7

  • 01. Reach
  • 02. Natural
  • 03. I’ll Keep Waiting
  • 04. Bring The House Down
  • 05. Best Friend
  • 06. All In Love Is Fair
  • 07. Love Train
  • 08. Cross My Heart
  • 09. The Color Of Blue
  • 10. I’ll Be There
  • 11. Two In A Million
  • 12. Lately
  • 13. Never Had A Dream Come True
B-Sides Bonus Tracks
  • Spiritual Love (Appears on: ‘7 – UK Edition’)
  • Stand By You (Appears on: ‘7 – UK Edition’)
  • Someday, Someway (Appears on: ‘Reach’)
  • If It’s Love (Appears on: ‘Natural’)
  • Perfect Christmas (Appears on: ‘Never Had A Dream Come True’)

“7” is the sophomore album from British pop band, S Club 7. The album was originally released on June 12, 2000 in the United Kingdom, where it went straight to the number one spot. The album contained the tracks “Reach” and “Natural” along with the fan favorite “Bring The House Down”. The album was reissued on December 4, 2000 to include “Never Had A Dream Come True”. The album has been certified platinum four times and was the 17th best selling album of 2000 and the 69th best selling album in 2001.

In the United States, the album was issued on November 14, 2000 with alternate artwork and a slightly revised track listing, the lead single released in America was “Natural”. The album was subsequently re-released to include “Never Had A Dream Come True”, which became their highest charting single within the country. The album charted at #69 on the Hot 100 and was certified gold!

Album Stats

Released: June 12, 2000
Recorded: 1999-2000
Label: Polydor
Genre: Pop

Facts & Trivia

  • The original cover of the UK album does not feature the white bar along the top that encases the logo
  • On the inside spine of the US version the album reads “Raise The Roof And Get On The Floor” which is a lyric from ‘Bring The House Down’
  • “Natural” was released as the lead single from the album in America.
  • There are three versions of ‘Natural’ – The original album version, the single version, and the music video version.
  • “Natural” is the only single S Club ever released to not feature Jo on lead vocals, but rather Rachel.
  • “Bring The House Down” was originally commissioned to be the third single, however, was scrapped in favor of ‘Never Had A Dream Come True’.

Singles

Reach

Natural

Never Had A Dream Come True

Production Credits

Reach

Written By: Cathy Dennis, Andrew Todd
Produced By: Toddy

Natural

Written By: Norma Ray, Jean Fredenucci, Cathy Dennis, Andrew Todd
Produced By: Dave Way, Phil Bodger

I’ll Keep Waiting

Written By: Cathy Dennis, Simon Ellis
Produced By: Simon Ellis

Bring The House Down

Written By: Tracy Ackerman, Andy Watkins, Paul Wilson
Produced By: Absolute

Best Friend

Written By: S. Emanuel, Bradley McIntosh, Tim Laws
Produced By: Jonathan Shorten

All In Love is Fair

Written By: Cathy Dennis, Simon Ellis
Produced By: Simon Ellis

Love Train

Written By: Cathy Dennis, Andrew Todd
Produced By: Toddy

Cross My Heart

Written By: Tracy Ackerman, Andy Watkins, Paul Wilson
Produced By: Absolute

The Color Of Blue

Written By: Lars Aass, Bottolf Lødemel
Produced By: Kai Robøle, Kenneth M. Lewis

I’ll Be There

Written By: Cathy Dennis, Daniel Poku
Produced By: Danny D.

Stand By You*

Written By: Holger Lagerfeldt, Remee
Produced By: Stargate

Spiritual Love*

Written By: M. Peter Akinrinlola
Produced By: Simon Franglen

Lately

Written By: Stevie Wonder
Produced By: Simon Franglen

Never Had A Dream Come True

Written By: Cathy Dennis, Simon Ellis
Produced By: Cathy Dennis, Oskar Paul

Two In A Million*

Written By: Cathy Dennis, Simon Ellis
Produced By: Stargate

Someday, Someway

Written By: Marshall Krenshaw
Produced By: Kenneth M. Lewis

If It’s Love

Written By: Cathy Dennis, Simon Ellis
Produced By: Simon Ellis

Perfect Christmas

Written By: Cathy Dennis, Simon Ellis
Produced By: Rose & Foster