I am not afraid or ashamed to admit that i was a massive Spice Girls fan in school – the biggest. My best friend and i would sing the songs together at break, we’d recreate the music videos and pour over magazine articles. Her favourite Spice was Baby Spice and mine was always Sporty Spice (this might or might not have had something to do with my Liverpool FC fanatacism).
Now, a good decade later, my *once idol* has decided to take a crack at the charts again. Before i clicked play on the video – i was excited… Melanie C looks better than ever and nowhere near her age (almost 40). About 40seconds into the song i just gave up… There is nothing quite as heartbreaking as losing respect for a childhood hero.
Listen, if you dare:
For old times’ sake: