Live Dates

16 March Tramshed, Cardiff SOLD OUT!
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
6 April Ulster Hall, Belfast Tickets
7 April Olympia, Dublin Tickets
8 April Big Top, Limerick Tickets
26 May Rock Against Cancer, All Cannings, near Devizes Tickets
6 July Summer Picnic Concerts, Hampton Pool Tickets
8 July Festival Les Deferlantes, Argeles Sur Mer Tickets
10 July Le Mas Des Escaravatiers festival, Puget sur Argens Tickets
12 July Musilac festival, Aix Les Bains Tickets
29 July Lunar festival, Tanworth in Arden Tickets


JJ ‘s Rattus ratter

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This month marks 35 years since the release of Rattus Norvegicus, the band’s legendary debut album. As Baz did earlier this year for Giants,  JJ talks us through each of the tracks on Rattus in his latest ratter.

 Read his blog here


New German date for the summer

Having just played a gig in Berlin, the band will be returning to the city in the summer. They have been confirmed as special guests for German punk band Die Arzte at their huge Berlin gig on the Friday 17th of  August which is the first of three dates that Die Arzte are playing at the 22,000 capacity Waldbuhne. Sadly the gig  is already totally sold out.


Summer Sessions appearance cancelled

It is with great regret that The Stranglers will not now be appearing on the bill of the Summer Sessions concerts in Dublin on Sunday 6th May.

We have been forced to withdraw from this event due to the failure of the promoter to make the scheduled payments  that were due under the terms of our contract with his company.  Despite our many attempts to contact the promoter, he has now stopped replying to both ours e-mails and  our phone calls so we

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Listen to Rattus Norvegicus on Spotify

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Celebrating the 35th anniversary of the band’s debut album this month, please click the album image on the left to hear 1977′s Rattus Norvegicus on Spotify…

From the opening bars of Sometimes to the closing drain away of Down In The Sewer, it’s a classic!


French Summer festival confirmed

The Stranglers’ Summer festival itinerary has another new addition. The band will be appearing at La Fete du Cognac in Cognac, Western France on Saturday 28th July. Tickets and other details can be found here


Rattus Norvegicus-35 years on…

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We are approaching the 35th anniversary of the release of the band’s debut album Rattus Norvegicus.

To mark the occasion, later this month, we will be bringing you an interview with the man who secured the band’s signatures on a contract with UA records-Andrew Lauder…


Belgian radio session and interview


More promotion for both the European tour and Giants‘ release… Belgian radio station Classic 21/rtbf broadcast an acoustic session and interview on Wednesday 4th April which can be heard on podcast here

Acoustic tracks Dutch Moon can be viewed here and Boom Boom here

Thanks again to Tom Black and Laurent Rieppi. Photos by Eric Laforge.

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French radio show

London Calling

JJ was interviewed in Lille for a forthcoming two hour radio special which will be broadcast on RCV Lille on Monday 9th April at 9.30pm GMT/10.30pm CET.