Atomic Kitten are an English pop girl group formed in Liverpool in 1997. The group comprises three members: Jenny Frost, Liz McClarnon and Natasha Hamilton. Jenny Frost joined the group in January 2001 to replace Kerry Katona, who quit when she became pregnant. Heidi Range (who later joined the Sugababes) was a founding member of the group, but left before they secured a record deal. The group have had three UK number one singles; "Whole Again", the fourth best-selling single by a girl group of all time; "Eternal Flame", a song originally recorded by The Bangles, and "The Tide Is High (Get the Feeling)", a song originally recorded by The Paragons and later by Blondie. They have also had two double-platinum number-one albums in the UK, their debut Right Now and its follow-up Feels So Good.
The group went on hiatus in April 2004 although they returned briefly a year later to release a new version of their single "Cradle". They also made one-off appearances in 2006 and 2008. On 4 March 2012, Natasha Hamilton confirmed that the group would be reforming during the year although this was later denied by all members. However, on 18 October, it was announced that the original members of Atomic Kitten—including Katona, and without Frost—would reunite for an ITV2 series along with other pop groups of their time, including B*Witched, Five, Liberty X, Honeyz and 911. Hamilton confirmed to a fan via Twitter that Frost wasn't taking part due to her pregnancy with twins but would be welcome back as soon as she was ready. Katona rejoined the group in 2012 replacing Frost.
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