Simon Sebag Montefiore

Spice girls back sceptics on Europe

190 years of The Spectator
14 December 1996

The Spice Girls were at the time the biggest girl group in the world, their debut album selling 23 million copies. The interview brought the magazine its highest sales figure for a generation

Interview the Spice Girls, I thought. But the Spice Girls are interviewed all the time.

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