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Stereophonics: Oochya! review – a decent effort to mark the band’s quarter century
Kelly Jones’ band revive their trusty formula, making songs that at their best hit the sweet spot between emotional and anthemic

Dave Simpson

04, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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This week’s new tracks: Abba, Josef Salvat, Vengaboys
In this final ever edition, there’s the return of some pop titans, a stomping electro whopper and existential musing on what ‘Vengabus’ actually means

Peter Robinson

17, Sep, 2021 @1:30 PM

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Stereophonics on how they made Dakota
‘Noel Gallagher sent me a text that said: “Eh, you’ve had your first number one.” Then he added: “BUT YOU USED A SYNTHESIZER!”’

Interviews by Henry Yates

30, Nov, 2020 @3:04 PM

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'It's really irresponsible': pop stars criticise fans over coronavirus inaction
Billie Eilish, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and Camila Cabello have all appealed to their millions of followers to take coronavirus more seriously, as other artists are criticised for continuing tours

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

17, Mar, 2020 @10:20 AM

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Stereophonics review – back-to-basics rock and singalongs heard for miles
Twenty years on, the Welsh band still have a reassuring appeal that makes for a predictable but reliable show

Daniel Dylan Wray

01, Mar, 2020 @12:59 PM

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Latitude festival review – stylish, dramatic and surprisingly edgy
It may be the most middle-class of events, but pink sheep, Scottish sarcasm and Stereophonics singalongs notwithstanding, it was still classy

Dave Simpson

22, Jul, 2019 @10:33 AM

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Readers recommend playlist: songs about writing
The Beatles, Father John Misty, Prince and 10,000 Maniacs among the artists exploring the writing process with music

Sarah Chappell

26, Apr, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Stereophonics review – Kelly Jones cracks a smile for a blast of nostalgia
The band’s classics, delivered with energy at this earnest-flavoured monster gig, are an impressive reminder of why the group became so successful so fast

Graeme Virtue

25, Feb, 2018 @1:31 PM

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Charity single for Grenfell Tower released as Simon Cowell donates £100,000
The cover version of Bridge Over Troubled Water, featuring Stormzy, Rita Ora, Robbie Williams and more, will raise money for survivors of the devastating fire – some who appear in a choir on the track

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

21, Jun, 2017 @2:19 PM

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Why we all need to be more like Bob Dylan
The legendary singer/songwriter has taken some flak in the British press for saying he likes the Stereophonics. But we should all take inspiration from his weird ideas

Hadley Freeman

17, Apr, 2017 @10:59 AM

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Dylan loves Stereophonics: music critics reveal their uncool favourites | Caroline Sullivan, Alexis Petridis, Tom Usher, Tshepo Mokoena and Michael Hann
As Dylan confesses that the Welsh rockers are one of his favourites acts of modern times, our panel come clean with their guilty pleasures

Caroline Sullivan, Alexis Petridis, Tom Usher, Tshepo Mokoena and Michael Hann

24, Mar, 2017 @12:57 PM

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Bob Dylan reveals an unsuspected love for Stereophonics
In a long interview discussing his new album, the singer unveils his admiration for the Welsh rockers

Guardian music

23, Mar, 2017 @10:23 AM

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