The rise and fall of the manufactured female vocal group offered a damning indictment from the state of the united kingdom pop market in the beginning of the fresh millennium. Michelle Claire Barber (b. 5 January 1979, Blackpool, Lancashire, Britain), Linsay Sarah Martin (b. 2 Apr 1981, Manchester, Britain), Anika Bostelaar (b. 5 June 1981, Etten-Leur, Netherlands), Nicola Jane Stuart (b. 4 July 1979, Bradford, Western Yorkshire, Britain), and Jodi Albert (b. 22 July 1983, Chingford, London, Britain) had been recruited by ex-Spice Ladies supervisor and S Golf club 7 inventor Simon Fuller via an advertisement within the Stage. Despite misgivings from many industries of the market, a recording agreement with BMG Information followed by the end of 1999. Everything appeared to be going to program with the united kingdom Top 10 achievement of the next season’s debut one ‘Last One Standing up’, however the comparative failing of ‘Young ladies On Best’ as well as the group’s self-titled record proved fatal within a notoriously fickle industry. Despite accumulating a considerable fanbase in Australia and china and taiwan, the composing was in the wall structure for the quintet when ‘Pure And Basic’, a monitor featured on Female Thing, was axed as their third UK one and instead offered to tv pop sensations Listen to’State. BMG dropped Female Part of March 2001, hardly weekly before Listen to’State broke many UK sales information along the way of debuting at #1 1 in the singles chart.