Without doubt, THE most exciting and genuinely amazing pop moment of 2012… the return of the Spice Girls to celebrate the closing of the Olympic Games in London.
There had been speculation swirling around for a couple of years, about whether Emma, Melanie B, Victoria, Geri and Melanie C would come together to close the games. It was enthralling and intoxicating when they finally appeared from the black taxi cabs to deliver a mash-up of ‘Wannabe’ and ‘Spice Up Your Life’. Their performance was the absolute highlight of the closing ceremony – it injected fun, colour, energy and a sense of celebration to proceedings. The vibrancy was infectious and it was thrilling to see all five Spice Girls together once more.
The one night reunion, set Twitter trending alight, was seen by an astonishing 26million people in the UK alone and to date, is the most watched video on the official Olympic YouTube channel.
Simply, it was sheer perfection… the sense of pride and glory, still swells in the hearts of all Spice Girls fans everywhere and will continue to do so for many years to come. Here is THAT performance, once more…