Scouting for Girls is tagged as: indie, british, indie pop, indie rock, alternative
Scouting for Girls are a London-based UK indie pop band formed in 2005 by Roy Stride, Greg Churchouse and Peter Ellard.
The debut album from Scouting for Girls is self-titled, and has sold over 700,000 copies. It reached number 1 in the UK on 20 January 2008, where it remained for two weeks.
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. Similarly, the Scouting for Girls fan club is known as the “Wolfcubs” and is based on the Dennis the Menace fan club.
Also the band’s song She’s so lovely was used in the starting of the 2008 movie - Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging
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. “I’m sure that is in someway significant”, noted Churchouse. They also played the main stage at Oxegen Festival 2008, the 4Music stage at 2008’s V Festival, and in October 2008 appeared at the Big Gig, a concert for members of Girlguiding.
Scouting for Girls were nominated in the Best New Act category in the MTV Europe Music Awards 2008. On 20 January 2009, it was announced that the band were nom...
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