Scouting for Girls
London, England, United Kingdom
Scouting for Girls are an English pop rock band. 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 in 2008. To date it has sold over 1 million copies in the UK. A second album Everybody Wants to Be on TV was released in April 2010 and peaked at number two in the charts.