All Saints (note: not The All Saints) are an English/Canadian pop music girl group that enjoyed considerable critical and commercial success. The group comprises founding members Melanie Blatt and Shaznay Lewis, and sisters Nicole and Natalie Appleton.
Both Melanie and Shaznay started their career by doing backing vocals at the ZTT Recording Studios on All Saints Road, London. In 1993, Mel, Shaznay, and the original third member Simone Rainford decided to record together. According to Simone, they thought of Spice as a name of their group, but they decided that it wasn't good enough All Saints, The Story Accessed Dec 31, 2005 and decided to call themselves All Saints 220.127.116.11. after the street where they have met and their year of birth. They were signed to ZTT Records.
In 1994, All Saints 18.104.22.168. performed for the first time at the Touch magazine stage at the Notting Hill Carnival.
Background group or band
Origin London, England
Genre Pop music Years active 1996-2001, 2006-present
Current members Natalie Appleton