S Club 7 has announced that they will come together for a tour of the UK and Ireland this year to celebrate their 25th anniversary.
The group's bubblegum pop hits included Reach and Don't Stop Movin', as well as their 1999 debut single Bring It All Back.
For the first time since 2015, the original lineup of seven members—including later solo star Rachel Stevens—will tour once more.
After eight years, they declared that they were coming back together and performing together once more.
To commemorate S Club 7's 25th anniversary, they said in their statement, "We're so thrilled to bring the S Club party back to our fans across the country.".
"We find it hard to believe it has been so long. The foundation of everything we've ever done has always been music and friendship.
"We hope that everyone will attend our massive party. ".
S Club 7 gained notoriety by appearing in their own BBC TV series, Miami 7, a kids' sitcom based on the lives of the group who had relocated to Miami in search of fame. Miami 7 was originally created by former Spice Girls manager Simon Fuller in 1998. After they relocated to Los Angeles, you guessed it—LA 7, the second season was given the name LA 7.
A chart-topping debut album and four UK number one singles, including the show's theme song Bring It All Back, followed for the Brit Award-winning group.
They split up in 2003, but they reformed in 2014 for the BBC's Children In Need charity appeal, singing a medley of their most well-known songs. Later, they went on to tour and release new music.
The band will perform in cities like Dublin, Glasgow, and Newcastle before wrapping up their 11-date 2023 tour at London's O2 Arena on October 28. The tour will begin on October 13 at Liverpool's Mandamp;S Bank Arena.
On February 17 at 10:00 GMT, tickets for the tour will go on sale.
Singer and dancer Bradley McIntosh said they would be "bringing the late 90s/early noughties" fun nostalgia vibes on tour in a statement following the announcement on The One Show.
According to him, "Our music is very positive and I think in today's times you need a bit of positive, you need to be picking up so that's what we're here to do.".
Stevens said it was "crazy" that 25 years had passed since the group's formation and promised they would all "sing our hearts out." On Saturday, she attended the Brit Awards with her former bandmates Tina Barrett and Jo O'Meara, all but confirming rumors of their comeback.
The group affirmed that their reunion "felt like the right time.".
Stevens, Rachel. soon after they first split up, and their first single, Sweet Dreams My LA Ex, was a success. She also participated in the TV competitions Strictly Come Dancing (where she placed second in 2008) and Dancing On Ice.
Haley Spearritt. grew into an actress and made an appearance in ITV's Primeval, in addition to having recurring parts in Casualty and EastEnders. She has additionally appeared on stage in productions of One Man, Two Guvnors and The Armour. After having trouble finding housing and dealing with her health, she recently told The Sun that she and her partner hoped to open a holistic cafe in south London.
Lee, Jon. performed in West End productions of Les Miserables and Jersey Boys, among others. Six years after he debuted with his 2012 album Fallen Angel, he made an appearance on ITVBe's Celebrity Dinner Date.
In 2008, . Peter Cattermole. , . McIntosh, Bradley. and . It's Jo O'Meara. formed the S Club 3 spin-off group, later known as S Club Allstars. Ms. Tina Barrett. She took a long break from her music career and later joined the new band lineup in 2014.
On another episode of First Dates Hotel from this year, Cattermole—who formerly dated bandmate Spearritt—made an appearance looking for love. He had initially quit S Club 7 in 2002 to form the nu-metal group Skua, but no record labels ever signed them.
McIntosh joined the cast of Totally Boyband on MTV in 2006. On his Instagram page, he also includes a link to a website where bath and beauty products can be purchased.
During this time, O'Meara also went solo and issued her debut album, Relentless, in 2005. She participated in the 2007 season of Celebrity Big Brother, where she was involved in a racist argument with Shilpa Shetty and Jade Goody. Danielle Lloyd and Jade Goody were also present.
After a series of back operations, she told The One Show that she now felt "ready" to return to the stage.