LONDON – Four original members of the iconic British pop band the Spice Girls, who provided the soundtrack for millions growing up in the 1990s, announced on Monday a stadium tour in the United Kingdom.
Scary Spice Melanie Brown, Sporty Spice Melanie Chisolm, Baby Spice Emma Bunton and Ginger Spice Geri Halliwell made the announcement on the band’s official Twitter page. The remaining original member, Victoria Beckham, who was known as Posh Spice, was not included in the lineup.
The tour runs from June 1-15, 2019, and will see the quartet visiting Manchester, Coventry, Sunderland, Edinburgh, Bristol and London.
The Spice Girls are widely credited with altering the global music scene in the late 1990s and early 2000s, paving the way for a pop revival and leading to a boom in similar girl band successes.
The group’s first album “Spice” (1996) went onto garner multi-platinum status in 27 countries and sold over 85 million copies worldwide, while the second studio album “Spice World” sold over 13 million copies globally.