I find it comical that Victoria Beckham ever had a singing career. Don’t get me wrong – I love the Spice Girls. Some of my fondest childhood memories involve me jamming out to a recording of Wannabe on a cheap little cassette tape. I idolized those five girls and would never deny that, as a whole, Spice Girls were amazing. They were a hit 90’s pop phenomenon, and I mourn for the group’s ultimate break up… but not over Posh’s disappearance from the music scene. Never. And here are a couple of reasons why:
First of all, Posh was boring. She wasn’t fun like any of the other girls. Always sporting a sour look, Posh was completely uninterested in being bubbly and girly like the other Spice members. Yes, Sporty wasn’t very ‘girly’ either, but I think her high energy and enthusiasm excuses her from wearing those insane platform shoes and tiny, faux-leather skirts (gosh, what were they thinking?). Not to mention, Sporty actually had an amazing voice. Unlike Posh. Which leads us to our next point.
Look at her. She looks so boring.
Posh does not know how sing. Have you ever noticed in many of their songs, each Spice usually has a few moments of personal show-off time where they’d belt out a solo? Posh gets close to zero private airtime. Because she can’t sing.
Girls, what are you wearing?
And lastly, she had that weird hand-pointing pose that made me uncomfortable.
Aren’t you glad that’s over?
Anyway, to sign off, I shall leave you with the following YouTube clip of the first and (thank goodness) single Posh came out with after the Spice breakup in 2001. I hope you enjoy:
Written by Estelle Yuen.