Postal clients in Britain will quickly have the chance to spruce up their mail: Royal Mail is issuing a set of 15 stamps to have fun the thirtieth anniversary of the Spice Women.
The stamp assortment and different merchandise associated to the anniversary have been made obtainable for pre-order on Friday and can go on common sale on January 11, Royal Mail mentioned. A bundle containing all 15 stamps prices slightly below 20 kilos, or about $25, excluding delivery.
“We’re so excited to be celebrated by Royal Mail, alongside a few of music’s most iconic and influential legends,” the Spice Women mentioned in an announcement. “Once we shaped the Spice Women, we could not have imagined that thirty years later we might be the primary feminine group to dedicate a complete stamp assortment, that is Lady Energy!”
The Spice Women have been shaped in 1994. The group’s members have been Victoria Adams (now Beckham) as Posh Spice, Melanie Brown as Scary Spice, Emma Bunton as Child Spice, Melanie Chisholm as Sporty Spice and Geri Halliwell (now Horner) as Ginger Spice.
Critics accused them of being superficial and manufactured, however younger girls flocked to the group due to their embrace of self-empowerment, individuality and friendship.
The group has bought greater than 100 million information worldwide. The primary single, “Wannabe,” was a No. 1 hit in 37 nations, and the primary album, “Spice,” is among the many best-selling albums by any feminine group. The Spice Women have had 9 No. 1 singles in Britain and have gained two Ivor Novello Awards, three BRIT awards, three American Music Awards and 4 international MTV Awards.
The Spice Women are the sixth music group that Royal Mail has included in a ‘particular stamp situation’. The Beatles have been the primary, in 2007, adopted by Pink Floyd in 2016, Queen in 2020, the Rolling Stones in 2022 and Iron Maiden in 2023.
Ten of the brand new stamps function pictures of the Spice Women who carried out dwell between 1997 and 2012, together with on the BRIT Awards in 1997 and on the London Olympics closing ceremony in 2012. Every Spice Lady may even obtain her personal stamp, that includes images taken to advertise their 1997 movie ‘Spice World’.
“The Spice Women have been a pressure to be reckoned with since they emerged as a bunch in 1994,” David Gold, Royal Mail’s director of exterior affairs and coverage, mentioned in an announcement. “We’re proud to have fun probably the most profitable feminine music group ever, not just for their music, however for his or her lasting affect on so many points of our lives.”
The announcement comes months after the discharge of ‘Beckham’, a Netflix documentary collection about British footballer David Beckham. His spouse of 24 years, Mrs Beckham, aka Posh Spice, options within the collection.