tereophonics are a Welsh rock band formed in 1992 in the village of Cwmaman in the Cynon Valley. Stereophonics consists of Kelly Jones, Richard Jones, Adam Zindani, Jamie Morrison and touring member Tony Kirkham. Two previous members were Stuart Cable and Javier Weyler.
They have released 10 studio albums including six UK number one albums. Their albums are Word Gets Around (1997), Performance and Cocktails (1999), Just Enough Education to Perform (2001), You Gotta Go There to Come Back (2003), Lanuage, Sex, Violence, Other (2005), Pick the Pin (2007), Keep Calm and Carry On (2009), Graffiti on the Train (2013), Keep the Village Alive (2015) and their latest album Scream Above the Sounds (2017).
They've been described as classic UK rock with whiskey vocals. They have been praised for their performances, which has landed them headlining slots at big UK and Ireland music festivals including V Festival in 2002 and Isle of Wight in 2004. The band are also part of the Cardiff music scene.
The band have won many music awards including a Brit Award for Best British Breakthrough Act in 1998 and nominated for Best UK and Ireland act at the 2005 MTV Europe music awards.
Stereophonics also performed the original theme tune to the 2004 Sky 1 TV series Long Way Round.