Failed girlbands

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  1. Doodvid

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    Stumbled across this my old Big Mix 96 CD. Got a nice Xenomania Mix too.
     
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    Oh dear, I have loads of cds of all this crap :D Including this one, a cover of Boy Krazy biggest hit, it made the Top75 in 99.

     
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    I was watching a few old Corries from 1999 recently (:shy:) and shit like Toutes Les Filles and Stock/Aitken flop Louise-wannabe Kerri-Ann was all over the jukebox in the Rovers. And this is a whole 5 years before Anthony Cotton too.
     
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    Robbed :( (and the cheapness of the official video...?!)



    Already my favourite song of 2015 so far. Kiss of death or what.
     
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    Such an unfortunate name for a pair of pubescent teen girls.



    I stumbled across the promo CD for this from a massive skip in a recycle centre in Bristol where teachers could grab construction materials cheaply :(

    Hadn't realised they'd done the original version of lesbian anthem 'Help! I'm A Fish' (poor girls never really stood a chance) In the UK it was released by a group called Little Trees and did quite well if I remember correctly.

     
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    What a post. And indeed, what a thread. There's enough in here to keep @aquaplex busy for the next decade...
     
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    Imagine if it turns out RB worked with OUR REET.
     
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    This is one of my favourite threads of all time.
     
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    I totally forgot about Mini Viva, what a shame they're nowhere to be found in my country's Spotify :( 2009 GAVE ME so much life with them farting BANGER after BANGER until they literally disappeared.
     
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    Aww I miss Doodvid.
     
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    Doodvid to return with a portrait of Kindacool please.
     
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    And it better include my BAR OF SOAP
     
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    I bought this on my lunch break back in the day and helped propel it to the giddy heights of #42, so near yet so far.
     
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    I don’t know if Moopy knows much of this group but one of them have been jailed for 8 months for dangerous driving.
     
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    Isn’t that one of Mini Viva?
     
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    I don't know if they ever tried outside Italy, but still counts.

     
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    Wikipedia tells me it is. She has since quit though, and they have a new member.
     
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    Also they now have one member in prison.
     
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    I do declare that ‘One Touch’ remains in my All Time Xenomania Top 5 to this very day. Glittering and spectacular to say the VERY least
     
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    LOVE them and their absolutely APPALLING English. :D

    They did San Remo and came SECOND LAST as they were completely TUNELESS but the song is good:

     
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    Only EIGHT MONTHS for causing death by careless driving? Must try that one :disco:
     
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    This one's just for @Kalabaliken's ears



    This song was quite a hit here. Unfortunately that was it, because even with those POWERFUL voices they killed each other right away. They couldn't find girls with tits big enough to replace them all :(

    The leader of the group still releases some high quality covers from time to time. like this one :D :disco:

     
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    If we're going down the Spanish route there's this...

    It was EVERYWHERE when I went to Gran Canaria one year! They tried to represent Spain at Eurovision with this but didn't quite make it...



    I have their album which I haven't played for 15 years...

    They look so fucking TRASHY! :disco:
     
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    And this, which I also discovered in Gran Canaria one year, though I think they are actually from Argentina...



    God it's shit but I love it.
     
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    Yo quiero bailar was such a massive hit, I even have the single (when Spanish artists rarely released cd singles). They also broke up badly.
     
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    :D! God that looks REASSURINGLY EXPENSIVE

    Be my LOVER be my VAVY :disco:
     
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    Yes LET’S :D:disco:
     
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    Never heard of F.A.N.S (from Argentina only Bandana, from Postars), but they name reminds me of a very popular girlband from the 80s-90s that was massive in all Latin America. Not exactly a failed girlband. @Pipo surely has to know them.


     
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    @Alla Flans were probably my first concert EVER and they were not a failed girlband :evil:

    I love how ages later I discovered they were a shameless RIP OFF of Bananarama
     
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    OF COURSE they're not a failed girlband at all! I was just introducing them to Kala.
     
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    I can't think of a single succesful girlband from Spain, except for the odd one hit wonder. Kala probably knows this one because it was HUGE and still a classic that gets recurrent airplay. From 1989, this is good:

     
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    Las Ketchup say hi :D or are we not counting RUNAWAY smash hits Kusha Las Payas and Bloody Mary? :disco:
     
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    :D I'm afraid they also count as a one hit wonder, even here.
     
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    Even for a Popstars band this lot were pretty shit! (And of course I have the album)



    But Roser who quit the show had a semi-better career. I was OBSESSED with her after hearing her song in a gay bar in Sitges (it's always the case for me)

     
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    TVE and the production behind Operación Triunfo are doing soon a reality in the style of Reborn in the USA (was that the name, the one with Sonia?) and there are rumours Roser will be in it. Of course I think it's just gay hysteria, because she's been rumoured in every preselection and everywhere.
     
  38. Kalabaliken

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    Yeah it was always either her or Edurne every year (of course one came true), but Roser was even TOO BASIC for TVE, I think! And that sounds like an amazing show (it was Reborn in the USA) - I can just imagine some of the absolute CACK that would end up on the show!
     
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    The thing is they all know they're not going to have a career after this at all, I guess whoever does it it's just for the screetime. I wouldn't be surprised if we see Rosa here, because she's done basically every single reality she could do. Not that she ever had a proper music career :D
     
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    Is Rosa still kicking around? The Me Siento Viva album was a CLASSIC (filled with covers by Javiera, Sonja Aldén and of course, Carola!)
     

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