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Def Jam signs The Saturdays

By | Published on Friday 21 September 2012

The Saturdays

The Saturdays are (still) trying to ‘break’ the United States, and with that in mind have signed a joint contract with Universal subsidiaries Island Def Jam and Mercury Records to release their debut US single in January 2013, and an LP at some stage after that. They are signed to Universal’s Polydor in the UK.

Without sharing any details of that release (apparently because it’s “still undecided”), the band have revealed that they have been in the studio recently with songwriter Dianne Warren and producer-to-Bieber Rodney Jerkins. The girls have also been pitching ideas for a reality show to various American TV execs, adding that such a project is “definitely on the cards”.

Speaking to Billboard over afternoon tea (albeit, minus the tea), the pop quintet’s Una Healy said: “We’ve been together a long time now, five years. We’re just starting fresh here. That’s what it’s about. We’ve always wanted to come out here and go to different territories. We really feel ready now”.