Scouting for Girls: 100 Club, London
Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 25 August 2007
IF SCOUTING FOR GIRLS turn out to be notable for nothing else, they have at least saved the name Roy from extinction. But Roy Stride, the north London trio's decidedly un-Royish singer, has a second string to his bow: he's the ingredient that gives the group its claim to being more than just another poppy rock band in a year that has produced dozens.
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