ROCK ,PUNK DUO THE SOAP GIRLS FROM CAPE TOWN,SOUTH AFRICA ARE MAKING A SCENE WITH THEIR MUSIC AND YOU NEED TO HEAR IT!

What are your names?We are The SoapGirls,Mille on bass and Mie on guitar

 What is your genre of music?

We have diverse musical tastes and influences so it’s hard to label, its predominantly Rock, with elements of Grunge, Pop and Punk

Give us a little bio about you as a duo and individuals?

We are sisters, we have been performing together since we were kids, we started street performing at ages 9 and 10 selling homemade soaps for charity over 8 years which is how we got to be called The SoapGirls,we have never stopped writing together,we are both French born and grew up in Cape Town South Africa,we speak a few languages and although we are completely different we are always on the same wave length and the differences in our music tastes blends together 

 What made you go in to music?

We grew up performing and surrounded by musicians so it has always been part of our lives

Are you a signed?
No

 Your releasing your new single ‘Bad Bitch’, what’s the meaning behind the title

It was written after we were attacked onstage,we hated feeling like victims and so like with all experiences we turned into music, its literally about standing up for yourself and fighting for your right to be yourself

 Your heading out on tour , where are you most looking forward to play?

We have been on tour for the past almost 4 months we have another 3 more to go, we are headed for the rest of Europe from September and we love performing at rock festivals, we are really looking forward to performing at the Crazy House in Liverpool it is an incredible venue

 You are heading to Manchester, are you going to have a look round, if so let us know, we’ll tell you where the must go’s are.Definitely thank you:):)


If you could collaborate with any UK artist who would it be?
Royal Blood


If you could collaborate with any USA artist who would it be?
Alice in Chains

 Where is your dream venue or festival to play?

Our dream festival is Glastonbury

 Do you play any instruments?

Of course we do all our own music,Bass,Guitar,

Who are your influences?
For me(Mille)its Alice in Chains,The Offspring,Nirvana,Smashing Pumpkins,the Deftones,Ugly Kid Joe and for Mie its Marcy Playground,Fleetwood Mac,the Butthole surfers and Local H

How do you get inspiration for all your tracks?

Life,politics,news,experiences,books

 Where do you see yourself now in 5 Years?

We prefer living in the moment but if we haven’t died by then,we would most certainly like to be touring

 When you’re not doing music, what do you do?

We are always writing and playing music,to relax we love yoga, walks i the forest and or the beach and mountains
 What was the song you listened to most that influenced you to go more in to the music scene?

We became addicted to the guitar after hearing Steve Stevens guitar work on Billy Idol”s White wedding

 What’s the best advice you have ever been given?

Be yourself

What advice would you give to aspiring musicians not about the industry and just as an artist?
Be original and daring,don”t create to formulas

 What quote or saying do you always stick by?

No Fear

Who would your dream collaboration be with and why? 

Alice in Chains its the one band we both love,every single song they’ve ever done is amazing
 When you are at a gig, what are 5 things you cannot forget?

For me (Mille)its Red Lipstick,Boots,My Ashdown amp and head,My Ibanez Destroyer Bass and of course a sense of humour,and for Mie its my Blackstar Amp,the crowd,glitter,tuning my guitar and my Ibanez Jem 

Do you have social media accounts so your fans can follow?
We do and love interacting with fans on Face book its The SoapGirls,same on instagram and twitter is the_soapgirls

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