Stereophonics
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1996
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Stereophonics

Stereophonics Biography (Wikipedia)

Stereophonics are a Welsh rock band that formed in 1992 in the village of Cwmaman in the Cynon Valley. The band consists of Kelly Jones (lead vocals, lead guitar, keyboards), Richard Jones (bass guitar, harmonica, backing vocals), Adam Zindani (rhythm guitar, backing vocals), Jamie Morrison (drums, percussion) and touring member Tony Kirkham (keyboards). The group previously included Stuart Cable (1992–2003) and then Javier Weyler (2004–2012) on drums. Stereophonics have released eleven studio albums, including seven UK number one albums. Including their latest album Kind (2019). A successful compilation album, Decade in the Sun, was released in November 2008 and charted at number two in the United Kingdom.

Described as "classic UK rock delivered with whiskey vocals", the band have been summarised as possessing a sound akin to the genres of alternative rock and "British traditional rock". Stereophonics' debut album, Word Gets Around, was released in August 1997 and charted at number six in the UK, aided by the singles "Local Boy in the Photograph", "More Life in a Tramps Vest" and "A Thousand Trees". The band reached mainstream success with the release of Performance and Cocktails (and its promotional singles "The Bartender and the Thief", "Just Looking" and "Pick a Part That's New") in 1999 and have achieved a total of ten top-ten singles as well as one number one: "Dakota" (2005). Having sold around 10 million copies worldwide, Stereophonics are one of the most successful Welsh rock acts. Upon their release of Pull the Pin, they achieved five consecutive UK number one albums.

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Past BBC Events

BBC Music Presents The Biggest Weekend
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Coventry, War Memorial Park
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May
2018
BBC Music Presents The Biggest Weekend

BBC Music Presents The Biggest Weekend

Coventry, War Memorial Park
Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2017
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Hyde Park
2017-09-10T13:24:44
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10
Sep
2017
Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2017

Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2017

Hyde Park
BBC Music Awards: 2015
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Genting Arena, Birmingham
2015-12-10T13:24:44
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10
Dec
2015
BBC Music Awards: 2015

BBC Music Awards: 2015

Genting Arena, Birmingham
T in the Park: 2015
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Strathallan Castle
2015-07-12T13:24:44
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12
Jul
2015
T in the Park: 2015

T in the Park: 2015

Strathallan Castle
Radio 2 In Concert: Stereophonics
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London
2013-08-22T13:24:44
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22
Aug
2013
Radio 2 In Concert: Stereophonics

Radio 2 In Concert: Stereophonics

20:00
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