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Thu 5th Sep 2019 @ 7:30 pm£8
Armed with unforgettable melodies and catchy choruses, The SoapGirls energy, rawness and authenticity live, has earned a formidable reputation. Performing internationally and continuously since 2015, these fearless French born sisters Millie and Mie, have slayed critics and earned a global dedicated group of followers known as the ‘The SoapSuds’, some of who follow the band across the UK and Europe.
The SoapGirls are society’s rejects and their punk credentials were rubber stamped by scintillating performances at many festivals including the legendary Rebellion Festival and Camden Rocks Festival last year and such was their success that they have inevitably been asked to perform on the main stage 2019.
The SoapGirls write outsider anthems that are androgynous, audacious and straight from the heart. Following the release of their album Society’s Rejects, features on the band have appeared in Classic Rock, The Mirror and Vive Le Rock, while their last two singles were played on BBC Radio and play listed by Planet Rock Radio. as well as various other stations.
Alluring, hypnotic and nonchalant The SoapGirls started their career in Cape Town performing as street artists for eight years and were given their name by the general public. “We have been The SoapGirls since we were 8 and 9 selling handmade soap and street performing for various causes. We did this, 365 days a year, for 9 years”. At twelve and thirteen they began their recording career and signed to Universal Records releasing their debut album in 2011 which topped the domestic charts.
After conquering South Africa, The SoapGirls with their thirst for knowledge and justice, wanted to broaden their musical horizons, leading them first to stages in the United States and then the UK and Europe, with a determination to fight against struggle and heartache. The SoapGirls first toured the UK 2015, releasing their first independent well received album Calls For Rebellion, with one critic accurately calling the album “Raw, catchy, anarchistic Rock and Roll. They followed up the success of their debut album with some hard-hitting singles like Bad Bitch and Johnny Rotten with their second album Society’s Rejects, which has once again put them onto the next level of their musical careers. This year 2019 has seen the release of their new single One Way Street with more singles to follow in the upcoming months, building up the hype and anticipation for a much awaited 3rd album titled Charlie Brown, which was released in April.