The girl group called it quits in 2001, but are now back with new album ‘Red Flag’.
All Saints are back with their first new album since 2009 and let’s hope this time around the foursome are getting along better. Appearing on ‘Alan Carr Chatty Man’, the group’s members, Melanie Blatt, Shaznay Lewis and sisters Nicole and Natalie Appleton, revealed the real reason behind their initial split in 2001, saying they ‘kind of hated each other’.
All Saints are back with new album Red Flag.
“We just weren’t really getting on any more and we kind of hated each other so we just thought ‘f**k it, let’s stop,’” said Melanie. “Which was the right thing to do, I think,” Shaznay added. “We didn’t do it for the money. We didn’t carry on for the money like some bands even though they hated each other,” Melanie then continued.
The 90s girl group first disbanded in 2001, but reunited again in 2014.
All Saints are back, 19 years after their first single. The 90’s girl group, who were known for their baggy combat trousers, are now all grown up and will release their first single in nine years, ‘One Strike’ next month.
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Liberated, Westernized daughters versus their traditional, ethnic mothers -- it's the trendiest genre in crowd-pleasing independent cinema. Pick an ethnic minority, embrace its clichés and use them for punchlines, then pit your female heroine (attractive, not gorgeous, with a realistic body type) in a position where she's torn between family and future.
"My Big Fat Greek Wedding" milked the formula for $250 million. "Real Women Have Curves" was a modest hit, combining body-image themes with a story about a second-generation Los Angeles Latina who wanted to go to college instead of working in her sister's dress factory -- much to the chagrin of her old-fashioned mother.
Now comes the English import "Bend It Like Beckham," in which the soccer-fanatic daughter of Sikh immigrants pursues her sporty dreams behind the backs of her disapproving parents and -- to quote from the stock-language press kit -- "has to choose between tradition and following her heart."
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