Bradley McIntosh

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Bradley McIntosh
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Background information
Birth name Bradley John McIntosh
Also known as City Boy Soul
Born (1981-08-08) 8 August 1981 (age 33)
London, England
Genres Pop, R&B
Occupations Singer
Years active 1999–present
Labels Concept
(2006–present)
Associated acts City Boy (sometimes City Boy Soul), S Club 7, Upper Street, Juggy D, Party Dark

Bradley John "City Boy Soul" McIntosh (born 8 August 1981) is an English singer, songwriter and actor. He was a member of the pop group S Club where he enjoyed five years of hit singles, arena tours and awards. [1][2]

Early life[edit]

Born in South London, he attended Ashmole School. McIntosh was born to musical parents, both of Jamaican descent (Lorraine and Steve McIntosh, both achieved success with The Cool Notes).[3]

Career[edit]

1999–03: Career with S Club[edit]

Main article: S Club

McIntosh's major breakthrough came in 1999 when he became a member of the pop group S Club. The group had 11 top 5 UK singles, of which four were number ones, and they released four albums, which were all awarded Platinum status in the UK. Their biggest hits were Have You Ever, Don't Stop Movin' and Never Had a Dream Come True. The group starred in their own television series, After their debut big- screen adventure film, Seeing Double, the group disbanded in 2003 and went their separate ways after releasing a greatest hits album and single.

2006–2008: Upper Street[edit]

In 2006 McIntosh starred in an MTV's show, called Totally Boyband. Other people starring were members of disbanded groups. He became part of a boyband, Upper Street made up of ex-group members. The groups that each member was from were 911, Steps, Another Level and New Kids on the Block. They released their first (and only) single, "The One", in 2006, but it was a commercial disaster and charted at #35 in the UK Singles Chart. Also in 2006 he took part in Celebrity Sport Relief Boxing against Jack Osbourne.[4]

2009–present: City Boy Soul and producer[edit]

Bradley has written for and produced songs with the likes of JLS, Gak Jonze and former Sugababe, Mutya Buena.[5][6] Further to this, he regularly performs at top UK student nights, having performed at the nationwide weekly JUICED event, every Friday at Wahoo Brighton and also at Voodoo Lounge in Southampton. Furthermore, he has played in cities such as Keele, and Preston.

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK
[7]
"The One" (with Upper Street) 2006 35 non-album single
"Be Ok" (as City Boy Soul) 2011 non-album single
"—" denotes singles that did not chart or were not released

Other appearances[edit]

Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"Hands Up" 2008 Robbie Glover Robbie Glover - EP
"The Bangle Remix " (as City Boy Bradley) 2009 Taj E Sik N Twisted
"Let's Go" 2010 Party Dark Ministry of Sound: Addicted to Bass Winter 2010
"Rock Boi" 2011 Gak Jonze non-album song

Filmography[edit]

Television
Year Title Role Notes
1999 Miami 7 Bradley Co-lead role; Children's BBC Original Series
2000 L.A. 7 Bradley Co-lead role; Children's BBC Original Series
2000 S Club 7 Go Wild! Bradley Co-lead role; Reality TV series
2001 Hollywood 7 Bradley Co-lead role; Children's BBC Original Series
2001 S Club Search Mentor/Himself/Judge
2002 Viva S Club Bradley Co-lead role; Children's BBC Original Series
2006 Just the Two of Us Mentor/Himself/Judge Season 1; Episode 6
2006 Totally Boyband Himself Reality TV series
2006
2007
The Friday Night Project Himself/Various role Episode 1; Season 2
Episode 2; Season 4
Films
Year Title Role Notes
1999 The Greatest Store in the World Himself Supporting role; TV movie
1999 Back to the '50s Bradley Co-lead role
1999 Boyfriends & Birthdays Bradley Co-lead role
2003 Seeing Double Bradley Co-lead role
2010 Amoc Scott Main role

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Party of Se7en". Angelfire.com. Retrieved 2011-06-30. 
  2. ^ "S Club 7's Tina Barrett Talks To Holy Moly about her return to pop | Music Interviews". Holy Moly!. Retrieved 2012-03-24. 
  3. ^ "S Club Media". S Club Media. 2002-01-13. Retrieved 2011-12-31. 
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ "Bradley Interview".  - 9 September 2010.
  6. ^ "Bradley works with Mutya Buena".  - 10 December 2010.
  7. ^ "The Official Charts Company - Bradley McIntosh". The Official Charts Company. 6 May 2013.