Girl Authority (album)


Girl Authority (album)

Infobox Album | Name = Girl Authority
Type = cover
Artist = Girl Authority


= From Left to Right; Top Row: Crystal(Country Girl), Kate(Party Girl), Tarr(Rock n' Roll Girl) Middle Row: Gina(Urban Girl), Zoe(Preppy Girl), Jess(Boho Girl), Bottom Row: Carly(Glamour Girl), Alex(Fashion Girl), Jacqualine(All Star Girl) Released = April 4, 2006
Recorded = October 2005 - December 2005
Genre = Rock, Pop, Children's music
Label = Zoë Records
Producer = Samantha Hammel, Scott Billington
Reviews = From Left to Right; Top Row: Crystal(Country Girl), Kate(Party Girl), Tarr(Rock n' Roll Girl) Middle Row: Gina(Urban Girl), Zoe(Preppy Girl), Jess(Boho Girl), Bottom Row: Carly(Glamour Girl), Alex(Fashion Girl), Jacqualine(All Star Girl)
*"Allmusic" Rating|2.5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:tq98b5m4csq4 link]
*"About.com" Rating|3.5|5 [http://kidsmusic.about.com/od/cdreview1/gr/girlauthority.htm link]
*"Eopinions" Rating|1|5 [http://www.epinions.com/content_230607064708 link]
*"Dove Campaign for Real Beauty" Rating|4|5 [http://www.campaignforrealbeauty.com/bk/discussion_girlauthority.asp?page=1 link]
This album = "Girl Authority"
(2006)
Next album = "Road Trip"
(2007)

"Girl Authority" is the debut cover album by pop girl group Girl Authority. The album is a cover album of previous hit songs by other female solo singers and girl groups, with the exception of two songs, originally recorded by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles and ABBA. The album was successful on many album charts, including Billboard Top Kid Audio (a chart that records sales of children's music albums), where it reached #9. The album also managed reach #5 on the Top Heatseekers Chart, and eventually peaked at #167 on the Billboard 200, the main album chart.

Track listing

#"Hollaback Girl" – 3:21 (Hugo, Stefani, Williams)
#"Hit Me with Your Best Shot" – 2:58 (Schwartz)
#"Material Girl" – 3:51 (Brown, Rans)
#"Pon de Replay" – 3:39 (Brooks, Nobles, Rogers, Sturken)
#"Beautiful" (Perry)
#"Don't Worry 'Bout a Thing" – 3:34 (Deere, Osborn)
#"Dancing Queen" – 3:36 (Andersson, Anderson, Ulvaeus)
#"Get the Party Started" – 3:11 (Perry)
#"Shop Around" – 3:18 (Gordy, Robinson)
#"I Love Rock N' Roll" – 2:53 (Mamburg, Sachs)
#"Karma" – 4:16 - (Augello, Brothers, Cook, Smith)
#"Girls Just Want to Have Fun" – 3:35 (Hazard)
#"Leave (Get Out)" – 4:03 (Cantrall, Kenneth, Schack, White)
#"Breakaway" (Benenate, Gerrard, Lavigne)
#"We Got The Beat" – 2:32 (Caffey)

Critical Response

Marisa Brown of AllMusic Guide called the album "too much too bear", criticizing "the fact that many of the songs are thematically inappropriate for kids" and "the semi-talented yet extremely puerile interpretations, with the intermittent giggling and nasally tag-team-like vocals". [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:tq98b5m4csq4]


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