Atomic Kitten performing in Kraków, Poland in 2005.
Left to right: Liz McClarnon, Jenny Frost and Natasha Hamilton.
|Genre(s)||Pop, Dance-pop, R&B|
Jenny Frost (2001- Present)
|Kerry Katona (1999-2001)|
Heidi Range (1997-1999)
Atomic Kitten is an English girl group from Liverpool composed of Liz "Lil" McClarnon, Natasha "Tash" Hamilton, and Jenny Frost - who replaced original member Kerry Katona in January 2001. Liverpool ( is a City and Metropolitan borough of Merseyside, England along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Pop music as a genre features a noticeable rhythmic element catchy melodies and hooks, a mainstream style and conventional structure Dance-pop is a style of Electronic dance music and a subgenre of Pop music that evolved from Disco, circa 1981 that combines dance beats with a pop Liz McClarnon (born 10 April 1981 Liverpool, Merseyside, England) is a British pop singer and member of the band Atomic Natasha Maria Hamilton (born July 17 1982 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England) is an English Singer and member of Atomic Kitten Jennifer Frost (born 22 February 1978) is an English Singer, model, Television personality DJ and member Kerry Jayne Elizabeth Katona (previously McFadden; born 6 September 1980) is an English Television presenter, Writer Heidi India Range (born 23 May 1983 in Walton, Liverpool) is a member of English Girl group the Sugababes. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland A girl group is a Popular music act featuring several young Female Singers who generally harmonize together Liverpool ( is a City and Metropolitan borough of Merseyside, England along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary Liz McClarnon (born 10 April 1981 Liverpool, Merseyside, England) is a British pop singer and member of the band Atomic Natasha Maria Hamilton (born July 17 1982 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England) is an English Singer and member of Atomic Kitten Jennifer Frost (born 22 February 1978) is an English Singer, model, Television personality DJ and member Kerry Jayne Elizabeth Katona (previously McFadden; born 6 September 1980) is an English Television presenter, Writer Many of their singles and albums entered the Top 40 charts worldwide such as "Right Now," "Whole Again," "Eternal Flame," "The Tide Is High," and "Ladies Night. Right Now is the first album by Atomic Kitten and features the hit singles "Right Now" "See Ya" "I Want Your Love" " " Whole Again " was the fifth single for Atomic Kitten, and the first single in UK, Europe, Germany, Australia, and Ireland " Eternal Flame " is a song by The Bangles, which became a hit single in 1989 peaking at number one in the charts in six countries including Australia " The Tide Is High " is a 1967 song written by John Holt and performed by The Paragons with John Holt as lead singer " Ladies' Night " was the hit title track single on the album Ladies' Night released in 1979 by Kool and the Gang. "
Atomic Kitten was formed in 1997 by Andy McCluskey of '80s band Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, and included Heidi Range in the original line-up. Andy McCluskey (born George Andrew McCluskey, 24 June 1959, Heswall, then Cheshire now Merseyside, England) is the Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (often abbreviated to OMD) are a Synthpop group whose founding members are originally from the Wirral Peninsula Heidi India Range (born 23 May 1983 in Walton, Liverpool) is a member of English Girl group the Sugababes. However, Heidi left the group and was only featured on the demo recordings. In 2001, Heidi joined another girl group, Sugababes. Sugababes are a BRIT Award -winning English pop group trio from London. Atomic Kitten was originally named "Honeyhead", but later renamed "Automatic Kittens", the name of the label of its designer. "Automatic Kittens" was eventually changed to "Atomic Kitten. " 
The group's first single "Right Now" debuted in December of 1999 and ended up reaching the British top 10. After the initial success Atomic Kitten made an Asian tour during which it scored their first hit with "Cradle". The album, also titled Right Now, was first released in Japan on March 16, 2000 and subsequently released in the United Kingdom on May 21, 2000 with a slightly modified track list. Right Now is the first album by Atomic Kitten and features the hit singles "Right Now" "See Ya" "I Want Your Love" " Events 597 BC - Babylonians capture Jerusalem, replace Jehoiachin with Zedekiah as king 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Events 878 - Syracuse Italy is captured by the Muslim sultan of Sicily. 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. In July 2000, the group released a cover version of "The Locomotion" for the movie Thomas and the Magic Railroad
Right Now was a modest success upon its release. " The Loco-Motion " is a 1962 pop song written by American songwriters Gerry Goffin and Carole King. Thomas and the Magic Railroad is a 2000 American Film based on the well-known TV series Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends Initially, there were no plans to focus on the global market and Atomic Kitten's record label, Innocent Records, was even considering dropping them because of their limited success, however they persuaded to record one more single. Innocent Records is a pop Record label created to cater to Pre-teen and teenage music fans  This one single changed the career of Atomic Kitten because they scored their first No. 1 hit in the UK in 2001 with "Whole Again". " Whole Again " was the fifth single for Atomic Kitten, and the first single in UK, Europe, Germany, Australia, and Ireland The song and video for "Whole Again" originally featured Kerry Katona, however, she left the group several days prior to the number-one position because of her pregnancy.  The single was remade when Jenny Frost was added to the line-up as Kerry's replacement. Jennifer Frost (born 22 February 1978) is an English Singer, model, Television personality DJ and member The success was such that it was decided to remaster and re-release the album, which then went to number one on its second appearance on the chart.
The next single "Eternal Flame", a cover version of the 1989 hit by The Bangles, also became a No. " Eternal Flame " is a song by The Bangles, which became a hit single in 1989 peaking at number one in the charts in six countries including Australia The Bangles are an American all-female band that originated in the early 1980s, scoring several hit singles through much of the decade 1 hit.
Given the success of "Whole Again", a new album, Feels So Good, was recorded. The songwriting and production agreement with Andy McCluskey was an increasing source of tension within the group and the girls decided to terminate the contract with McCluskey halfway through the recording of the album. Andy McCluskey (born George Andrew McCluskey, 24 June 1959, Heswall, then Cheshire now Merseyside, England) is the
The first single off the album was "It's Ok!". Even though this song performed well in the charts, securing a No. 3 position, it was the next single "The Tide Is High (Get the Feeling)", a remake of the 1965 song by The Paragons, also made famous by Blondie in 1980), which attained Atomic Kitten their third number-one single. " The Tide Is High " is a 1967 song written by John Holt and performed by The Paragons with John Holt as lead singer The Paragons was an influential Rocksteady band from Kingston, Jamaica, operating in the 1960s Blondie is an American rock band that first gained fame in the late 1970s and has so far sold over 60 million records In April 2002, Natasha announced that she was pregnant, but had no intention of leaving the group, and wanted the scheduled 2002 tour to continue. Natasha filmed the music video for "The Tide Is High (Get the Feeling)", and made an appearance at Party in the Park before finally going on pregnancy leave. Party in the Park is the generic name given to popular music concerts organised by GCap Media in England and Wales, typically in various large parks during 
During January and February 2003, Atomic Kitten toured around Southeast Asia, visiting Singapore, Thailand and Korea. Singapore The Kingdom of Thailand (ˈtaɪlænd ราชอาณาจักรไทย, râːtɕʰa-ʔaːnaːtɕɑ̀k-tʰɑj Korea is a geographic area composed of two sovereign countries a civilization and a former state situated on the Korean Peninsula in East Asia. Natasha, who had given birth to her son, Josh, on August 24, 2002, decided to take her newborn baby with her on the tour as well. Events 49 BC - Julius Caesar 's General Gaius Scribonius Curio is defeated in the Second Battle of the Bagradas River See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. 
In April 2003, the group released the album, Atomic Kitten in the United States. Atomic Kitten was the album by Atomic Kitten for the American market The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Until that time, the group had not focused on the American market. The album consisted of tracks from the first two Atomic Kitten albums, Right Now and Feels So Good. Promotion for the album began with the single, The Tide Is High (Get The Feeling), appearing on the soundtrack for the Disney film, The Lizzie McGuire Movie starring Hilary Duff. The Lizzie McGuire Movie is a Comedy Film based on the Disney Channel show Lizzie McGuire which was released on May Hilary Erhard Duff (born September 28 1987 is an American Actress, pop Singer-songwriter However, the album only managed to peak at #102 on the Billboard chart, it was decided the band would focus on the European and Asian markets. 
Before recording their third album, Kool and the Gang approached the group about a collaboration for their Odyssey album. Kool & the Gang are a highly successful American Jazz / R&B / soul / Funk / Disco group Kool and the Gang wanted an updated version of Ladies Night and were looking for a girl group to sing the lyrics. " Ladies' Night " was the hit title track single on the album Ladies' Night released in 1979 by Kool and the Gang. A girl group is a Popular music act featuring several young Female Singers who generally harmonize together Atomic Kitten liked the idea and inquired whether they could use it for their next album which was subsequently named Ladies Night in honour of this collaboration. Ladies Night is the third album by Atomic Kitten and the final studio album 
Atomic Kitten spent late 2002 and early 2003 in the studio recording their third and final studio album. Up until the recording of Ladies Night, the group mainly relied on songwriters and sometimes co-wrote songs featured on their albums. While recording Ladies Night, they decided to be directly involved in the creation of eight of the fifteen songs. Ladies Night was released on November 10, 2003. Events 1444 - Battle of Varna: The crusading forces of King Vladislaus III of Varna (aka Ulaszlo I of Hungary and Wladyslaw Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar.
In early 2004, a tour to support Ladies Night and the upcoming release of their Greatest Hits album was planned. ' The Greatest Hits' is a compilation album released by Atomic Kitten in April 5, 2004. The tour was dubbed "The Greatest Hits Tour". Shortly before the tour kicked off, the girls announced they would be splitting after the completion of the tour. 
On January 23, 2004, Natasha Hamilton decided to devote more time to her young son and wanted to take a hiatus from the group. Events 393 - Roman Emperor Theodosius I proclaims his nine year old son Honorius co-emperor "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Atomic Kitten released the single "Someone Like Me/Right Now 2004" as a "goodbye" to their fans, but were reunited on Valentine's Day to release the charity single "Cradle 2005", a new version of the original on their album Right Now. Valentine's Day or Saint Valentine's Day is a Holiday celebrated on February 14 "Cradle 2005" peaked at No. 10, with proceeds going to World Vision. World Vision, founded in the United States in 1951 is an international Christian relief and development organization whose stated goal 
In 2005, the group was featured on the soundtrack of Disney's Mulan II with the song "(I Wanna Be) Like Other Girls Lyrics". Mulan II is a Disney Direct-to-video animated feature released in 2004 and a sequel to the 1998 animated film Mulan The track was Atomic Kitten's third time as a featured artist on a soundtrack. In 2005 they also performed together in Krakow, Poland on August 28 as main star of Coca-Cola SoundWave Festival. Kraków, in English also spelled Krakow or Cracow (ˈkrækaʊ M-W: krăk'ou krāk'ō is one of the largest and oldest cities in Poland Poland (Polska officially the Republic of Poland Events 475 - The Roman General Orestes forces western Roman Emperor Julius Nepos to flee his Capital Coca-Cola is a carbonated Soft drink sold in stores restaurants and Vending machines in more than 200 countries
In 2006, Atomic Kitten recorded a one-off single, "All Together Now (Strong Together)", in association with Goleo VI, the official mascot of the FIFA World Cup 2006. " All Together Now " is a song by Liverpudlian pop band The Farm from their album Spartacus, and is said to link many of the band's Goleo VI, commonly known as Goleo, and Pille were the official mascots for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany. Each FIFA World Cup since 1966 has its own Mascot. World Cup Willie, the mascot for the 1966 competition was the first World Cup The FIFA World Cup, occasionally called the Football World Cup, but usually referred to simply as the World Cup, is an international Association football The track is taken from The Official FIFA World Cup Album and was released for digital download and in CD form on June 6, 2006, in Germany, where the World Cup was held ten days later. Events 1508 - Maximilian I Holy Roman Emperor, is defeated in Friulia by Venetian forces; he is forced to sign a three-year Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. The single was listed by the HMV website for release in the UK many weeks prior to the competition, the single was taken off from schedule and deleted from the catalogue, due to the amount of competing football records that were being released at that time. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered The proceeds of the single went to SOS Children's Villages. SOS Children's Villages is an independent non-governmental international development organisation which has been working to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of children 
On December 4, 2006, the group reunited once again for a one-off performance of "Whole Again" and two other songs at a benefit concert for the Michael Shields appeal at the Liverpool Empire Theatre. "December 4th" redirects here For the song by Jay-Z, see December 4th (song. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. " Whole Again " was the fifth single for Atomic Kitten, and the first single in UK, Europe, Germany, Australia, and Ireland Michael Shields (born 21 September, 1986 in Liverpool, England) is a football fan who was convicted in a Bulgarian court Liverpool Empire Theatre is located on Lime Street in Liverpool, England. 
On December 31, 2006, Atomic Kitten performed at the Ocean Terminal in Hong Kong at Nokia's New Year's Eve celebration. Events 406 – Vandals, Alans and Suebians cross the Rhine, beginning an invasion of Gallia. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Ocean Terminal ( built in 1966, is a Cruise terminal and Shopping centre in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Nokia Corporation (pronunciation /'nɔkiɑ/),,) is a Finnish multinational Communications Corporation, headquartered New Year's Eve is on December 31, the final day of the Gregorian year and the day before New Year's Day. The appearance marked their second international appearance since splitting in 2004. 
In January 2008, Atomic Kitten returned to the music industry after almost four years since performing in the UK as a band.
They released their new single, Anyone Who Had A Heart on 27 January 2008, a version of Cilla Black's 1964 hit as part of the Liverpool Number One Project. " Anyone Who Had a Heart " is a 1960s song by American songwriting duo Burt Bacharach and Hal David. Events 98 - Trajan becomes Roman Emperor after the death of Nerva. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Cilla Black OBE (born Priscilla Maria Veronica White on 27 May, 1943) is an English Singer-songwriter and Television On 18 January Liz McClarnon appeared on GMTV to discuss their comeback and premiered a clip from the music video for the song. Events 350 - Generallus Magnentius deposes Roman Emperor Constans and proclaims himself Emperor On 19 January, Atomic Kitten returned to the stage for the The Number One Project, where they sang "Anyone Who Had a Heart", "Whole Again" and "The Tide is High (Get the Feeling)" live. Events 1419 - Hundred Years' War: Rouen surrenders to Henry V of England completing his reconquest of Normandy. On 25 January the band appeared on GMTV, talking about The Number One Project and performed "Anyone Who Had a Heart" in the studio. Events 41 - After a night of negotiation Claudius is accepted as Roman Emperor by the Senate Later that same day Liz and Tash appeared on Radio 1's Scott Mills Show. The single reached number 77 in the UK Single Charts. 
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