Funny story… Ive been working on this design for about a week now and knew exactly the picture I wanted to use and it just so happens the coloring of the picture matches the new S Club logo! What a crazy coincidence! I hope you like the new design, I personally LOVE it! Also, for the first time ever… our gallery design matches our main site design. So, the photo gallery has a new design technically as well.
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The band reunites for an exclusive performance on Appeal Night 2014
One of the most hotly anticipated reunions of the last decade is finally confirmed as S Club 7 announce that they are to reunite and perform together again for the first time since 2003 on the BBC Children in Need Appeal show on Friday 14 November 2014.
Tina Barrett, Paul Cattermole, Jon Lee, Bradley McIntosh, Jo O’Meara, Rachel Stevens, and Hannah Spearritt will perform a medley of their greatest hits live on the show for a UK TV audience of millions.
It will be a fitting return to BBC Children in Need for the S Clubbers. Their single Never Had a Dream Come True reached No.1 in the UK in 2000 as the official charity single for BBC Children in Need, as well as becoming their first top 10 hit in the States.
A year later S Club 7 released Have You Ever, their second chart-topping single for BBC Children in Need. It was one of 11 hit singles, four million selling albums, an internationally successful TV show, feature film and many awards won by the band during their five years together.
The group was formed in 1998 and quickly rose to fame by starring in their own television series that sold to over 100 territories around the world. The Brit Award winners numerous hits include Bring It All Back, S Club Party and Don’t Stop Movin’.
S Club 7 say: “We’re massive fans of BBC Children in Need and it was great to be able to support the charity all those years ago. We’re really looking forward to bringing it all back for Pudsey, for BBC Children In Need and for all our fans who have been so great over the years. This is going to be the mega S Club party of all time!”
The internet is a buzz again with S Club 7 reunion rumors.
S Club Are Bringing It All Back For Charity
Take a deep breath, people. The S Club 7 reunion may be closer than you think if these reports are to be believed.
According to The Sun, the ‘Reach’ hit makers are set to reunite next month as part of Children In Need. Which, considering we all know there aint no party like an S Club party, is quite frankly incredible news. A source told the newspaper: “The reunion is definitely on but everyone involved wants a massive launchpad, which is why Children In Need would be perfect. “It could still all fall through because there are the diaries of seven people to work around, but it’s looking positive.” The band already has an affinity with the BBC telethon, previously scoring two number one hits with charity singles ‘Never Had A Dream Come True’ and ‘Have You Ever’.
The source continued: “Jon is busy with theatre, Hannah is working on TV projects and Rachel is a judge on ‘The Voice’ in Ireland. But for the rest of them this is a real second chance to ditch the pub gigs and become stars again. But don’t be expecting any new material from the gang, if this does happen, they’ll be bringing their biggest hits back. “The idea is for them to perform a greatest hits medley, including ‘S Club Party’ and ‘Reach,’” the sourced added. “If the reaction is good a tour will be announced.” Paul Cattermole previously spoke of the potential of a reunion, taking to Twitter in August to reveal that is was ‘God damn close’.He wrote: “Big thanks too everyone for your support with the S club Re-union … Sorry guy’s I’m not confirming the S’s Re-union . I’m just saying thanks coz there have been thousands of messages over the last year … But it’s God Damn close, I can almost … Reach … The sword… (sic)” Roll on November 14, we say.
– Yahoo News
There’s two new judges in town… but Ireland’s biggest talent show hasn’t lost any of its edge.
Joining old hands Kian and Bressie in the iconic red chairs are The Saturdays star Una Foden and former S Club member Rachel Stevens for the fifth series of the hit programme.
The girls, who flew into Dublin Airport together for the first auditions, have already bonded and there’s a hint of girl power creeping into the dynamic of the coaches, which has been dominated by the two alpha males.
Una, who is pregnant with her second child, has a lot in common with mum-of-two Rachel.
Both women were part of bands and have pursued their own careers.
Una, 33, said: “I come from the Saturdays where we’re like sisters and I can already feel a bond like that starting to develop with Rachel.”
The Co Tipperary singer, who has been in the music industry for seven years, was excited after landing her role as a coach.
She said: “It was something I’d always dreamed of doing one day when I felt ready.”
Having seen the process from both sides, Una thinks there’s a lot she can do for her contestants.
She revealed: “I auditioned for shows like this many times and got so far and then was told ‘No’, so I’m empathetic with people.”
Rachel is proving to be a big hit with men, one of whom asked for a kiss.
Bressie revealed: “A guy in the front row asked could he shift her yesterday and she said, ‘Yeah, of course’, not knowing what the shift is.
“I said, ‘Yeah, she’ll do it after the show’. So your man was sitting there all excited and I said, ‘If it doesn’t happen I’ll vouch for you’.”
Rachel told the Irish Mirror yesterday she likes to shout at the telly when watching the show at home.
She said: “Every Saturday night I’m on the couch in front of the TV, I think we all are with these shows.
“I scream at the TV and really get into it, so to actually get a chance to do it is really exciting.”
Una revealed that Rachel, Bressie, Kian and herself “want to be the best coach possible to mentor the hopefuls and help them through, to pick the right songs for them and get to know them”.
She added: “It’s very important to see what their personalities are like and what music they’re into to try and help them find the artist they want to be.”
It’s early days but the newbies are already finding their feet, breaking up the Kian and Bressie “bromance” and holding their own.
Rachel said: “It was like being the new kids at school yesterday but it’s good, it’s good to be thrown in the deep end.”
Kian revealed the change in line-up had not stopped the drama of the show. He said: “I think there’s enough edge between us, there’s just as many catfights as always.”
Una and Rachel are keen to win the contest and knock reigning champion Bressie off his perch.
The quartet have been hearing the first of the programme’s blind auditions at the Helix Theatre in UCD.
Una, who auditioned in lots of talent shows before she got her big break, said she doesn’t want to “shatter anybody’s dreams” but instead hopes she can offer constructive criticism.
She added: “The great thing about it being four of us is they only have 90 seconds to impress.
“If they don’t manage to impress all four of us it’s just lucky that if one hears something that they don’t slip through the net.” Kian said female contestants usually pick a coach of the same sex while the boys stick together too.
He added: “They’re loving Una. If all four turn Una gets it. All the girls seem to be going with Una, all the guys seem to be going with me and Bressie.
“I think they walk out they see two pretty girls sitting there.
“Some of the guys, they’re just like, ‘I don’t know if I can work with that, I’m not even going to be listening to what they’re saying so I’ll go with the two ugly boys that’ll make life easier’.”
The new judges endorsed the show’s format which focuses on a person’s voice rather than the way they look – unlike the X Factor.
Una said: “I think it’s celebrating vocal ability and talent and it’s just all about finding a great voice, a great artist hopefully at the end of it all. I think the X Factor focuses a lot on the early stages where people come in for the laugh, whereas everyone coming in to this are all keen to
“You’re listening with your ears because a lot of people these days listen with their eyes and I think it’s so nice to be able to hear the voice just completely naked on its own. When you turn around you’ll be surprised for loads of different reasons that you wouldn’t put that voice with how they look.”
Bressie revealed he has already received a dressing down from Una and thinks the sparring will continue.
He said: “She put me in my place a few times yesterday.”
But despite the banter Bressie said it was important for the judges to get along since they spend so much time together during filming.
He added: “You’re sitting there for eight hours a day. You’re going to have to have cracks at each other or else you’ll go mad. That’s why it works, we don’t try and change our personalities. Kian’s the same man in the dressing room as he is on stage and so am I.”