LONDON (AFP) – The Spice Girls on Monday (Nov 5) launched particulars of a 2019 Britain reunion tour which can see them play Wembley Stadium, Britain’s largest venue, however all with out Victoria Beckham.
The 1990s pop phenomenon will take the stage in six British cities subsequent yr, together with Manchester on June 1, the Scottish capital Edinburgh per week later and culminating at Wembley on June 15.
All 5 former bandmates introduced plans earlier this yr to carry out collectively once more for the primary time since 2012, however Beckham – “Posh Spice” – confirmed on Monday reviews she is not going to participate.
In a video shared on the band’s newly-created Twitter account, the 4 remaining members staged a mock news broadcast to substantiate the tour, that includes them beginning to sing one among their previous songs.
Beckham, now a revered designer, then additionally took to social media, posting a photograph of the foursome alongside a press release.
“I won’t be joining my girls on stage again but being in the Spice Girls was a hugely important part of my life and I wish my girls so much love and fun as they go back on tour,” she wrote on Instagram.
Ahead of the announcement Melanie Brown (Scary Spice) left the door open to Beckham’s attainable involvement.
“It’s just the four of us that are fully confirmed, but you know, Vic might join us at some point,” she informed Britain’s ITV.
“She’s got a full-on life with all of her work commitments and her fashion line and her kids, so, she’s just kind of not committing just yet,” Brown added.
The group have bought 85 million albums worldwide.
Only two of their 11 singles failed to achieve primary on the British charts, whereas their first three singles all hit the US prime 5.
The five-piece fashioned in 1994, break up in 2000 however reunited for a world tour in 2007.
They received collectively once more to carry out on the London 2012 Olympics closing ceremony and likewise collaborated then for the launch of the Spice Girls musical “Viva Forever!”.
An anticipated comeback in 2016 with three bandmates did not materialise.
Tickets for the brand new tour will go on sale on Saturday.