The worlds best fucking rock/indie band in the world EVER!!! With the most fuckable lead singer/guitarist/songwriter/etc, AKA Kelly Jones, at 5'6" I'm one of the girls he's like because I'm short. Signed to V2 records Summer of 96, this band were dubbed by Kerrang "Britians Biggest Rock group" (all patriotic lads from Wales- originally known as "Tragic Love company").
"Jones’s voice is a killer instrument too, simultaneously raw and mellow, while his lyrics nail the disdain, boredom and affection inherent in small-town life." Q on Kelly Jones.
"...just like any other bass player - hanging back and looking cool." Richard Jones defines his role for Kerrang.
"On tunes such as ‘Not Up To You’ his drum patterns breathe life into the song and momentum into the show." The Times on Stuart Cable. (Who was sacked from the band 2003 due to commitment issues)
Have released 4 albums to date- Word Gets Around, 25/8/97. Reached #6 on UK album charts
Local Boy In The Photograph (#51)
released: 09 Feb 1998
released: 20 Oct 1997
A Thousand Trees (#22)
released: 04 Aug 1997
More Life in a Tramp's Vest (#33)
released: 12 May 1997
Local Boy In The Photograph (#14)
released: 01 Mar 1997
Performance & Cocktails- 8/3/99.Reached #1 on UK album charts (6x platinum)
Singles:Hurry Up And Wait (#11)
released: 08 Nov 1999
I Wouldn't Believe Your Radio (#11)
released: 23 Aug 1999
Pick a Part That's New (#4)
released: 03 May 1999
Just Looking (#4)
released: 22 Feb 1999
The Bartender and The Thief (#3)
released: 09 Nov 1998
Just Enough Education To Perform (AKA JEEP)-26/11/01. Reached #1 on UK album charts (6x platinum)
singles: Vegas Two Times (#23)
released: 01 Apr 2002
Handbags And Gladrags (#3)
released: 03 Dec 2001
Step On My Old Size Nines (#16)
released: 24 Sep 2001
Have a Nice Day (#5)
released: 11 Jun 2001
Mr. Writer (#5)
released: 19 Mar 2001
You Gotta Go There To Come Back- 2/6/03. Reached #1 on UK album charts
Moviestar (Who knows the highest chart position... there's time to rise)
released: 09 Feb 2004
Since I Told You It's Over (#16)
released: 10 Nov 2003
Maybe Tomorrow (#2)
released: 21 Jul 2003
Madame Helga (#4)
released: 19 May 2003
Stereophonics and Kelly Jones have also done collaborations with Tom Jones (Mamma Told Me Not To Come), Dolly (Sometimes), Paul Weller (Call Me No. 5) and Manchild (Vocals on 'The Clichés Are True').
And books and videos and DVDs..... all avaliable from Amazon. All amazing, all worth buying.
People like to say te song "Help Me (She's Out Of Her Mind)" was written about me.
"Rock Gods? You mean Stereophonics mate!"
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