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Saturday 31 October 2020

Don't Let The Devil Take Another Day: Stereophonics Frontman Kelly Jones Captured In Sight & Sound On New Intimate Collection

Stereophonics frontman Kelly Jones is set to release Don't Let The Devil Take Another Day, featuring a selection of the band's back catalogue reimagined, rearranged and intimately re-recorded by Kelly and his band, all a talented group of multi-instrumentalists at ease interchanging instruments across the album. 
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Recorded in a variety of locations across the UK in 2019, this carefully curated selection of tracks hears Kelly pull together the songs that got him through the worst of times, whilst telling stories of how those songs came about. 

Don't Let The Devil Take Another Day sees Kelly create something more spontaneous, vulnerable and truly intimate. 

This album reconnects with the emotional heart of the songs that have grown with him throughout his career. 


The album also completes a personal recovery from Kelly, who whilst touring in 2019 kept a secret from his band, crew and producers - a revelation that had threatened to undermine his career and future music making. 

This hitherto untold story is brought to life in the startlingly heartfelt and deeply emotive documentary Don't Let The Devil Take Another Day.


Speaking on the new documentary, the film's director, Ben Lowe said: 

"I've been to hundreds of gigs in my life – shooting with my camera or purely as a fan – but I'd never experienced a show quite like Kelly's on this tour. 

"You recognise there's something pretty special happening on-stage if the performances, and the stories he was telling between them, can make an audience laugh and cry on the same night.

"I wanted to make this documentary feel as truthful and heartfelt as Kelly's shows. 

"I knew it would be beautiful to hear these songs in a theatre, but I was really blown away. 

"After the tour when Kelly told me about his first few months of the year, I felt inspired by the courage and honesty of it all." 

The documentary premieres at The Doc n Roll Festival on 4th November, before reaching cinemas around the UK on 27th November. Tickets will be on sale from 5th November by CLICKING HERE. The album of the same name will be available from 4th December 2020.

by: Mike Cobley




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