Scouting for Girls
London, England, United Kingdom
Scouting for Girls are a pop-rock band from the United Kingdom. Their name is a play on the title of the 1908 Scouting handbook Scouting for Boys. The band consists of childhood friends from London, Roy Stride on piano and lead guitar/vocals, Greg Churchouse on bass guitar and Peter Ellard on percussion. Having formed in 2005, they signed to Epic Records in 2007. They released their self-titled debut album that September and it reached number one on the UK Album Chart and went triple Platinum in terms of total sales. A second album Everybody Wants to Be on TV was released in April 2010 and peaked at number two in the charts.