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'''The Saturdays''' (sometimes referred to as [[FanNickname "The Sats"]]) are a British-Irish {{girl group}} consisting of Una Healy, Mollie King, Frankie Bridge (née Sandford), Rochelle Humes (née Wiseman), and Vanessa White [[note]](2007 -- 2017)[[/note]].

Formed in 2007, The Saturdays first gained attention by opening for Music/GirlsAloud and Music/TheJonasBrothers at various concerts throughout 2008.

Shortly thereafter, they released their first single "If This Is Love", which peaked within the UK top ten. Their debut album ''Chasing Lights'' soon followed, boasting further hit singles "Up", "Issues", and "Work". During this time, they also released a cover of Music/DepecheMode's "Just Can't Get Enough" for the UsefulNotes/ComicRelief.

''Wordshaker'', their sophomore effort, was released less than a year later. Though it roughly matched the success of their debut, some considered ''Wordshaker'' a disappointment, and it only spawned two singles. Perhaps in response to this, an {{updated rerelease}} called ''Headlines!'' was issued months after, featuring a revised tracklisting and new songs.

The Saturdays released their third album, ''On Your Radar'', in 2011. Featuring a more electronic-dance sound than their previous works, it spawned one of their most popular singles "All Fired Up", [[TitleDrop a lyric from which named the album itself]].

In 2013, The Saturdays attempted to break into the American music market with a {{reality show}} on {{Creator/E}}! called ''Chasing The Saturdays'', complemented by an internationally-released EP of the same name. Though the endeavor [[StillbornFranchise wasn't exactly]] successful for them, the EP ''did'' produce the single "What About Us", which gave The Saturdays their first-ever #1 in the UK.

Their fourth studio album ''Living for The Weekend'' was also released later in 2013, featuring "What About Us" and a handful of other singles of varying success. In 2014, they released their first {{greatest hits album}}, ''Finest Selection''. Though the album itself charted well, its lead single "What Are You Waiting For?" was a flop.

As of 2017, the group is on hiatus and focusing on individual projects. Una released a solo album, ''The Waiting Game'', and served as a coach on ''Series/TheVoice of Ireland'' for its final two seasons. Rochelle has focused on television presenting, hosting shows like ''[[Series/TheXFactor The Xtra Factor]]'' and ''Series/NinjaWarrior UK''. Mollie has released two singles with an album on the way, and will be participating on the 2017 edition of ''Series/StrictlyComeDancing''. Frankie hasn't released any solo music since the group's hiatus, opting to focus on her family with her husband, rugby player Wayne Bridge. Vanessa has released a total of three solo [=EP=]s since 2014, and confirmed her departure from the group in 2017.

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!! Discography:
* ''Chasing Lights'' (2008)
* ''Wordshaker'' (2009)
** ''[[UpdatedRerelease Headlines]]'' (2010)
* ''On Your Radar'' (2011)
* ''Chasing The Saturdays'' EP (2013)
* ''Living For The Weekend'' (2013)
* ''Finest Selection: The {{Greatest Hits|Album}}'' (2014)

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!! The Saturdays provide examples of:
* AlbumTitleDrop: ''On Your Radar'' is named for a line in "All Fired Up".
* BadGirlSong: "Notorious".
* BlondeBrunetteRedhead: Mollie, Rochelle/Vanessa, Una.
** Frankie flip-flops between Blonde and Brunette.
* BreakupSong: Where do we begin... "Keep Her", "Chasing Lights", "Fall", "Lies", "Missing You", "Karma", "Forever is Over", "Ego", "Not Good Enough", just to name a few.
* CelebrityEndorsement: Do this quite a bit, their most notable one being for Veet hair removal.
* ColourCodedCharacters: Often played with, as the artwork for the ''Chasing Lights'' era prominently featured the girls wearing a different colour each, though no one colour was specifically assigned to any of them. This is especially prominent in the video for "Up".
* CoverVersion / CharityMotivationSong: The girls released a cover of Depeche Mode's "Just Can't Get Enough" for Comic Relief.
* DancingIsSeriousBusiness: The video for "Higher".
* {{Earworm}}: "I only go... UP, UP."
** "I miss missin' you sometimes..."
** "Forever is [[IncrediblyLongNote ooooooooooover]]"
** Honestly, a good portion of their songs, (their singles especially) are earworms.
* ExhortTheDiscJockeySong: "All Fired Up".
* FieryRedhead: Una, and Vanessa during the "Wordshaker" era.
* FootballFightSong: "All Fired Up". The title is certainly one for this...
* TheGimmick: The color-coded artwork from the "Chasing Lights" era.
* [[GlamorousWartimeSinger Glamourous Wartime Singers]]: The video for "Just Can't Get Enough" plays with this trope as the girls come to life in a calendar. There's also fashion from TheFifties featured as well.
* HardDrinkingPartyGirl: Vanessa.
* HideYourPregnancy: Una for a great deal of the "30 Days" video and Rochelle in the "Gentleman" video.
* IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming: Every episode of their shortlived E! reality show ''Chasing The Saturdays'' has a title in the form of a Twitter hashtag, and also has "Sat" in there somewhere ("[=#UnitedSatsOfAmerica=]," "[=#DeepFriedSats=]," "[=#SatsForever=]" etc).
* InDaClub: Played straight in "Notorious". [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] in "All Fired Up" in that while the song is about the club, [[LyricsVideoMismatch the video does not take place in one, and is actually rather artsy]].
* OlderThanTheyLook: Una turned 30 in 2011, and is a good bit older than the rest of her bandmates.
** For comparison: Mollie, the second-eldest in the band, is five-six years younger (at 25) and Vanessa, the youngest, is eight (at 22).
* MelismaticVocals: Mainly from Vanessa, though sometimes from Rochelle and Una.
* {{Meganekko}} / SexySecretary: The video for "Notorious".
* MostCommonSuperPower / RuleOfSexy: The video for "Ego".
* MsFanservice: Arguably all of them.
* MyFriendsAndZoidberg: Poor Vanessa is subject to quite a bit of this. Although she is known by the general public to be [[TropesAreNotBad 'the talented one']].
* NewSoundAlbum: Went from a pop-oriented sound to a more 'ravey' sound in ''On Your Radar''.
* PayEvilUntoEvil: "Karma", and the video for "Ego".
* RealityShow: The Sats received their own (short-lived) TV series, ''Chasing the Saturdays'', on TheENetwork.
* RecordProducer: Steve Mac & Ina Wroldsen have written and produced nearly all of their singles and album tracks.
* RuleSixtyThree: In the video for "Gentleman".
* ShesGotLegs: In the videos for "Up", "Just Can't Get Enough", "Work", "Missing You", "Higher", "Notorious" and "30 Days".
** They also have a tendency to don the [[WhoWearsShortShorts short-shorts]] and [[DangerouslyShortSkirt miniskirts]] in public.
* SillyLoveSongs: Most of their discography is composed of these.
* SingerNamedrop: Flo Rida in Higher:
--> ''Hey, Flo Rida / Frankie, Mollie / Una, Vanessa, Rochelle / Whatcha doin', Saturday girl?''
** Travie [=McCoy=] does this for himself and The Saturdays during his feature in "The Way You Watch Me".
* SpeedDating: In the video for "30 Days". Though Una and Rochelle are clearly doing it for kicks, as Una shows off her baby bump and Rochelle her engagement ring to guys they don't particularly like.
* SpiritualSuccessor: Considered to be this to Girls Aloud by some, especially after the latter group's disbandment in March 2013.
** Brian Higgins, the brains behind Girls Aloud's music, wrote and produced "All Fired Up."
** "Gentleman" has also been described as a song befitting Girls Aloud's discography.
* ThreeMinutesOfWrithing: "Just Can't Get Enough", "Work", "Notorious".
* TheShowMustGoOn: Despite being pregnant during, [[PregnantBadass Una still performed at every date of their All Fired Up Tour]].
* WeMeetAgain: Rochelle and Frankie previously worked together in the pop group S Club 8/S Club Juniors.
* YourCheatingHeart: "Keep Her", "Karma", "Lies".
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