Tuesday, 19 July 2016

QUIZ: Spice Up Your Girls!

Today is a proud day in British history.

Many achievements have been fought for and won throughout the centuries but the world never looked at us with such respect and admiration as this very date twenty years ago when the following epoch shattering moment occurred...



I can still remember where I was, although for decency I'll spare you what I was doing. Being a indie kid I should've loathed the Spices and all the gooey, hugging pure pop they stood for and yet, despite fancying them rotten, I couldn't help but be swept away by the sheer joy of the singles which would only get better and better throughout the next 18 months. When contrasted to the dreary post-Britpop indie fallout of the time, its easy to see why the nation embraced them with such love and inappropriate touching.

But it wasn't all Spice Spice Spice in the 90s, no ma'am, as some of the greatest pop of the decade had been performed by girl groups. Along with a load of old forgotten shite like Girl Thing, Girls@Play and Girly Girl Girlingtons Group (although I may have just made that one up). I wont have a bad word said about 21st Century Girls, mind who were bloody great fun.



Anyway, a quiz. Yes. When given a photo and a lyric from one of their biggest hits...

...can you name these all-female 90s musical acts? 







Now I know what, you're all thinking, "Wot? No Buffalo G?" Well yes, I understand your pain but they were sadly only active in 2000 and thus do not qualify for this 90s-centric pop quiz. But I think we can all enjoy their top hit again now...

 

 Thank you to everyone who continues to share these quizzes on Twitter and Facebook.  The warm weather means less people online so it means a lot to see they're appreciated. And if you think "Oh I didn't share that!" maybe start today? Its fun and you could win a prize*! (*statements are unconnected)

And to all the bands featured, I hope you're all still happy and smiling today. Thanks for all the fun!

Here's a playlist with some of my favourites...



We shall never see their like again...