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 release from British pop band S Club 7. The album features the signature songs ‘Reach’ and ‘Never Had A Dream Come True’ as well as the UK Top 5 single ‘Natural’. There are various variations of the track listings. The original UK release included ‘Stand By You’ and ‘Spiritual Love’, in the US these two tracks were excluded from the release, and replaced with ‘Two In A Million’. The album was subsequently rereleased with ‘Lately’ and ‘Never Had A Dream Come True’. In 2015 the album was digitally reissued in the UK to mimic the US version excluding ‘Stand By You’ and ‘Spiritual Love’.

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