Scouting For Girls Biography
Last updated: 06/10/2008
Scouting for Girls is a London-based UK bubblegum pop band formed in 2005 by Roy Stride, Greg Churchouse and Peter Ellard. Their music encompasses a lighthearted pop style reflecting on childhood innocence and experiences.
The name Scouting for Girls is a play on the words of the Scouting for Boys handbook, first published in 1908 for the Scouts, which provides boys instructions on good citizenship. Continuing with the theme, the SFG fan club is known as the 'Wolfcubs' and is based on the Dennis The Menace fanclub.
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The debut album from Scouting for Girls is self-titled, certified Platinum, and has sold over 500,000 copies. It reached number 1 in the UK on 20 January 2008. It was announced in March 2008 the band would play second on the NME stage at T In The Park, after The Wombats and before Feeder.
In January 2008, Scouting For Girls performed on ITV 1 show Al Murray's Happy Hour.