Anyone of Us by Gareth Gates

Anyone of Us

Song Information

"Anyone of Us (Stupid Mistake)" is the second single to be released from Pop Idol runner-up Gareth Gates' debut album, What My Heart Wants to Say. The song was written by Jörgen Elofsson, Per Magnusson and David Kreuger, and produced by Magnusson and Kreuger. The single was released in July 2002, entering the Top 40 at #1, while his first single, "Unchained Melody", was still in the charts. The single spent three weeks at #1 in the UK, as well as reaching number one in the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden. The video for the single was filmed in Venice, Italy. Show video tutorial!

About the Artist

Gareth Paul Gates (born 12 July 1984), is a singer hailing from Bradford, England. He came second in the first series of the ITV talent show Pop Idol. Gates overcame a stutter through the McGuire Programme, qualifying as a speech coach in 2004. He has sold over 3.5 million records. Gareth was born in Bradford to father Paul Gates and mother Wendy Gates. He has three sisters, Nicola (born 1985), Charlotte (born 1991), and Jessica (born 1991) and grew up with cousin James (born 1986) who was fostered by the family. His parents regularly foster other children. Gates joined Bradford Cathedral choir at age nine. He was head chorister at Bradford Cathedral by the age of eleven, singing solo for the Queen when she visited in 1997. Gates achieved Grade VIII in piano, classical guitar and singing. He had gained a place at the Royal Northern College of Music before the finals of Pop Idol.
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