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A big Zig-A-Zig-AHHHH to all of you!! We are James and John (A Brit And A Yank, the hosts of this Spice Girl extravaganza. In this podcast you can expect to hear us discussing the groups songs, albums and music. We'll delve into their solo careers, current affairs and, of course, any gossip! Sit back, relax and soak up all the love we have have for Scary, Baby, Ginger, Sporty and Posh. A Brit And A Yank Productions

A big Zig-A-Zig-AHHHH to all of you!! We are James and John (A Brit And A Yank, the hosts of this Spice Girl extravaganza. In this podcast you can expect to hear us discussing the groups songs, albums and music. We'll delve into their solo careers, current affairs and, of course, any gossip! Sit back, relax and soak up all the love we have have for Scary, Baby, Ginger, Sporty and Posh. A Brit And A Yank Productions
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A big Zig-A-Zig-AHHHH to all of you!! We are James and John (A Brit And A Yank, the hosts of this Spice Girl extravaganza. In this podcast you can expect to hear us discussing the groups songs, albums and music. We'll delve into their solo careers, current affairs and, of course, any gossip! Sit back, relax and soak up all the love we have have for Scary, Baby, Ginger, Sporty and Posh. A Brit And A Yank Productions

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Spice Girls: Return of the Spice Girls Tour

6/13/2019
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The 2019 Spice Girls reunion is upon us all but before this stadium tour, we had the 2007/08 global arena tour - "Return of the Spice Girls" - the iconic tour that saw all five Spice Girls come back together. Yep, Emma, Mel C, Mel B, Geri and Victoria performed all the classics and danced their little hearts out. John reminisces about all his favorite parts of the tour but, unfortunately, James lived in the middle of nowhere during this time and never got to see it. Thankfully, some amazing...

Duration:01:20:59

Spice Girls: Emma Bunton (Solo)

5/24/2019
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It's all about BABY LOVE as we wrap up our solo Spice episodes with the incredible career of Emma Bunton. Baby Spice is the only Spice Girl to release recent music with "My Happy Place" so they spend some time talking about those gorgeous covers. Bunton can do no wrong so it was hard the for the hosts to pick their favorite Emma moments within the Spice Girls but "2 Become 1" is a stand out for both of them. They dial it all the way back to when "What I Am" was the theme song to her own show...

Duration:01:26:29

Spice Girls: Geri (Solo)

5/14/2019
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Oh Geri Halliwell, you creative genius, thank you for the music! James and John talk all things Ginger Spice, starting with her pre Spice Girl departure and giving their opinions on where she shined best within the group. Touching on her younger years as presenter and topless model on Page 3, they then have to wonder if "Look At Me" was a reference to those early days, they certainly know it's about putting Ginger to rest, as per the iconic music video where Geri holds her own funeral. More...

Duration:01:20:00

Spice Girls: Mel B (Solo)

5/8/2019
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Oh yeh, Feels So Good, you'll love this one, like you should. An entire episode dedicated Scary Spice, Mel B, Melanie B, Melanie Brown. It turns out to be James and John's longest episode so far because she has such a vibrant career and personal life! They bring on super Spice Girl fan, James Clarke, to help them along on their scary journey and what a wild ride it is. From every hosting every possible talent show like America's Got Talent and X Factor, to starring in movies with Tom Hardy -...

Duration:01:32:21

Spice Girls: Victoria Beckham (Solo)

5/1/2019
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Easy V doesn't come for free and apparently we can't pay her enough to perform at the Spice World 2019 Tour - DEVASTATION. Instead, James and John spend some time looking at Victoria Beckham's entire career spanning the music, the tv, books and the fashion, dahling. Starting with her role in the Spice Girls and what Posh brought to the table and what lead to her first breakout hit 'Out Of your Mind' and there are some tensions between the hosts on if this was a hit or not. Then of course,...

Duration:01:12:37

Spice Girls: Melanie C (Solo)

4/25/2019
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Sporty, Mel C, Melanie C, she's the Spice Girl with biggest back catalogue and all the awards. James and John invite Jake Giles on to chat about Mel C's entire career. Jake is a fellow Spice fan and Mel C is his favorite, so he decided to join them and, quite frankly, school James and John about Sporty's plethora of albums. They start from the beginning and talk a little about Melanie C's pivotal role within the Spice Girls and their favorite and least favorite Mel C moments on some of those...

Duration:01:10:25

Spice Girls: FOREVER Album

4/20/2019
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Forever turned out to be not very long at all. The third Spice Girl featuring Posh, Baby, Scary and Sporty was a whole different sound to what Spice fans were used to and James and John waste no time in dissecting the tracks. Actually, they do waste some time at the beginning as they haven't seen each other for a while and get everyone up-to-speed on what's been happening plus all the current Spice Girls' news: Emma Bunton's new album release, Victoria Beckham's birthday and the reunion tour...

Duration:01:00:11

Spice Girls: Holler / Let Love Lead The Way

4/10/2019
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James and John discuss the Spice Girls' dual release singles; Holler and Let Love Lead The Way. Before they dig deep into both singles they discuss some Spice news - the photo circling Twitter of Victoria having an alleged anxiety ahead of the Olympics show, Emma Bunton's new album release in a few days and Youtube's 'The Honest Vocal Coach' mesmerized by the Spice Girls' vocals on a live performance of 'Too Much'. Switching focus they move on to Holler, the RnB number 1 from the new Spice...

Duration:00:46:41

Spice Girls: Goodbye Geri

4/3/2019
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Geri Halliwell left the Spice Girls and things will 'Never Be The Same Again'. A slightly somber vibe on this episode because there is no way James and John can talk about the moment that changed music forever. Both of them remember where they were when the heard the shocking news that Ginger had left the band. This, of course, lead to the release of 'Goodbye' - an epic ballad with a cinematic music video. TEARS. TEARS. TEARS. But somehow, through the sadness there is still time for them to...

Duration:00:42:16

Spice Girls: SPICE WORLD - The Movie

3/28/2019
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THEY DON'T JUST SING - the tagline on the Spice Girls movie debut, Spice World! James and John dedicate an entire episode to the acting skills of Baby, Scary, Ginger, Sporty and Posh. Quickly deciding that Victoria Beckham was the breakout star of the movie with her one-liners and iconic scene stealing acting, Posh Spice should've received and Oscar for this. In amongst the discussions of cameos and dance numbers, James reveals the crime he committed whilst working on Spice World - shocker....

Duration:01:02:11

Spice Girls: SPICEWORLD Album

3/22/2019
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Spiceworld: The Album is ICONIC. 10 amazing tracks, not a skippable song in sight. The perfect follow up to the first Spice girls album. James & John go track by track and dissect the lyrics and the music. There are discussions about 'Never Give Up On The Good Times' being the follow up to 'Who Do You Think You Are', 'Do It' being a total motivation power anthem AND speaking of motivation, melavation, baby nation, CRAZY NATION - they gush over 'Move Over' from the epic Pepsi commercial. We...

Duration:00:58:18

Spice Girls: Viva Forever

3/7/2019
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James and John have spicey guest, Anna Moghaddam, on this episode all about Viva Forever, the Spice Girl's fourth single release from their second album 'Spiceworld'. The last song released featuring Geri before she left Emma, Mel B, Mel C and Victoria in the lurch! So, because it's Anna's favorite song they decided to have her on to talk through the deep and meaningful lyrics, the whacky music video featuring the cute (and sometimes evil) looking fairies. They can agree the song itself is...

Duration:00:44:39

Spice Girls: Stop

3/2/2019
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Stop right now because James and John have a lot to talk about on this episode! The big news this week was Emma Bunton's new song 'Baby please Don't Stop' so they share their thoughts on the song and the music video and their anticipation for her new album. John goes off topic again so he can talk about the Oscars but don't worry James pulls him back on the Spice Girls track and they talk all things STOP. Where was it filmed? What was Mel B wearing? How many more times can Victoria Beckham...

Duration:00:40:32

Spice Girls: Too Much

2/20/2019
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James and John talk too much on this 'Too Much' themed episode. They talk about the time they met their favorite Spice Girls, Mel B and Emma Bunton - stories you will not want to miss! John can't help but keep his birthday week going so gets us up-to-date with his celebrations, which almost ended badly because of an active shooter at work. The drama! They spend some time chatting about the epic 'Too Much' music video and, as always, the B SIDES!

Duration:00:46:56

Spice Girls: Spice Up Your Life

2/13/2019
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James and John spice up their lives as they fully immerse themselves in the first single from the Spice Girls second album - Spiceworld. Before they can slam it to the left, John demands they celebrate his birthday, James shakes it to the right and gets things back on track. Between all the singing they chat about flying surfboards, the weird B-side track and complain about the crappy old cameras they were forced to take pictures with at the Spice Girls concerts.

Duration:00:38:08

Spice Girls: SPICE Album

2/6/2019
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Well, where to start? James and John work their way through the entire first album 'SPICE'. Stopping by each track to share there favorite lyrics, song moments and fun facts. John rants about the pop industry's attitudes towards female singers, James can't figure out what the word is for someone who plays a harmonica is. It's really an epic episode full of laughs, stories, singing and somehow, car sex.

Duration:00:48:22

Spice Girls: Mama/Who Do You Think You Are

1/30/2019
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It's been quite a week for James and John. They've both had emotional moments with their mums/moms, perfectly timed for the Mama episode. They argue over whether Mama is a regular ballad or an uptempo ballad. Does it even matter? They discuss Victoria Beckham's latest interview where she reveals she will be at the tour. Also Geri's Instagram account gets analyzed. Finally, they discuss the epic music video for Who Do You Think You are ft. Sugar Lumps, which sparks conversation about...

Duration:00:41:57

Spice Girls: 2 Become 1

1/18/2019
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James and John talk about the safe sex message behind the Spice Girls first ballad. They also question why the single version was different to the album version, what exactly happened that made them switch Geri out with Victoria? And they talk about the first time they 'put it on, put it on'.

Duration:00:26:57

Spice Girls: Say You'll Be There

1/18/2019
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James and John high-kick and back-bend their way through this episode. They talk about who looked the best or worst in the music video, the art of harmonica playing and argue over whether a man appears in the video or not.

Duration:00:26:05

Spice Girls: Wannabe

1/18/2019
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James and John take a trip down memory lane to talk about WANNABE! They share where they were when they first heard it, what the Spice Girls meant to them and what on earth zig-a-zig-ah actually means.

Duration:00:31:47