|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
Keisha Buchanan (30 September 1984, London, England), Mutya Buena (b. Rosa Isabel Mutya Buena, 21 May 1985, London, England) and Siobhán Donaghy (b. 14 June 1984, London, England) created something of a stir on the UK music scene by co-writing and performing one of 2000s finest singles, the urban pop classic Overload. Childhood friends Buchanan and Buena, of Jamaican and Filipina descent respectively, grew up together in London, England. They met third member Donaghy at a party when they were 13. The three girls were soon singing together and within a couple of years had been snapped up by London Records. Enlisting the songwriting help of Cameron McVey brought about inevitable comparisons to label mates All Saints, but to their credit the trio refused to cash in on the connection to their illustrious peers. Indeed, the Top 10 success of Overload was achieved on the strength of radio play rather than the saturation media coverage...