Sound of The Underground (Girls Aloud Album)

Sound Of The Underground (Girls Aloud Album)

Sound of the Underground is the first studio album by English-Irish girl group Girls Aloud, formed through the ITV television show Popstars: The Rivals. It was released in the United Kingdom on 26 May 2003 by Polydor Records, and re-issued on 1 December 2003. Girls Aloud worked with a variety of musicians and producers on Sound of the Underground, which was largely inspired by 1980s music. Comparisons were made with artists such as Bananarama, The Bangles, Blondie, and the Spice Girls.

Sound of the Underground debuted to generally favorable reviews from contemporary music critics, who noted the high quality of the album compared to output from other reality show contestants. The album was certified platinum in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It yielded four singles, including the title track, which was number one for a month in the UK. The album has sold 368,000 copies in the United Kingdom alone.

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