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By Cornwell, H. and Drury, J.

The Stranglers have outlasted & outsold almost any other band in their period, recording ten hit albums & liberating 21 best forty singles. Their checklist of hits, together with Golden Brown, Peaches & consistently The sunlight, have been written opposed to a heritage of superb good fortune, dismal failure, drug dependency, financial disaster, infighting & misfortune. Understandably, the band were detest to bare the real that means at the back of their songs, in its place reveling within the secret & confusion they created. lately, bass participant Jean-Jacques Burnel brought up the band's tense behavior of burning toast because the proposal to their vintage, Golden Brown! As a reaction to this fool's play & David Buckley's one-sided biography of the band ("No Mercy" Hodder & Stoughton, 1997), Hugh Cornwell, founding member & songwriter, is set to set the checklist instantly, displace the myths & clarify for the 1st time the genuine tales at the back of The Stranglers, his departure & the origins of all their songs.

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