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WhoDoYouThink
Spice Girls
Format(s) Vinyl record (12"),
assette, CD single
Writer(s) Richard Stannard
Matt Rowe
Spice Girls
Producer(s) Richard Stannard
Matt Rowe
Mama is a single by the Spice Girls.

BackgroundEdit

Mama was released as the fourth single from their debut album, Spice. It was released as a double A-side along with the Comic Relief music video for Who Do You Think You Are. The single sold in excess of 667,357 copies in the UK.

PromotionEdit

Live performancesEdit

The Spice Girls performed the song live at the following events:

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Music Video

Main Article: Mama (music video)

The music video of Mama was first shown in 1996.

ReceptionEdit

Chart performanceEdit

United Kingdom In the UK it was released as a double A-side along with Who Do You Think You Are, the song topped the charts for three consecutive weeks.

Europe In most European countries the song was released along with Who Do You Think You Are reaching the top in Ireland and the top ten in the Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland. In other countries the song was released as a separate single, in Austria the single become their first and only number one, staying at the top for one week, in Germany and Italy the song was more successful than "Who Do You Think You Are", reaching the top ten in both charts.

Charts, peaks and certificationsEdit

Chart positionsEdit

Chart (1997) Peak
position
Australian ARIA Singles Chart 13
Austrian Singles Chart 1
Belgian Singles Chart 10
Danish Singles Chart 10
Dutch Top 40 2
Finnish Singles Chart 15
German Singles Chart 4
Irish Singles Chart 1
Italian Singles Chart 10
New Zealand RIANZ Singles Chart 6
Norwegian Singles Chart 12
Swedish Singles Chart 5
Swiss Singles Chart 6
UK Singles Chart 1

CertificationsEdit

Country Certification Sales/shipments
Sweden Gold 20,000+
United Kingdom Platinum 667,357+
Worldwide Platinum 2,200,000

Formats and track listingsEdit

These are the formats and track listings of major single releases of "Mama".

  • UK CD1/Japanese CD
  1. "Mama" [radio version] - 3:40
  2. "Who Do You Think You Are" [radio version] - 3:44
  3. "Baby Come Round" - 3:22
  4. "Mama" [Biffco Mix] - 5:49
  • German CD
  1. "Mama" [radio version] - 3:40
  2. "Mama" [album version] - 5:03
  3. "Who Do You Think You Are" [radio version] - 3:44

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