Sunday, November 16, 2003
Okay, just when I thought they couldn't go further over the top, Girls Aloud do. And thank goodness! For the Love, Actually soundtrack, they've covered the friggin' Pointer Sisters' 1984 smash "Jump (For My Love)," done in a hard-techno/pop stylee. The Girls are all forceful and defiant, like "bitch, you'd better jump!" They're practically yelling. And the beat just throbs nastily. This might be one of the pop events of the year. It might even top "Sound of the Underground" for sheer avant-garde flava; these Girls are the least prepackaged prepackaged girl group ever. And if you met 'em in a dark alley, they'd kick your ass. Woo hoo!