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Friday, October 05, 2007

Spice Girls Make "Headlines," Bend Over For Westlife

The Spice Girls have announced that their new single, "Headlines," will get a U.K. release on November 19. I betcha that title's one of them irony things, ain't it? The old MILFs have apparently also pushed the release of their greatest hits back a week, since it was originally to compete with Westlife's new pile of sod, Back Home.

Those Irish boys can't make an interesting song to save their miserable lives, but they sure got pretty mouths...

Meanwhile, Melanie C is making the video for her new single, "This Time," as a tribute to late director Tim Royes, who was killed at age 42 when he was hit by a car in New York City two months ago. Sugababes' "About You Now" clip is also a tribute to Royes, as he directed their videos for "Easy" and "Red Dress."

Here's the full videography for Tim Royes, as taken off Wikipedia:

Eternal - So Good (1994)
Eternal - Oh Baby I... (1994)
Louise - In Walked Love (1996)
Faith No More - Ashes to Ashes (1997)
Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight (1997)
B*Witched - Jump Down (2000)
Five feat. Queen - We Will Rock You (2000)
Girl Thing - Girls On Top (2000)
Alsou - Before You Love Me (2001)
Louise - Stuck In The Middle With You (2001)
Holly Valance - Kiss Kiss (2002)
Will Young & Gareth Gates - The Long & Winding Road (2002)
Holly Valance - Down Boy (2002)
Will Young - You And I (2002)
Emma Bunton - Free Me (2003)
Appleton - Don't Worry (2003)
Rachel Stevens - Sweet Dreams My L.A. Ex (2003)
Skin - Faithfulness (2003)
Beverley Knight - Not Too Late For Love (2004)
Green Day - Boulevard of broken dreams (2004)
Enya - Amarantine (2005)
Texas - Getaway (2005)
Sugababes - Red Dress (2006)
Lee Ryan - When I Think Of You (2006)
Bananarama - Look On The Floor (Hypnotic Tango) (2006)
Sugababes - Easy (2006)
Melanie C - The Moment You Believe (2007)
Melanie C - I Want Candy (2007)
Melanie C - Carolyna (2007)
Melanie C - This Time (2007)

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5 Comments:

  • At 4:53 PM, Blogger Joshua said…

    Wow, has he directed the cheesiest/best pop songs of the 90s e or WHAT? Also, elevated them to a ~*~classier~*~ stature! RIP!!!

     
  • At 4:55 PM, Blogger Joshua said…

    Oh GOD I hope "Headlines" doesn't go the way of "Whatchulookinat"!!!!!!!!!!!!! Because, seriously, they have everything going against them!

     
  • At 4:49 AM, Blogger mobius said…

    That Westlife cover looks strange.

    It's like they took a pic of Shayne, Nicky and the other bloke and then remembered, 'didn't we forget someone? Oh wait, there's also Mark.'
    Then someone paintshopped him into the cover...

     
  • At 7:50 AM, Blogger Paul said…

    the westlife boys get hornier looking as their music gets worse. Bring on the shit ballads i say! For the first time since their reunion, i got a tingle of excitement at the spice girls return. Or was that excrement?

     
  • At 1:23 PM, Anonymous raph said…

    Westlife > Spice Girls

    Back Home > Greatest Hits

    Home > Headlines

    Ive made my point. ;)

     

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