Stranglers rocking into Leeds and Sheffield

The Stranglers have live dates in Leeds and Sheffield this month.
The Stranglers have live dates in Leeds and Sheffield this month.
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Legendary rock band, The Stranglers will be performing in Leeds and Sheffield this month.

Known for the hit song ‘Golden Brown’ which peaked at No.2 in the UK Singles Chart, the band’s highest ever placing in the chart.

The band will be touring their vintage third album, Black and White, starting on March 9th.

The 70’s rock quartet perform in Sheffield on the 17th March and in Leeds on 25th March supported by a special guest on both nights.

A brief history...

Originally called ‘The Guildford Stranglers’, the rock band formed on September 11th 1974 making their first music in a local off-license.

They were the first of their kind, starting the ‘Punk scene’ in the UK. Along the way they’ve also managed to acquire 23 UK Top 40 singles and 17 Top 40 albums.

Their most most noticeable albums being ‘No More Heros’ and ‘Black and White’ released in 1977 and 1988 respectively.

Original band members...

Jean-Jacques Burnel - Vocalist/bass guitar

Jet Black - Drums

Hugh Cornwell - Vocalist/guitar

Hans Warmling - Keyboard/guitar (replaced by David Greenfield after a year)

In 2010 they played festivals including Weyfest, T in The Park and Glastonbury and their now embarking on their first UK tour since 2013, visiting Yorkshire twice in March.

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