As the genre's bubble burst and those bands around them split, The Stranglers
Happily, The Stranglers
can never be accused of being stale.
JJ said: "We talk about one day The Stranglers
will no longer be, and it would have been 40 years over of our lives - and that's a weird concept but you have to be realistic.
They'll take you on a nostalgia trip that transports you back to a time when The Stranglers
emerged through the quagmire of mediocrity to produce some of the finest tunes ever written.
Not to be missed for SLF superfans, the Belfast show will be a special one and boasts an all-star lineup of special guests and friends including The Stranglers
, The Ruts DC, The Outcasts and Terri Hooley.
The rise of The Stranglers
in the seventies happened as punk tock began to make an everlasting impression on the British music scene.
Earwolf, the podcast network operated by parent company Midroll, created Stranglers
in partnership with TV network, Investigation Discovery.
Then there are the numerous varieties of stranglers
He recalls a fateful incident in 1976 when he had a fight with Paul Simonon of The Clash, with Simonon''s bandmates, plus Sex Pistols, The Ramones and members of the music press on one side, and The Stranglers
and their friends on the other.
Cornwell is due to perform an acoustic set at The Lowry, Salford, on Sunday, and will include some Stranglers
Tonight's concert is likely to be a pretty crowded gig - the loyalty of the band's fans is legendary in itself - proving the Stranglers
, have maintained their ability to captivate an audience, despite going through big line up changes over the years.
He quit The Stranglers
in 1990 after a prolific 16-year period which included hits Golden Brown, No More Heroes and Peaches.
Thomas Ovesen, Managing Director AEG Live Middle East, said: "We are kicking off a busy event season with The Stranglers
and it will no doubt be a busy night when they perform at a packed Irish Village during the
A man's rhythmic justifications to his baby daughter as he drives his ex-wife's body to a lake is just one of a dozen songs written by men - the Velvet Underground, Eminem, the Stranglers
, Depeche Mode, Lloyd Cole and the Commotions, 10cc, Tom Waits, Neil Young, Boomtown Rats, the Beatles, Slayer, Joe Jackson - recast from a woman's point of view.
develop into forest giants, their layers of overlapping wood fused into an eerie, gray, arboreal version of a drip castle.