‘Stop’ is still broadly defined by being the first Spice Girls song not to reach #1, but there’s so much more to it than that.
With sponsorship deals galore, plus a movie and video game in the pipeline, there was no stopping the Spice Girls as they claimed a second Christmas #1
In just under three minutes, the Spice Girls changed the face of pop music forever with their debut single.
‘Mama’ is rarely cited as a top Spice Girls track, but that doesn’t stop it being a genuinely lovely (and well-timed) tribute.
Could Victoria Beckham seriously pull off a hip-hop reinvention with ‘This Groove’? Or perhaps more to the point, was she even trying to?
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’.
There was a sizeable market for a song like ‘A Mind Of Its Own’, even if it wasn’t one you’d typically associate with Victoria Beckham.
‘Let Your Head Go’ saw Victoria Beckham strike a compromise with her new record label, while also showcasing her brilliant sense of humour.
‘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.