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Girls Aloud diss indie bands on new song

Girl group take a swipe at 'Hoxton trendies' on single

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Girls Aloud's B-side for new single 'Can't Speak French' attacks London "indie kids" and "scenesters" that hang around Hoxton and Primrose Hill – areas made famous by celebs such as Sadie Frost and Peaches Geldof.

The track 'Hoxton Heroes' will be released on March 17, but a snippet of the song can be heard now on the group's MySpace page.

Some lyrics from the song include:

“You’re off your face like you’re no one/How many tracks have sold hmm none/Walk round the place like you’re number one/So why don’t you write a tune that we can hum/Just cos your dad knew the Rolling Stones/ You’ve got the Primrose set in your cell phone/ Don’t kid yourself you’re an indie clone/We’ve seen it before…”

The five-piece’s track was apparently deemed too controversial by their record label to be included on the girls’ album.

Have a listen, and then tell us what you think of Girls Aloud’s swipe at indie by commenting using MyNME below.


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