Where It's At: A Short History of Girlbands

5.0/5

Critic Rating

Mollie King dives into the great British girlband history.


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Lucy White • Irish Independent Feb 3, 2024

"...is a Halliwell-sized sprint through the oeuvre of the Spice Girls, Mis-Teeq, Cleopatra, Sugababes and more...part ear worm, brisk episodes are packed with talking-head music journalists and the stars themselves:…"

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Score: 5

Alexi Duggins • The Guardian Nov 16, 2023

"a lively look into the history of all-female musical groups. From archive clips of the Wannabe stars making vibrator jokes to interviews with the likes of All Saints’ Melanie Blatt, it’s a breezy, fun listen."

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Score: 5

Miranda Sawyer • The Guardian Nov 11, 2023

"Radio 1’s A Short History of Girl Bands is an easy, lively listen, with presenter Mollie King skimming deftly across the top of a neat script and some great interviews. A seemingly light series that is careful to make its point."

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