Picture House, Edinburgh, 1/3/2013
At a support date to the Stranglers at the Edinburgh Picture House on the first night of a three week tour, John Clarkson sees the reformed Godfathers, back on the road to promote their first album in seventeen years, play a fantastic set
Academy 3, Manchester, 27/11/2009
At Manchester Academy gig in which he played both all of his new album 'Hooverdam' and the Stranglers' debut 'Rattus Norvegicus' in their entirety, Spencer Robertshaw finds Hugh Cornwell to be on explosive form and to have lost none of his creative energy
Andrew Twambley takes photographs of former Stranglers frontman Hugh Cornwell at a gig at the Manchester Academy.