It's been a while since we had an honest to goodness, choreographed dance move performing, multipart harmony singing, tabloid headline-making girl group to feast our eyes and ears on. Well, the wait is over, folks. Meet The Saturdays.
This five-gal, Irish/English combi has been taking the U.K. by storm with their slick-pop sound and chic look for more than a year, and now they're planning an invasion of these shores. Their sound won't be unfamiliar to those who count themselves as Danity Kane fans; it's well-executed, sugar-rush R&B/dance-pop.
When The Saturdays -- Una Healy, Mollie King, Frankie Sandford, Vanessa White and Rochelle Wiseman -- aren't making news with their music, they're making it some other way. The group have become a favorite beat for the notorious Brit tabloids. A recent story documented the Sandford's "upstaging" (shock! horror!) of her bandmates at a recent concert.
After releasing two albums already, The Saturdays are making their sound even more U.S.-friendly by employing the talents of Ne-Yo and Jason Derulo on their upcoming album, Headlines. You can hear a bunch of The Saturdays' music at their MySpace page, and check out the first single and video from that album, "Missing You," below. Headlines is out in August.