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.
‘We’re Not Gonna Sleep Tonight’ was remixed into a Latin-tinged uptempo. But did this girl power anthem sound a bit too familiar?
‘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.
‘Take My Breath Away’ is one of Emma Bunton’s biggest hits, which makes it all the more surprising that it’s so often overlooked.
The lead single from Atomic Kitten’s second album might have been called ‘It’s OK!’, but they needn’t have been so modest.
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.
Billie Piper’s final single saw her inviting fans to join her on the ‘Walk Of Life’, but it was a journey she ended up taking alone.