S Club 7 Member Paul Cattermole Passes Away, Age 46

8 April 2023 | 8:37 am | Mary Varvaris

“We are truly devastated by the passing of our brother Paul."

(Source: S Club 7 Twitter)

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S Club 7 superstar Paul Cattermole has died, aged 46. In a statement from his family and bandmates, the cause of death has not yet been confirmed, but “suspicious circumstances” have been ruled out.

“It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of our beloved son and brother Paul Cattermole,” the statement reads. 

"Paul was found yesterday, 6 April, at his home in Dorset and was pronounced dead later that afternoon,” the statement continues. “While the cause of death is currently unknown, Dorset Police has confirmed that there were no suspicious circumstances.”

S Club 7 left their own tribute on social media, writing, “We are truly devastated by the passing of our brother Paul. There are no words to describe the deep sadness and loss we all feel. We were so lucky to have had him in our lives and are thankful for the amazing memories we have.

“He will be so deeply missed by each and every one of us. We ask that you respect the privacy of his family and of the band at this time.”

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His death is tragic and arrives just weeks after the band announced that all seven members would reunite for a 25th-anniversary tour. The reunion run would’ve been the band’s first show in nine years. While it was touted as a UK and Ireland tour, Aussies at Pedestrian were ready to book flights.

After forming in 1998, the band became one of the most successful groups out of the UK, winning the BRIT Awards for Best Breakthrough Act in 2000 and British Single Of The Year with Don’t Stop Movin’ in 2002. S Club 7 are also known and loved for their hits, S Club Party, Reach, and Two In A Million.

Their debut album, S Club, released in 1999, debuted at #17 in Australia.