Spice Up Your Life Redux
The newly reunited Spice Girls hit the stage at the Staples Center for two sold out nights this past Wednesday and Friday. Today's LA Times review says the girls are "thinner and more plastic than ever" and that "the show was even more elaborate and pyro- technic than the British pop group's 1998 L.A. debut at the Forum." However, the article goes on to say that the spectacle "played more like a Broadway production surveying their career, a clockwork affair devoid of spontaneity or genuine emotion" and "although the audience sang heartily along, the songs were rather beside the point."
Err, um, "Girl Power" anyone? Did we really need the Brit pop divas to come back together? Take a look at this video of their ten-year old hit "Spice Up Your Life" from Wednesday's Staples Center show and decide for yourself if it holds up.