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Girls Aloud: Nottingham Arena

Sophie Heawood, The Guardian, 24 May 2006

"I JUST CAN'T BELIEVE THAT, four years on, we're doing an arena tour!" announces Nadine Coyle with genuine astonishment. She's not the only one. While such a comment from an indie band might refer to the alacrity of their success, when you're a manufactured pop band, formed by svengalis on a TV show, you start at the top and the only way is supposed to be down. Yet this is Girls Aloud's second such national jaunt, beginning in the same city and in the same month as last year's.

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