In just under three minutes, the Spice Girls changed the face of pop music forever with their debut single.
Melanie B’s tender ode to her daughter allegedly came with an ultimatum from Virgin Records: it had to reach the top five, or else!
‘Mama’ is rarely cited as a top Spice Girls track, but that doesn’t stop it being a genuinely lovely (and well-timed) tribute.
‘I Want You Back’ was a watershed moment for the Spice Girls as Melanie B became the first to break rank and release a solo single.
The Spice Girls’ ‘Goodbye’ was a tribute not just to the end of a friendship, but the end of the group as we knew it.
Somewhere within the contentious ‘Forever’ project lies a very good song in ‘Holler’. If you can disassociate it from the Spice Girls…
The summer of 1997 saw Spice Girls fans eagerly guzzling 6½ litres of Pepsi to obtain the exclusive promotional single ‘Step To Me’.
‘Let Love Lead The Way’ is a worthy addition to the Spice Girls’ catalogue, albeit one perhaps best enjoyed out of context.
‘Spice Up Your Life’ saw the Spice Girls launch their second album with another signature hit, while this time stamping their trademark all over it.
Out of the chaos surrounding Geri Halliwell’s sudden departure from the Spice Girls came the group’s serendipitously beautiful swansong: ‘Viva Forever’
By the time Feels So Good was released, Melanie B’s debut album campaign was close to dying of old age having spanned almost three years.