Love pop music? We celebrate the best british girlbands hit records and personal lives. Its full on 90s and 00s nostalgia. Spice Girls series one hits the solo careers of Geri, Victoria Beckham, Mel B, Mel C and Emma Buton. Sugababes series 2 covers Siobhan, Mutya, Keisha, Amelle, Heidi and Jade as we go from Round Round to Wannabe. Its Girl power, reunion tours, splits and make up as we deep dive through the lifes of the women behind the music.


July 14, 2021

We’re back…. kinda

Did you miss us? Well, we definitely missed you. So much so we have a little surprise gift for you (no, its not a full a series on Girls Aloud..... if you can get us a full sponsorship deal with your local library then - YES - we will do it)


Either way, we hope you like our offer


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The end of second series showcasing the Sugababes solo careers and we have come full circle. Mutya, Keisha and Siobhan have got back together. 


We cover the whole messy reunion with their single, Flatline, and the would be album (of course we havent listened to the leak, of course not!). We've dodged it all series but we finally dived into the legal battle.... who owns the Sugababes name?!

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November 23, 2020

Sugababes Solo: Jade Ewen

Not since Michelle Williams has the phrase 'Poor' been needed than Poor Jade Ewen. 

Despite hustling at Eurovision Russia, Girlband Trinity Stone and starring in a Busted video - Jade Ewen never got the appreciation she deserved... until now! 

We celebrate Jade Ewens solo career pre and post Sugababes from Splash! to Aladdin. You could say its.... My Time (well, her time - shut up, it worked in our heads) 

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With Keisha kicked out, the Sugababes quickly (like, 48 hours quick) draft in Eurovision contestant, Jade Ewen, to film the About A Girl video and re-record their final album, Sweet 7. 

We cover the release of the album and the slow breakdown of the best selling girlband of the 00s via promo release, Freedom, and a hilarious sponsorship deal with Microsoft Windows

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Final original Sugababe Keisha Buchanan unfairly booted from the band in the middle of promotion for Get Sexy. 

Maybe you think she didn't do anything solo..... let us prove you wrong. Unreleased demos, youtube and property. We deep dive into the longest lasting Sugababe.

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Its the big one - the sweet (7) story -final original member Keisha Buchanan kicked out by management in just days before shooting a video! 

We discuss the beginnings of the of the Sweet 7 era with the Bruno Mars penned 'Get Sexy' on Roc Nation (Jay-Zs record label). This is less than a year after the motown vibe album, Catfights and Spotlights. 

If you thought the Sugababes were over once Mutya left.... you need to think again. We get albums, tours, dramas and - of course - slapping it onto soundtracks.

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October 26, 2020

Sugababes Solo: Amelle

Who is the only Sugababe to get a solo number one single? Its your girl Amelle!

We break down that and all her 'would be, could be' singles. Not to mention a short actress stint, tumbling around in BBC Ones celebrity circus show and more than one controversial court case.

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Amelle joins the Sugababes and, baby, is she put to work. She re-records an album, pushes out their greatest hits and goes on two tours within 18 months. What a ride.

In our 4th suga-story episode we go from the Greatest Hits to the number 1 Changes album. And on the way we pass the GREATEST video known to Babes: Easy. Filmed in a toilet in Romford complete with cubicles, toilet roll holders and red wigs. 

Oh, and did you know there was a Sugababes Barbie? There was a Sugababes Barbie and we're going to break it down for you

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October 12, 2020

Sugababes Solo: Mutya Buena

The Real Girl herself, Mutya Buena, after leaving Sugababes she went onto a short pop career, a lifetime of one off singles and a lot of reality tv


Its just Tattoo and us on a journey through the social career of Mutua Buena

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The Sugababes are riding high in 2005 with a number one album and a number one single but things aren't so rosy for the group as motherhood and personal difficulties mean Mutya needs to leave

We look at the highs and lows of their career covering Dallas Austin, Hair extensions and motherhood

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