Live Dates

2017
FRANCE
22 November Chateau Rouge, Annemasse Tickets
23 November Ninkasi, Lyon Tickets
25 November La Cigale, Paris Tickets
27 November Le Tetris, Le Havre Tickets
28 November La Carenne, Brest Tickets
29 November Stereolux, Nantes Tickets
30 November Yves Renault, Tours Tickets
2 December Krakatoa, Bordeaux Tickets
3 December Maison de la Musique, Blaye Tickets
2018
NEW ZEALAND
2 February Town Hall, Auckland Tickets
3 February Opera House, Wellington Tickets
AUSTRALIA
6 February Forum, Melbourne Tickets
7 February Tivoli, Brisbane Tickets
8 February Enmore Theatre, Sydney Tickets
10 February Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide Tickets
12 February Astor Theatre, Perth Tickets
UK
6 March O2 Academy, Liverpool Tickets
8 March O2 Academy, Glasgow Tickets
9 March Ironworks, Inverness Tickets
10 March Grand Hall, Kilmarnock Tickets
12 March Rock City, Nottingham Tickets
13 March Guildhall, Portsmouth Tickets
15 March O2 Academy, Bristol Tickets
16 March Tramshed, Cardiff Tickets
17 March O2 Academy, Birmingham Tickets
19 March Nick Rayns LCR, Norwich Tickets
20 March Cliffs Pavilion, Southend Tickets
22 March O2 Academy, Leeds Tickets
23 March Engine Shed, Lincoln Tickets
24 March O2 Academy, Brixton Tickets
26 March GLive, Guildford Tickets
27 March Hexagon, Reading Tickets
29 March O2 Academy, Newcastle Tickets
30 March Corn Exchange, Cambridge Tickets
31 March O2 Apollo, Manchester Tickets

History

Feline-fan's tour diary

Thirty years ago exactly, the band set out on a tour of the UK in support of their new album Feline. In the year since their last tour, they had left EMI, moved to CBS and released a new studio album. Mark Senior from Sheffield planned to attempt the full tour and he recounts his exploits for us here..

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Feline in focus...

Summer 1982 – The Stranglers negotiated the end of their five-year EMI recording deal with a swansong single Strange Little Girl and a compilation album The Collection 1977-1982. The single peaked at number seven – not bad for a track EMI rejected in 1975 – and the compilation just missed the Top 10 meaning the band left the label on a chart high.

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A place in history-the Hope & Anchor

22nd November 1977: 35 years ago, to the day, The Stranglers made their final live appearance in the cramped cellar of a north London pub whose name has gone down in their history-the Hope & Anchor.

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History

Who Wants The World?-fan's tour diary

The summer of 1980 proved to be an eventful one for the band, offering no respite from their Annus Horriblis. Following Hugh’s incarceration earlier that year, the events at a certain gig on the French riviera had led to more prison time for the band. Immediately after their release, the band returned home and went straight out on tour around Britain.

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The man who signed The Stranglers-an interview with Andrew Lauder

The Stranglers’ debut album Rattus Norvegicus was unleashed on the public  35 years ago in April 1977. To mark the anniversary, we tracked down the man who actually got the band’s signatures on a recording contract.

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History

1991-behold the stranglers mark ii

1991 tab

In the autumn of 1990, the Daily Mirror carried the shocking news that Hugh Cornwell, the original singer & guitarist, had decided to leave The Stranglers. Fans were devasted, many believing that this would spell the end for the band…

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History

La Folie part two: tour diary

La Folie 2 tab

Exactly 30 years ago today, the band played the first gig of a 17 date British tour-coinciding with the legendary chart run of Golden Brown.

Phil Coxon attended multiple gigs on the tour and, aided and abetted by his friend Mark Senior, they have recounted their touring memories for us…

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History

Live recording Nashville Rooms December 1976

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Shortly after signing to UA, before the ink had even dried on the contract, the band made their first recording for their new record company at the Nashville in London. At their A&R man’s suggestion, the full live set was caught on mastertapes for later use but they still remain unused 35 years later…

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History

La Folie-fan's tour diary

La folie tour tab

It’s La Folie month in the History section. The La Folie tour started exactly 30 years ago today and intrepid explorer Phil Coxon was again attempting the complete tour around the UK.

Read his tour diary..

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History

Memorabilia - The Meninblack, La Folie & The Collection

Mib & Folie tab

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the release of the album La Folie which heralded a change in fortunes after the band’s ill-fated Meninblack period.

The next in the series of memorabilia articles focuses on The Gospel According To The Meninblack and La Folie studio albums plus the compilation The Collection 1977-1982.

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