Studio 1 is the third studio album by English-Canadian girl group All Saints , released on 10 November , by Parlophone. It was released following a five-year hiatus during which the bandmembers had pursued solo careers. The first single released from the album was " Rock Steady " which was released on 6 November and peaked at No. A second single, " Chick Fit " was a download-only release.
When they debuted in the early '90s, All Saints were part of the popular British girl group wave kicked off by Spice Girls. While Spice Girls were all about girl power and character image, the All Saints were music aficionados with a softer, more sophisticated brand tied less to their looks and more to their music. By , All Saints had reached the top spot with their second single, "Never Ever. Blatt was expecting her first child with Jamiroquai's Stuart Zender and gossip claimed she was leaving All Saints. Appleton was also rumored to have walked out on the band after the group failed to show up for the Smash Hits Poll Winners' celebration that year.
All Saints are an English-Canadian girl group formed in London in The group struggled to find commercial success upon being signed to ZTT Records and were dropped by the label shortly after Rainford left the group. In , the group were joined by sisters Nicole and Natalie Appleton and signed to London Records under their shortened name.