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Album review: Girls Aloud - Out Of Control

Girls Aloud

Release date

It's out right now!

The style

Girls Aloud are famous for their catchy, infectious pop tracks, and if that's what you're after, Out Of Control doesn't disappoint.

But this time around they've thrown loads more into the mix as well, with different songs including dance, disco, electro and even drum and bass!

The hits

There's quite a few to choose from, although their 1960s-styled number one single The Promise is definitely one of the album's highlights.

Miss U Bow Wow is classic Girls Aloud and would make a great single, while the rockier sounding Fix Me Up grabs your attention from the start.

Other tracks to listen out for include Revolution, which gets better every time you hear it, and Rolling Back The Rivers In Time which has a VERY catchy chorus.

The misses

The beginning of The Loving Kind sounds too much like their old track Call The Shots, only it isn't as good!

Untouchable seems to want to be a ballad and a dance track without doing either well, and on We Wanna Party the Girls sound as if they'd rather do anything but!

Will you still be humming it next week?

Definitely. You won't be able to stop some of the choruses buzzing around your brain - whether you want to or not!

Will it make the charts?

Easily. The Girls know what their fans want and with this latest helping of catchy electro disco pop they can't fail.

NR rating:


Your Comments

"I totally recommend this album - it is so cool and I am addicted to all the songs. It's so worth getting."

Anna, 9, Bolton, England

"I love the Girls Aloud album. My favourite songs are the Loving Kind and The Promise."

Anika, 14, Lancashire, England

"Absolutely brilliant. I loved it and I can't stop listening to it. It's in my head all the time."

Kristi-Melissa, 11, Norwich, England

"The new album is really good. It's unique and has a beautiful sound. I love it and Girls Aloud."

Rebecca, 15, Cheshire, England

"I think it is OK but I don't think it's the best they've done."

Kate, 8, Nottinghamshire, England

"This album is great! It makes you dance!"

Amy, 14, Merseyside, England

"I bought Out Of Control and it's great, I absolutely LOVE The Loving Kind."

Molly, 10, Leeds, England

"I think it's OK. I like The Promise...but the other songs are not as good!!"

Aimee, 13, Scotland

"I think it is amazing and makes me want to dance!!!"

Rhiannon, 11, Livingston, Scotland

"This is a great album. My favourite song is The Promise, and it's also on my iPod, it's a briil song."

Sophia, 11, Bolton, England

"I think it was BRILLIANT! I loved it. I love every song, they are amazing singers. I love The Promise the most"

Ruth, 10, Galway, Ireland

"Great album! Untouchable is the best single on there but We Wanna Party, and Love is the Key are great too! But what's going on with the animal noises in Live in the Country? Weird!"

Graham, 14, Exeter, England

"It is far better than their last album; although some songs can be a bit boring."

Beth, 10, Ayrshire, Scotland

"I got their album for Christmas and I absolutely love it. I cannot stop listening to it. My fave track is Love is Pain."

Dana, 12, London, England

"It's RUBBISH! The only good song is The Promise, but all the other songs are boring!"

George, 9, Gloucester, England

"I hate this album. I love The Promise but the album is rubbish. Younger kids will like it simply because it's Girls Aloud but I recommend getting a different album. Not worth the money I spent."

Aimee, 15

"Out of control ROOOOCKS. I love it and The Promise is wicked! 10/10!"

Rosie, 11, UK

"Out of Control is great! Best album yet. Come on, Girls Aloud!"

Leigh, 13, London, England

"I didn't like this album at all. I think Girls Aloud should quit while they're ahead!"

Sam, 10, Wolverhampton, England

"I think that is really cool because the music is good and the words are fantastic. I love it; everybody should buy it. I've got it and I listen to it all the time so I think it is amazing so do buy it; it is worth it!!!!!!!"

Charlotte, 10, Wolverhampton, England

"The best song on the album was The Promise; the other ones were boring. I would give the song The Promise a 10/10. All the other songs I would give a 5/10. I would not buy the album because it will be a waste of money."

Jessica, 10, Leeds, England

"Girls Aloud rule. I'm their no 1 fan, they are amazing. The Promise is the best song they have done and the best song in the world."

Kimberley, 11, Birmingham, England

"It's brilliant, but I don't think it'll be a number one."

Amy, 10, Doncaster, England

"I love their album - they're great singers, they look great, and they are great!"

Louise, 13, Surrey, England

"I think it is fab and it is the best album I have ever heard. I wish I could listen to it all the time but I have to go to school."

Holly, 9, Stockport, England

"I think the album is great. It's got one of my fave songs on it."

Shayla, 10, Doncaster, England

"Rubbish, 1 out of 5."

Jamie, 13, Cambridge, England

"I love the new song, I can't stop playing it. It's driving my mum mad."

Stacy, 12, Nottingham, England

"Out of Control is good but the best song is The Promise."

Zohair, 9, Birmingham, England

"I bought Out Of Control and it is brilliant! My favourite tracks are The Promise, The Loving Kind, Turn to Stone, Love is Pain, Miss U Bow Wow, Revolution in the Head and We Wanna Party. Hope it's number 1!"

Tom, 10, Cardiff, Wales

"GA rock. I love 'Rolling Back the Rivers of Time' and 'The Promise.' I give it five stars."

Caitlin, 10, Norfolk, England

"I love Girls Aloud - I am their biggest fan in the universe! This album is the best. I love it, especially their number one single, 'The Promise.' It is BRILLIANT!!!!!!!!"

Charlotte, 9, Bristol, England

"This album is AMAZING!!!! I loved it as soon as I heard the first song and I adored all the other songs! I wasn't really a Girls Aloud fan but my auntie got me this album for my birthday and now I'm their number one fan! It was the best album I've ever heard and I'm a music fanatic! It was great!!!"

Lizzi, 11, Liverpool, England

"I love this album, especially their song 'The Promise!' It's quite different."

Elle, 12, Belfast, Northern Ireland

"Really amazing!"

Izzie, 9, Swansea, Wales