Mutya Buena plans to get the initial trio back together for new band
Original Sugababe Mutya Buena
is reportedly trying to reunite the three original members of the Sugababes to form their own rival band.
Following news that Heidi Range, Amelle Berrabah and new recruit Jade Ewen are to go ahead with plans to release album Sweet 7 as the Sugababes next month, Mutya is said to be determined to get back together with her old bandmates Keisha Buchanan and Siobhan Donaghy.
According to The Sun, Mutya has been spurred on by the fact the new Sugababes comprise no founding members and has spent hours on the phone trying to talk both girls round to creating a brand new outfit with a new name.
A source said: ‘Mutya is very keen to do this. Keisha has her solo career on the go – including recording with new star Jay Sean – but she feels more comfortable as part of a band.’
Siobhan is also reported to be considering getting back together, after meeting up with Mutya over the summer and laying past disagreements to rest.
Formed in 1998, Mutya, Keisha and Siobhan enjoyed three years of success together before Siobhan left the band in 2001, amid rumours she had been bullied out of the band.
Heidi then took Siobhan’s place, Amelle replaced Mutya in 2005, and Jade joined the band when Keisha was asked to leave last month.
But having put their previous problems behind them, it seems the original trio are keen to give things another go.
The source added: ‘There were arguments in the past, but all three realise it was because they were young, headstrong and finding fame hard to cope with.’
Come on girls, we’re rooting for a reunion!