Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Stereophonics: Three Local Boys Go Global

Ben Myers, Kerrang!, April 1999

THERE'S A GAGGLE of giggling girls in the hotel lobby. There's even more outside the venue, huddled under blankets or sitting smoking cigarettes in doorways. There's old Glaswegian ladies stopping and staring in the street. There's fists banging on the dressing room window and everyone has bought the T-shirt. Previously loyal girlfriends are climbing on jealous boyfriend's shoulders for a glimpse of diminutive singer Kelly Jones.

Total word count of piece: 3159


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.