Spice Girls announce 25th-anniversary reissue of debut album 'Spice' with unheard tracks
The Spice Girls are releasing a limited edition of their debut album Spice featuring unheard tracks to mark its 25th anniversary.
Victoria Beckham, Mel B, Geri Horner, Mel C and Emma Bunton are celebrating their individual Spice personas – Posh, Scary, Ginger, Sporty, Ginger and Baby – with individual vinyl and cassette versions of the album available for fans to choose from.
The band announced on Twitter: "SURPRISE!!To mark the 25th Anniversary of our debut album ‘Spice’ we are releasing a limited edition collection of vinyl and cassettes PLUS a 2CD deluxe featuring some previously unreleased tracks and demos.
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"Thank you to the best fans in the world for your continued support and for sticking with us 25 years on, we love you!!! #SPICE25"
SURPRISE!! 🎉 To mark the 25th Anniversary of our debut album ‘Spice’ we are releasing a limited edition collection of vinyl and cassettes PLUS a 2CD deluxe featuring some previously unreleased tracks and demos. You can pre-order now 💕 #SPICE25 - https://t.co/0puSjzmONB pic.twitter.com/qJR70ClHyx
— Spice Girls (@spicegirls) September 1, 2021
The new double-disc CD album of Spice features previously unreleased demos of Last Time Lover, If U Can't Dance and .
Spice 25 is available to preorder now from the Spice Girls official website and is released on Friday 29 October.
Originally released on 4 November, 1996, Spice reached No 1 in album charts all around the world, including in the UK and the US.
Earlier this year the band celebrated the 25th anniversary of their debut single Wannabe with an EP of a previously unreleased track Feed Your Love, which will also feature on the new album's CD edition.
The also released a Wannabe Pride T-shirt, designed by Beckham.
There has been much speculation that the Spice Girls would reunite in 2021 to mark the 25th anniversary of the release of Wannabe.
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In 2019 Scary, Ginger, Sporty and Baby toured the UK and Ireland. Beckham met the rest of the band prior to the announcement of the live shows, but declined to join them.
Later that same year Mel B claimed Beckham would be joining the girlband to perform if they headlined Glastonbury in 2020 – but the music festival was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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