The Stranglers rescheduled European tour in autumn 2022 has been extended with 3 dates across the Irish Sea added now added. These shows will be their first visit since 2019. The tour calls at Limerick on 22nd September, Dublin on the 23rd and then north for a Belfast date on the 24th at the Limelight 1.
First forming in 1974, the band’s no bullshit attitude saw them embraced by the punk movement of the late’ 70s. They released their first three albums – Rattus Norvegicus, No More Heroes and Black And White within an astonishing 13 months of each other, gaining hit singles with the likes of Peaches, No More Heroes and Walk On By.
More success was to follow with the likes of Always The Sun, Strange Little Girl and the mercurial Golden Brown, amongst many others.
Their eloquent and extensive catalogue now spans well over forty years.
The Stranglers have achieved 24 top 40 singles and 18 top 40 albums throughout their lengthy career.
With a highly original sound, combining a brilliant melodic touch with a genuine dark aggression and effortless cool, The Stranglers are now recognised as one of the most credible and influential bands to have emerged from the punk era.
With record-breaking, sell out shows and festival appearances in the UK and throughout the world, demand to see and hear the band has never been so high, surely a true testament to their considerable musical talent and the enduring quality of their songs.