The Poppy Girls
The Poppy Girls is a British pop band consisting of five school-age girls from Armed Forces families. The band was first formed in 2013 with the intent to raise money for The Royal British Legion, and the members were selected from a pool of 1000 performers.
Their debut single The Call (No Need to Say Goodbye) debuted at number 13 on the UK Singles Chart and was written by Regina Spektor. The full album, No Need To Say Goodbye, entered the UK Album Chart at number 62 in its first week. In November 2013 the group performed in front of Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister David Cameron at the Festival of Remembrance.
- Megan Adams
- Florence Ransom
- Alice Milburn
- Bethany Davey
- Charlotte Mellor
- No Need To Say Goodbye (2013)
- The Call (No Need to Say Goodbye) (25 November 2013)
- Wednesday 23 October 2013 (2013-10-23). "Scot Megan, 10, joins the Poppy Girls to sing military appeal". Herald Scotland. Retrieved 2014-02-04.
- Dunkerley, Jennifer. "The Poppy Girls aim to top the charts for their brave fathers". Daily Star. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
- Copping, Jasper. "Five service schoolgirls form Poppy Girls appeal". Telegraph. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
- "The Poppy Girls To Perform For The Queen". Sky News. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
- Drury, Ian (22 October 2013). "Meet the Poppy Girls: Five youngsters whose fathers have all served in the Armed Forces aim for the Top Ten with charity single". Daily Mail. Retrieved 17 November 2013.
- "POPPY GIRLS". Official Charts. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
- Nsubuga, Jimmy. "Poppy Girls singer, 10, in emotional surprise reunion with Royal Navy officer father". Metro. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
- "Nerves kick in for Poppy Girls". Independent. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
- Ferguson, Brian. "Poppy Girls putting pop into poppy for Remembrance". Scotsman. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
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