Entertainment Spice Girls: a remake of the "Wannabe" music video in preparation for the song's 25th anniversary?

15:12  21 september  2020
15:12  21 september  2020 Source:   elle.fr

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On July 8, 2021, the Spice Girls will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their hit “Wannabe”. The opportunity for the group to come together and offer a new version of the music video for this legendary hit.

  Spice Girls : un remake du clip « Wannabe » en préparation pour les 25 ans de la chanson ? © Munns Neil / PA Photos / ABACA

Failing not being able to organize a tour for their birthday, made impossible by the coronavirus pandemic, the British group plans to film a new version of the cult clip of their very first hit "Wannabe "On the occasion of the song's 25 years on July 8, 2021.

" Give something very special to their fans "

According to" The Sun ", a source close said:" The Spice Girls wanted to leave on tour in 2021 to mark this big anniversary, but now that is no longer possible because of the pandemic. They talk to each other all the time and they try to come up with new ideas to celebrate this big day. Mel C suggested making a new version of the "Wannabe" music video. There are so many options and nothing is impossible. They want to give their fans something very special. "

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Dating back to 1996," Wannabe "was number one on the charts that same year. It was the band's best-selling song. Her music video, directed by Johan Camitz, was filmed at the entrance and on the staircase of the former Midland Grand Hotel in St Pancras, London in a single shot. However, stylist Victoria Beckman and ex-member of the Spice Girls which she composed with Melanie Brown, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton and Melanie Chisholm, will likely miss the call for the remake of the video for their legendary hit. She hadn't participated in before their return in 2019 .

"We never really realized our impact"

Recently, Melanie C, the instigator of this project, opened up about the band and their tour of the last year. A tour in which she really saw the impact and importance of the Spice Girls. “Being on stage with the girls inspired me so much and made me so positive. We never really realized our impact until last year, "she said. She also shared one of the group’s biggest regrets, not having filmed their concerts.

"So many people came from across the world and spent a lot to see us, so there's that part of you that wants it to be a unique experience, a magical moment suspended in time. But a lot of people weren't too happy about it - including us, actually, because it would have been great fun to be able to watch and experience this again, "she said.

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