2017 officially marks a decade since the release of Scouting For Girls’ unstoppable million-selling self-titled debut album and to celebrate the 10th anniversary, SFG returns with the release of an extended, deluxe version on May 19th.
The deluxe anniversary reissue of the eponymous debut album will boast 14 additional tracks including live tracks and unreleased demos, available on 2CD, stream and download, plus the original album on vinyl for the very first time and a limited edition cassette available through their official store, all of course including their classic hits ‘It’s Not About You’, ‘She’s So Lovely’, ‘Elvis Ain’t Dead’, ‘Heartbeat’ and ‘I Wish I Was James Bond’.
SFG comments: “Here we are ten years on, and thanks to this album, our friendship and our fans we’re still getting away with it, still without proper jobs. I have nothing but affection for these eleven songs and it’s been lovely to revisit them for this special anniversary edition.”
Scouting For Girls burst onto the scene and signed to Epic on 14th February 2007. A decision which saw them enjoy a triple platinum Number 1 debut album, multiple Top Ten singles and earned them a dedicated set of fans that still follow them avidly a decade later. The occasion was marked earlier this year by a very special intimate Valentine’s Day gig at London’s Bush Hall to which over 20,000 loyal fans applied via a ballot to nab one of the 300 tickets available.
As well as playing some of the UK’s biggest festivals this summer, Scouting For Girls, who are Roy Stride, Greg Churchouse and Pete Ellard will also be hitting the road later this year on a massive nationwide headline tour. See full dates below. Tickets on sale now via Gigs and Tours, and Ticketmaster.
Listen here to our interview with SFGs Greg Churchouse:
Throughout Scouting For Girls’ immensely successful career they’ve sold over 1.5 million albums, two million singles, had four Brit Award nominations, an Ivor Novello nomination, had four top ten singles, sold-out Wembley Arena and sold-out The Royal Albert Hall and had a series of hit singles all of which were inescapable radio smashes. Ten years later, Scouting For Girls know that 2017 will be a special one.
Catch SFG on tour in 2017 plus support Ben McKelvey
Fri 3rd Nov Glasgow O2 ABC
Sat 4th Nov Aberdeen The Garage
Sun 5th Nov Edinburgh La Belle Angele,
Fri 10th Nov Sheffield O2 Academy
Sat 11th Nov Leeds O2 Academy
Mon 13th Nov Exeter Lemon Grove
Tue 14th Nov Cardiff Tramshed
Thu 16th Nov Reading Hexagon
Fri 17th Nov Bournemouth O2 Academy
Sat 18th Nov London Palladium
Mon 20th Nov Norwich The Nick Rayns LCR, UEA
Tue 21st Nov Cambridge Junction
Thu 23rd Nov Southend Cliffs Pavilion
Fri 24th Nov Newcastle O2 Academy
Sat 25th Nov Guildford G Live
Mon 27thNov Liverpool O2 Academy
Tue 28thNov Leicester O2 Academy
Thu 30th Nov Oxford O2 Academy
Fri 01st Dec Nottingham Rock City
Sat 02nd Dec Birmingham O2 Academy
Mon 04thDec Bristol O2 Academy
Tue 05th Dec Manchester O2 Ritz