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Spice Girls’ hold “secret” world tour talks

By | Published on Monday 15 November 2021

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The Spice Girls are reportedly planning another reunion. I’m not sure we’ve had the last reunion yet, but whatever. There are going to be some tour dates in 2023. Possibly.

All of this was reported yesterday by The Sun On Sunday, which revealed that “very confidential” talks took place last week between the group’s members. Or, at least, most of them.

Mel Brown, Emma Bunton and Geri Halliwell all met at the Mandeville Hotel in London, with Mel Chisholm joining them via Zoom. Victoria Beckham did not join in, but apparently it’s hoped that she can nevertheless be convinced to join them for at least one show.

This particular meeting reportedly took place after Adele urged Mel B to get the group back together again when the latter appeared as a special guest on the former’s ‘An Audience With Adele’ TV show. That was filmed earlier this month and will air on ITV1 this Sunday at 7.25pm. But we’re not here to talk about that. We’re here to talk about this Spice Girls tour that’s definitely happening.

News of the latest reunion plan comes via “insiders”, one of whom is quoted as saying: “The four girls have been discussing a world tour for a while, and this very confidential meeting was put in the diary so they could iron out the final details. The current plan is [that] the tour will begin in Australia and go from there. They are all very excited that the wheels are now in motion, and are hoping to give their fans a 2023 tour bigger and better than 2019”.

Referencing that Adele connection, the source said robotically: “One person who will definitely be in the audience is Adele. She is a real superfan, and told Mel seeing the girls in 2019 made her year”.

Adele is a superfan indeed. As that “insider” notes, she was at the final show of the last Spice Girls reunion tour in 2019, and wept when the group performed her song ‘Someone Like You’. She did also admit to being quite drunk though. So maybe she can relive all that in 2023. If this tour does go ahead.