Spice Girls
Released 4 November 1996
Length 00:40:07
Producer(s) Matt Rowe, Richard Stannard
Label(s) Virgin Records

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Track listing
  1. Wannabe
  2. Say You'll Be There
  3. 2 Become 1
  4. Love Thing
  5. Last Time Lover
  6. Mama
  7. Who Do You Think You Are
  8. Something Kinda Funny
  9. Naked
  10. If U Can't Dance


Early WorkEdit

The group then called Touch felt insecure about the lack of agreement and were frustrated with the direction in which Management Heart was driving them. In October 1994, armed with a catalog of demos and dance routines, the group began touring management agencies. They began to meet with producers, musicians and other business executives, among them were the composer Tim Hawes, and writers Richard Stannard and Matt Rowe. Hawes worked with the group and noted the progress in their singing and writing skills. Together they composed a song called Sugar and Spice, which served as inspiration for the group's name change to Spice eventually the name was changed back to Spice Girls. Spice Girls.

On March 3, 1995, because of the group's frustration at their management's unwillingness to listen to their visions and ideas, they parted from Heart Management. The group stole the master recordings of their discography from the management offices in order to ensure they kept full control of their own work.

The album has recently been rereleased on Vinyl and on 4th November 2016 celebrated its 20th Anniversary.

Spice rereleased on Vinyl for 20th Anniversary in 2016

The 20th Anniversary Vinyl reissue of Spice.

Wow Spice in Vinyl

The Vinyl cover for the 20th Anniversary reissue.



Additional personnelEdit

  • Absolute – multiple instruments
  • Jackie Drew – violin
  • Eric Gooden – background vocals
  • Judd Lander – harmonica
  • Greg Lester – guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Perry Montague-Mason – leader
  • Mary Pearce – background vocals
  • Matt Rowe – keyboard
  • Richard Stannard – keyboard, background vocals
  • Tony Ward – cello


  • Producers – Absolute, Andy Bradfield, Matt Rowe, Richard Stannard
  • Engineers – Adrian Bushby, Al Stone, Jeremy Wheatley
  • Assistant engineers – Adam Brown, Patrick McGovern
  • Mixing – Absolute, Andy Bradfield, Mark "Spike" Stent, Al Stone, Dave Way
  • Programming – Pete Davis, Matt Rowe, Richard Stannard, Statik, Paul Waller, Dave Way
  • Arrangers – Craig Armstrong, Mark Beswick
  • Orchestra contractor – Isobel Griffiths