The Stereophonics are a rock band whose members are all from the same village of Cwmaman in the South Wales valleys. The original band members were Kelly Jones who does the lead vocals vocals, plays guitar and keyboards and is also the main songwriter, Richard Jones, who also…more
On the 18th November the Stereophonics played a concert in the CIA (Cardiff international arena) playing songs from their sixth album 'Pull the Pin'.
One of the short stories Kelly Jones has written during his career with the Stereophonics is entitled '23'.
The Stereophonics have performed with artists such as Tom Jones, while doing the song 'Mamma Told Me Not to Come'.
Most of the ideas of the Stereophonics' songs come from true stories from their town of Cwmaman.
In between projects with the Stereophonics, Kelly Jones also writes short stories.
Kelly Jones has a daughter called Lolita who their song 'lolita' is named after.
Kelly has two brothers, Kevin and Lee,
The bands fifth album was nominated for a pop factory award at the end of 2005.
In 1996 the Stereophonics was added to Richard Bransons V2 label.
The name Stereophonics came from the maker of Stuart Cable's grandmother's gramophone.
For a short time the band was known as Tragic Love Company which was a name inspired by their favourite bands Tragically Hip, Mothers Love Bone, and Bad Company.
On March 26, 2007, Kelly Jones released his own album 'Only the Names Have Been Changed'.
Their album 'Pull the Pin' which was released on October 15th 2007, contains the hit songs 'It Means Nothing' and 'Bank Holiday Monday'
The Stereophonics first number 1 song was 'Dakota' from their fifth album.
The original members of the band (Kelly Jones, Richard Jones, and Stuart Cable) were all born in the same town in South Wales called cwmaman.
Kelly Jones: We try and make a new sound for every album