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Rachel Stevens

Born 9 April 1978.
Rachel Stevens

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Rachel Lauren Stevens (born 9 April 1978) is an English singer-songwriter, actress, television presenter, model and businesswoman. She was a member of the pop group S Club between 1999 and 2003. She released her solo debut studio album Funky Dory that September, 2003. The album reached number nine on the UK album chart and the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) awarded the it with a gold certification in October 2003. Two singles, "Sweet Dreams My LA Ex" and "Funky Dory", were initially released from the album: "Sweet Dreams My LA Ex" peaked at number two in the UK and received a silver certification from the BPI. In July 2004, Stevens released the single "Some Girls" as a charity record for Sport Relief, and the single's success prompted Polydor to re-issue Funky Dory with three new songs. Come and Get It, her second studio album, was released in October 2005. It charted no higher than #28 in the UK, although two of its three singles managed to reach the Top 10. Between 2005 and 2008 Stevens starring some films as Suzie Gold, Spider-Plant Man, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo and Glendogie Bogey.

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  1. Review of Come and Get It

    Come and Get It 2005

    Reviewed by Talia Kraines
    Quite simply, it's the pop album of the year and a far cry from the wilting 'Funky Dory'.
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