Shampoo >>

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Jacqui Blake and Carrie Askew met as teenagers at high school in Plumstead, where they became best friends and partners in crime. In the early nineties they started writing 'Last Exit', the first fanzine for the Manic Street Preachers, and later appeared in the video for 'Little Baby Nothing'. The track featured vocals from porn star Traci Lords, although she did not appear in the video. They also wrote a fanzine for Fabulous.

While still in their teens they formed Shampoo (according to their...

Republica >>

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As Brit-pop remained popular in England during the mid-'90s, Republica hit the charts with a sound closer in feel to '80s indie-dance groups such as the Pet Shop Boys and New Order. Vocalist Saffron was born in Nigeria, and began singing with club-staples N-Joi and the Shamen, as well as Jah Wobble. By 1995, she had met keyboard players Tim Dorney (previously with Flowered Up) and Andy Todd (who has produced Barbra Streisand and Bjork, among others). They began writing songs, and after recruitin...

Bananarama >>

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Bananarama are an English girl group who had several hit pop and new wave songs in the 1980s. They have had ten singles in the top-ten of the UK singles chart to date, as well as three U.S. top-ten hits, one of which hit number one. Some of their biggest international hits include "Cruel Summer", "Venus", "Love in the First Degree" and "I Heard a Rumour". They are known for their unique vocal style which features all members singing the same notes in uniso...

Huski >>

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Happy accidents aren’t called as much for no reason. Often from the most unlikely of sources comes something special.

So it was one night in mid 2005 when producer Pike found himself at a party in a Turkish restaurant watching an impromptu two song set by Maple Bee. Pike didn’t know anything about Maple apart from he had to work with her. Bending the truth completely he approached Maple and asked if she could sing on some tracks he had written. Pike didn’t have any songs or even a full set up...

Crystal Cloud Blvd >>

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Crystal Cloud invites you to take a ride down her new Boulevard in Los Angeles, Ca. Crystal Cloud Blvd, with no periods allowed! (She states referring to the spelling, not the simple fact of having two females in the band.) CCB (for short) was created with the ingredients of Michael Sacca (Guitar), Corrine Gonzalez (Drums) Alex Coke (Bass) and of course Crystal Cloud herself (Vocals). Together they run more like your 1965 Chevrolet convertible than your new BMW five series. They sound like wakin...

Marina and the Diamonds >>

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Diamandis was born in Abergavenny, Wales to a Greek father and a Welsh mother,9 and brought up in the village of Pandy with her parents and her older sister.10 She attended Haberdashers' Monmouth School for Girls, of which she said "I sort of found my talent there... I was the one who always skived off choir, but I had an incredible music teacher who managed to convince me I could do anything."11 When her parents separated, Diamandis moved to Greece when she was sixteen years old to li...

Jennie Vee >>

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Jennie Vee solo project (formally Tuuli and The Vicious Guns).

Cakelike >>

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Although it probably annos the band that everyone mentions this, the bassist is a highly recognizable face from two comedic shows. Those being "The State" which I believe came on late at night on MTV, and "Viva Variety" which had it's run on Comedy Central. I had been a fan of both shows and one late Sunday night while watching Matt Pinfield host 120 Minutes, he had mentioned this band and the bassist Kerri Kenney. I vaguely remember the video having something to do with them all in formal dress...

Billie >>

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Billie Piper (Or Evans).

The lovely lass (Well she was pre Evans) who had several hit singles.

Minks >>

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Girls. In boots. Rocking The Kinks.