Girls Aloud are set to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their debut album Sound of the Underground in two months’ time, and what better way to celebrate than with a brand new album full of unreleased songs?
Kimberly Walsh revealed last week that the popular UK girl band will be releasing the album of brand new never heard before songs in two months time, prior to the 20th anniversary of their debut album.
Girls Aloud broke up in 2013 and will not be reuniting, but they will feed some brand new tracks to their fans for their album’s 20th anniversary.
Speaking to MailOnline, she said: “20 years is a long time and the love that we still feel for Sound Of The Underground and some of the songs from the first album are still huge.
“We’ve got some fun alternative versions of songs lying around and little re-releases just to kind of mark that because, you know, it’s a big deal”.
The 41-year-old, mum of three noted that while they’re releasing these tracks they won’t be returning to the studio “for obvious reasons,” referencing the tragic death of their friend and band mate Sarah Harding who sadly passed away in 2021 after living with cancer for 15 months.
The girls had sat down prior to hearing Sarah’s cancer diagnosis to discuss the prospect of a reunion in celebration of their 20 years.
Cheryl told Metro: “To be honest, we found out Sarah was sick because we’d sat down together to talk about how, if, and what we would like to do to celebrate the 20 years of the band. Then all that happened, and it changed the feeling of it.
“It just put a funny taste in my mouth. I’ve learnt throughout my life [though] that you should never say never, because the universe has a funny way of going, ‘Oh, really?’”
Girls Aloud was formed in 2002 on the show Popstars The Revivals. They went on to record 21 Top 10 singles and four Top 10 albums.
Get ready for your ears to be blessed for new Girls Aloud music – we’re certainly ready after more than a decade of waiting.