Stereophonics – Brighton Centre – 27th February 2018

Few bands split popular opinion like Stereophonics. To many people, they were (and still are) up there with the big beasts of indie-rock in the late 90s and early 00s and, unlike the majority of their peers, they still remain an arena-filling band of some note 20 years later. To many others, however, they are an incredibly average middle-of-the-road rock band that somehow survived where others faltered. The speed at which the Brighton Centre sold out, and a venue that showed little sign of people dropping out even despite the paralysing freeze from the “Beast from the East”, would indicate that the former is nearer the truth – though the ensuing couple of hours would have done little to reverse the naysayers’ point of view either.

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