Thursday, January 5, 2006

Classic Hits: Spice Girls - Wannabe

"Wannabe" is the debut single by the British girl group the Spice Girls. Written by the group members with Matt Rowe and Richard Stannard during the group's first professional songwriting session. It was produced by Matt Rowe and Richard Stannard for the group's debut album "Spice" released on in November 1996. This dance-pop with a little touch of pop rap and hip-hop wannabe is an uptempo dance song. Geri Halliwell and Melanie Brown were rapping on the song. This song is talk about the value of female friendship over the heterosexual bond.  The official music video was produced by Johan Camitz.

Virgin Records released "Wannabe" as Compact Disc single on 8 July 1996, there are also available cassette single and 12-inch single. "Wannabe" gained the success and reached #1 on the U.K. Single Charts in 1996. Also, in 1997 "Wannabe" also reached #1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

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