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Single Review: Scouting For Girls – ‘Famous’

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Scouting For Girls have had a pretty impressive year so far. With the release of their number one album, Everybody Wants To Be On TV, these scouts have been top of the pops with their brand of radio friendly pop hits.

ScoutingForGirlsFamousI’d never found myself overly excited about any of the bands previous releases until just prior to Everybody Wants To Be On TV being released. I seen these guys perform as support to Newton Faulkner in 2009 at Union Chapel’s Little Noise Sessions and was really impressed. They showed a band who were not only incredibly talented in their craft of writing really great pop songs but also a fun band to experience live.

The bands first single taken from Everybody Wants To Be On TV was This Ain’t A Love Song and the single is one of this years most successful tracks. It landed straight in the top spots lap giving the band the Easter number one single.

The boys from South Ruislip have now unleashed on the radio waves their latest dish of pop in the form of Famous and it’s the perfect follow up to their previous number one and proves that a second might just be on the cards.

Tinged with the bands signature piano lacing, Famous is furnished with a catchy and hook laden chorus and some pretty funny yet tragically gospel lyrics. Lines like I want to be known, just for being famous and I can’t act, I can’t dance, I can’t sing, can’t you see? But I’m young and I’m pretty and that’s all that you need resonates quite a truthful fact of today’s celebrity craving. Add an infectious melody and a perfect singalong chorus and these boys might have just tapped on the door of their next number one.