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The Stranglers' Jean-Jacques Burnel

Carol Clerk, Uncut, March 2004

BEST REMEMBERED for the harpsichord heroin eulogy 'Golden Brown' (which reached No 2 in the UK singles chart in January 1982), the Stranglers and their French, kung-fu-fighting bassist Jean-Jacques Burnel were finally left high and dry in 1990 when singer Hugh Cornwell decided to quit around the same time that Epic Records dropped them.

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