Scouting for Girls are a three piece English pop rock band. Their name is a play on the title of the 1908 Scouting handbook Scouting for Boys. The trio consists of childhood friends from London, Roy Stride on piano and lead guitar/vocals, Greg Churchouse on bass guitar and Peter Ellard on percussion. Having formed in 2005, they signed to Epic Records in 2007. They released their self titled debut album that September, which reached Number 1 on the UK Album Chart and went triple Platinum in terms of total sales. A second album Everybody Wants To Be On TV was released in April 2010 and peaked at number 2 in the charts. This was preceded by the single "This Ain't a Love Song" which went to No.1 in the UK singles chart for two weeks. To date Scouting for Girls have sold over 2 million records, been nominated for four Brit awards, and one Ivor Novello award. They recently released their third studio album, The Light Between Us, which debuted at number 10 on the UK charts.
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The Light Between Us 2012
Reviewed by John Aizlewood
No edge, no side, just pop music in excelsis – and that’s more than enough.
Reviewed by Chris Roberts
Their second album will again charm daytime radio programmers and sell by the lorry-load.
Scouting for Girls 2007
Reviewed by Gemma Padley
As far as shimmery, gleaming up-tempo ballads go, Scouting for Girls have the upper...