A lot of critics were particularly harsh on the Spice Girls, whose music was no better or worse than a lot of their boy-band contemporaries. (Oh come on, it was much better.) Vitriol was reserved for the Girls because they were too sexy or not sexy enough, or because they were sending out a feminist message that warped young girls' minds into thinking friendships were just as important as romantic relationships, or they were undermining all the work the riot grrrls had done by making 'Girl Power' into a corporate slogan. Well, fuck all that. They were a heap of fun and *anything* that encourages females to support instead of hate each other gets a big tick from me (to think Mean Girls would be the dominant meme of girl culture a mere 7 years later.) They live in a double-decker bus that's bigger on the inside. Elvis Costello appears as a bartender. Meatloaf is their driver and makes a joke about he loves the girls and he'd do anything for them, but he won't do that. An alien squeezes Scary Spice's boob. *SPOILER* - they make it to Albert Hall in time for their concert.
It's the Spice Girls' world - we just live in it.
- Current Location:Outer sounds of the suburbs
- Current Mood: gloomy
- Current Music:Tori Amos - Abnormally Attracted To SIn