Stereophonics 16 © Michael Bond

Manchester Arena
March 13th 2019

Louder Than War photographer Michael Bond, captured Stereophonics on the Manchester leg of their European tour, promoting their 11th studio album Kind, which was released on the 25th October 2019.

Stereophonics 16 © Michael BondIn the current world of turmoil where a new ‘C’ word has been ingrained into everyone’s psyche, the fear of large group gatherings in an enclosed space was put to the back of everyone’s minds, as a packed out Manchester Arena prepared themselves for an epic set spanning 28 years. Opener, C’est La Vie saw Kelly Jones self isolate at the end of a long runway but he soon joined the rest of the band for I Wanna Get Lost With You. With other classics like Mr Writer and Local Boy in the Photograph woven in amongst new tunes like Bust This Town and Fly Like an Eagle, the night culminated in two classics and crowd favourites, Just Looking and Dakota.

Stereophonics 3 © Michael Bond

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Photos by Michael Bond. More work by Michael can find on Facebook and Twitter. His photography portfolio can be found here.



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