In celebration of their 25th anniversary, S Club 7 has announced that they will tour the UK and Ireland this year.
The group's bubblegum pop singles included Bring It All Back, their lead single from 1999, as well as Reach and Don't Stop Movin'.
For the first time since 2015, all seven original members—including later solo star Rachel Stevens—will tour once more as a group.
It feels amazing to announce our reunion and upcoming performances after eight years, they said.
In a statement, they continued, "We're so excited to bring the S Club party back to our fans across the country to celebrate 25 years of S Club 7.".
"We're shocked that it has been so long. Everything we've ever done has always been centered around music and friendship.
"We're planning a huge party and we hope everyone can come. ".
S Club 7 gained notoriety by appearing in their own BBC TV series, Miami 7, a children's sitcom based on the lives of the group who had moved to Miami in search of fame. Miami 7 was originally created by former Spice Girls manager Simon Fuller in 1998. After they relocated to, you guessed it, Los Angeles, the second series was given the name LA 7.
The Brit Award-winning group went on to release a chart-topping debut album, four UK number one singles, including the Bring It All Back theme song for the television program.
They split up in 2003, but they reformed in 2014 to sing a medley of their most well-known songs for the BBC's Children In Need charity event. The following year, they went on tour and released new music.
The band will perform at Liverpool's Mandamp;S Bank Arena on October 13 to kick off their 11-date 2023 tour before continuing on to Dublin, Glasgow, and Newcastle before wrapping up their run at London's O2 Arena on October 28.
The tour's tickets go on sale on February 17 at 10:00 GMT.
Singer and dancer Bradley McIntosh said in a statement following the announcement on The One Show that they would be "bringing the late 90s/early noughties" fun nostalgia vibes on tour.
We're here to provide some positivity because, in his words, "our music is very positive and I think in today's times you need a bit of positive, you need to be picking up.".
Stevens, who attended Saturday's Brit Awards with her former bandmates Tina Barrett and Jo O'Meara, all but confirmed rumors of their comeback. She added that it was "crazy" that 25 years had passed since the group's formation and promised they would all "sing our hearts out.".
They all concurred that getting back together "felt like the right time.".
Rebecca Stevens. shortly after their initial breakup and achieved success with the song Sweet Dreams My LA Ex. She also participated in the TV competitions Dancing On Ice and Strictly Come Dancing, where she placed second in 2008.
Elizabeth Spearritt. developed into an actress, making an appearance in ITV's Primeval and landing recurring roles in Casualty and EastEnders. She has also appeared on stage in productions of The Armour and One Man, Two Guvnors. She recently revealed to The Sun that she and her partner hoped to open a holistic cafe in south London after struggling with housing and health issues.
James Lee. performed in West End productions including Jersey Boys and Les Misérables. Six years after releasing his debut album, Fallen Angel, in 2012, he appeared on ITVBe's Celebrity Dinner Date.
In 2008, . Cattermole, Paul. , . Robert McIntosh. and . O'Meara, Jo. formed S Club 3, a subsidiary group that was later renamed S Club Allstars. Tiffany Barrett. She later re-joined the band in 2014 after a protracted hiatus from the music industry.
In another instance, Cattermole, who formerly dated bandmate Spearritt, made an appearance on a 2019 episode of First Dates Hotel in search of new love. He had quit S Club 7 in order to form the nu-metal band Skua in 2002, but they were never signed to a record company.
In 2006, McIntosh became a part of MTV's reality program Totally Boyband. His Instagram page also contains a link to an online store that sells bath and beauty products.
In the meantime, O'Meara also went solo, putting out her debut record, Relentless, in 2005. She participated in the 2007 season of Celebrity Big Brother, where she became involved in a racism controversy involving Shilpa Shetty, Jade Goody, and Danielle Lloyd.
She admitted to the One Show that following a string of back operations, she now felt "ready" to return to the stage.