Paul Cattermole, a member of early 2000s British pop group S Club 7, has died at the age of 46.
LONDON — Paul Cattermole, a member of early 2000s British pop group S Club 7, has died just weeks after the band announced a reunion tour. he was 46 years old.
The band and Cattermole’s family said on Friday, “It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of our beloved son and brother, Paul Cattermole.”
They said Catermor was found at his home in Dorset, in the southwest of England, on Thursday and died later that afternoon.
“The cause of death is currently unknown, but Dorset Police have confirmed there were no suspicious circumstances,” they said.
In a statement on social media, the members of S Club 7 said, “I am truly devastated by the passing of my brother Paul. There are no words to describe the deep grief and sense of loss we are all feeling.”
“We are so lucky to have him in our lives and are grateful for the wonderful memories we have.
Formed in 1998 by Spice Girls music mogul Simon Fuller, S Club 7 got its start through a TV show about pop bands, much like The Monkees.
S Club 7 had a string of upbeat British hits that also became Top 10 hits in the US, including “Don’t Stop Movin’,” the bubblegum pop classic “Reach,” and the ballad “Never Had a Dream Come True.” Recorded.
In 2002, the group performed at a Buckingham Palace concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne.
Cattermole left the band the same year. In February, all original his members of S Club 7 announced his 25th anniversary tour, which is set to begin in October.