Released: 23rd May 2005.
Nobody could ever accuse Gwen Stefani of being a one-trick-pony. Each single release from her eclectic "Love Angel Music Baby" album has been streets away from each other, and "Hollaback Girl" is no different. Going for a 'hip-rock' route this time, and featuring a hard beat and catchy call-out hook, Gwen's style is completely unique and a welcome addition to all the samey female performers currently recording. This ish is bananas!
Gwen Stefani won the hearts of the nation with her debut solo record, and, rather strangely, the Best International Female BRIT after just one single. Now she's back with her third and while it's true that it's feisty and fun, is it really the masterpiece the fans are making it out to be? Gwen is very good at what she does, and this IS good - but far from the best single this week!
The third single from "Love Angel Music Baby" sounds incredibly abrasive due to its unusual production, while lacking the sophistication of her previous two attempts. However, after a few listens, "Hollaback Girl" becomes incredibly infectious and it becomes hard to get it out of your head.