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Three Of A Kind

by | 18th, August 2004

‘ACCORDING to their official website, Irish girl band Bellefire have achieved a huge amount in the four years they’ve been together.

Big in Japan

We quote: ‘They’ve toured – and become huge in – Japan, even performing traditional Irish ballad versions of Japanese punk songs with one of that country’s biggest stars, Yaiko.’

Enough for any band, we’re sure you would agree, but Bellefire are not resting on their laurels – they’re releasing a single called Spin The Wheel next month and their debut UK album the month after.

And to cap it all off this week they have their own two-page spread in Hello!, in which they reveal ‘the hard work and fighting spirit behind their carefree image’.

Of course, to have an image in days gone by, carefree or otherwise, it used to help that people had got the first clue who you were.

But that was then, this is now and 22-year-old Cathy, her sister Ciara, 21, and Kelly Kilfeather, 25 are determined not to be weighed down by such stereotypes.

‘What none of us want to be now, and never wanted to be right from the beginning,’ says Kelly, ‘was a stereotypical all-singing, all-dancing, all-smiling gushy pop act that is disposable as bubble gum.

‘We want to last longer than an eye-blink.’

So, ladies and gentlemen, boy and girls, keep your eyes open and put your hands together for the new B*Witched, the Irish Atomic Kitten, the female Busted…’



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