Stiff Little Fingers
was the first of the group to give the thumbs up for this journey
acoustic sessions,. Even though he had never played an acoustic
any audience before., the idea and challenge was exciting enough.
story's behind his songs are intriguing, humorous and catalogue
political times he has lived through. Those very same songs, once
furiously delivered, are matured , mellowed and appreciated in this
acoustic form .
SHE GREW UP
J J BURNEL
previously done a solo acoustic tour, enjoyed it and gave the
thumbs up when the full line up was set. The huge loyal Stranglers
following welcomed the style and diversity in JJ's choice of music
acoustic shows, never knowing what to expect, just as the recording
for this album when a brand new song was delivered on the day, ME
to go along with a Stranglers hit SKIN DEEP, an old favourite from
QUARK, STRANGENESS AND CHARM.
and a re-jigged album song JELLY FISH .
STRANGENESS AND CHARM
joined up with the 2003 tour and the immediately recognisable Jam
and melody's were thrilling the audiences. Alternating between acoustic
bass and lead guitars during the live set he now provides a more
force. His musical influence is reflected in his 4 tracks for this
classic Jam hits, one of his songs SMITHERS JONES and a Ray Davis
favourite in DAVID WATTS.
DOWN IN THE TUBE STATION AT MIDNIGHT
With NICK WELSH
link in the line up, the female of the group. Her inclusion
gave birth to the very obvious name 3MEN+BLACK. Pauline's impeccable
along with Selecter counterpart and musical genius Nick Welsh come
package, providing all things Ska and reggae. They have since written
recorded Selecter Acoustic albums and feature many of their songs
live sets. The album selection of 3 Selecter hit singles are joined
Cult classic ARMAGIDEON TIME .
THREE MINUTE HERO