‘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
Geri Halliwell’s comeback was three years in the making, but was there still room in the charts for a song like ‘Ride It’?
In stark contrast to Melanie C’s debut single, ‘Northern Star’ – the title track of her album – was a beautiful, introspective ballad.
‘Girlfriend’ earned Billie her second #1 single, though that was little surprise when it stuck so closely to the formula of her debut.
Despite the protestations of her comeback single, Stacie Orrico’s comeback was long overdue following a two-year hiatus.
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!
Emma Bunton’s ‘60s-inspired reinvention with ‘Free Me’ proved to be a stroke of genius as she launched her second album campaign.
Virgin Records sprang into action when ‘Just A Little While’ leaked ahead of its release. Still, things couldn’t get any worse…right?
‘Mama’ is rarely cited as a top Spice Girls track, but that doesn’t stop it being a genuinely lovely (and well-timed) tribute.
The final single from Lene Marlin’s debut album is another journey into the depths of a complex, talented teenage mind.