The Welsh rock band, Stereophonics, began their career in Wales in 1992. With the release of seven albums, one live album, one compilation and twenty-eight singles, they have hit the top of many charts and received several gold and platinum certifications. They have also contributed to such things as the opening theme song for the popular TV show "Long Way Round."
Stereophonics have had ten singles in the top ten charts while the single "Dakota" went straight to number one. They will be releasing another album in 2011.