(short for "The Cheetah Girls
") is the official debut and only studio album of The Cheetah Girls
. The album was released on Hollywood Records
on September 25, 2007.
The Girls began work on the album while touring the U.S.
on their The Party's Just Begun Tour
which began in September 2006 and ended in March 2007.
Group member Adrienne Bailon
was quoted as saying, "We'll be making a real studio album, not a soundtrack. It's important for people to see us as a real musical group. We have all this great marketing around us, with the movies and other things. But we are a musical group
." She also added that the soundtracks and Christmas album "don't count".
Group member Sabrina Bryan
was interviewed by Billboard
magazine and stated that the group was eager to showcase a more mature sound to gather an audience of older fans while keeping the lyrics clean for the younger fanbase as well. She stated that the group would work with some of the producers that they had previously worked with, while also exploring new producers as well. They also announced that they'd be releasing the album via Hollywood Records
rather than Walt Disney Records
, which was the record labels used to release the group's soundtrack albums, their holiday album Cheetah-licious Christmas
, and their live album The Party's Just Begun Tour
Group member Kiely Williams
, describing the album, stated "It's like the first look... Read More