|1. Roll Up And Shine|
|2. The Bartender And The Thief|
|3. Hurry Up And Wait|
|4. Pick A Part That's New|
|5. Just Looking|
|6. Half The Lies You Tell Ain't True|
|7. I Wouldn't Believe Your Radio|
|8. T-Shirt Sun Tan|
|9. Is Yesterday, Tomorrow, Today?|
|10. A Minute Longer|
|11. She Takes Her Clothes Off|
|12. Plastic California|
|13. I Stopped To Fill My Car Up|
The Welsh indie rock trio's 1999 sophomore release featuring the U.K. top three hit 'The Bartender And The Thief' and the single 'Just Looking'. 13 tracks in all.
Stereophonics have evolved remarkably since they were a Welsh covers band who once prided themselves on the authenticity of their Jimi Hendrix set. Though that 1960s influence is muted on the follow-up to their million-selling debut, Word Gets Around, there are enough hard riffs and vocal shred on the power trio's sophomore outing to evoke more contemporary Seattle comparisons. His band's whirlwind success have informed singer-songwriter Kelly Jones' lyrics and vocal persona with some refreshingly wide-eyed cynicism to season his band's hard-edged pop bent. Though they evoke comparisons to everyone from the Faces to Alice in Chains, Stereophonics are clearly carving their own niche, especially on the infectious "She Take Her Clothes Off," the acoustic-rooted "I Wouldn't Believe Your Radio," the raucous opener "Roll Up and Shine," and "A Minute Longer." Like many ambitious young musicians before them, Jones and company have written about the world they've seen from the back of a bar, a tour bus window, and through TV's jaundiced filter; it's the cinematic grace, wit, and humanity of those observations that sets them apart from their Brit-pop peers and forecasts even greater things to come. --Jerry McCulley --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
A brilliant album and one of the stand out album's of the 90's. A very fast moving, rock album and even thou it's hard to pick there best album I certaily think it's up there (in... Read morePublished on Sept. 5 2010 by Ben Nicholson
if you can get past the grating voice of the lead singer, you might find this album mildly enjoyable. Read morePublished on Oct. 13 2004 by walid habboub
Grunge is just a memory now as the American masses go after Kid Rock. But bands like Stereophonics have been doing the great old punk/metal thing for a few years, and this new... Read morePublished on April 20 2004 by alexander laurence
What can I say? The Stereophonics rock on this album, and I have to recommend that everyone pick it up and give it a listen. You'll love it, there's no way you can't. Read morePublished on June 16 2002 by Robert T.
Have you ever gotten a new cd, turned the volume up and wanted to sing along immediately but you don't know the lyrics? That just happened to me. Read morePublished on Dec 8 2001 by Zenobia Hopwood
Vous cherchiez un album qui est sensastionnelle de A à Z, et bien en voilà un. UN groupe 100% british sortit de l'urne du silence au Québec, grace a son... Read morePublished on Oct. 12 2001 by Mike
stereophonics are one of my favourite bands and this is a superb album.It begins with two thumping songs roll up and shine and bartender and the thief. Read morePublished on Jan. 27 2001 by nicola