The music video was inspired by the films Faster, Pussycat! It includes symbols of male disempowerment, and serves as an example of solidarity and the group's bonding. It received positive reactions from fans and was nominated for numerous awards including the Smash Hits!
Released as the album's second single on 14 Octoberit became their second number-one single in the Spanish Conversation - Various - This Is Next Year - A Brooklyn-Based Compilation Kingdom, and was certified platinum by the British Phonographic Industry BPI.
It was a commercial success across Europe, reaching the top 10 in most of the charts that it entered. In Octoberthe Spice Girls began touring management agencies in order to present Jumpers - Sleater-Kinney - Live In Paris and dance routines.
They felt insecure about the lack of a contract and were frustrated by the direction in which Heart Management was steering them. Due to the large interest in the group, the Herberts quickly set about creating a binding contract for them. In order to ensure they kept control of their own work, the group retrieved the master recordings of their discography from the management offices. The Herberts arranged the session weeks before the group's departure. Without access to Herbert's address book, the group knew nothing of Kennedy's whereabouts other than he lived in Sheffield.
Melanie Brown and Geri Halliwell drove to Sheffield the day after the departure from Heart Management and looked for the first phone Yalan - Ebru Gündeş - 10 Muhteşem Yıl Box Set they came across, Eliot was the third Kennedy that they called.
That evening they went to his house and persuaded him to work with them, the rest of the group travelled to Sheffield the next day. None of them played instrumentsso I was left to do the music and get that vibe together. What I said to them was, 'Look, I've got a chorus —check this out'. And I'd sing them the chorus and the melody—no lyrics or anything—and straight away five pencils and pads came out and they were throwing lines at us. Ten minutes later the song was written.
Then you go through and refine it. Then later, as you were recording it you might change a few thing here and there. But pretty much it was a real quick process.
They were confident in what they were doing, throwing it out there. The group stayed at Kennedy's house for the most part of the week.
A spokesman of the group later declared: "Where there's a hit, there's a writ. There's always someone who crawls out of the woodwork claiming to have written a hit song.
We look forward to seeing her in court. The lyrics, according to Brown are about relationships, and to be there for each other.
That it does not matter to say merely that you love them, the only thing that they care is that their lover give his promise that he will be there for them whenever they need him. The song received mixed reviews, some critics praised "Say You'll Be There" as a catchy song, others dubbed it as merely a bid for credibility.
Dele Fadele of NME said that it is "another monstrously catchy tune from the fledging pop starlets", and called it "state-of-the-art pop music for '96". Greg Kot of the Chicago Tribune said that their first album "is a compendium of slick secondhand urban pop encompassing [ She's as confused as I am.
Better to revel in the delectably frothy girl-group melody". On 16 November it reached the top of the Eurochart Hot for two weeks,  and had a similar performance across the continent, topping the singles chart in Finland,  and peaking inside the top 10 in Austria, Belgium both the Flemish and Walloon chartsDenmark, France, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland. The song set a record on the Billboard Hotwhen it debuted on 24 May at number five,  with sales of nearly 60, copies.
In June"Say You'll Be There" surpassed 1 million sales in UK, Spice Girls - Say Youll Be There their third million selling single in their home country. The video features the group as a band of Spice Girls - Say Youll Be There techno -warriors, who use martial arts and high-tech ninja influenced weapons to capture a Spice Girls - Say Youll Be There male, played by American model Tony Ward who happens to appear in a Petty blue Dodge Charger Daytona.
The clip is presented as a narrative, with movie credits at the start introducing the Spice Girls as fantastic characters.
At the end the group captures a confused ice cream man who appears in his pick-up truck. He is carried off on the roof of the car as a trophy. An alternate version of the video exists that removes the male bondage shots and replaces them with unseen shots of the girls.
This version was never given an official release. The song was performed many times on television, in both Europe and the US, including An Audience with The performance was broadcast on Showtime in a pay-per-view event titled Spice Girls in Concert Wild! Live in Istanbul. The second verse had originally been sung by Halliwell with Chisholm adding the harmonies. After Halliwell's departure, Chisholm sang the lead and Bunton added the high harmony.
For the Return of the Spice Girls Tour, it was performed as the third song from the show's opening segment. The group dressed in tight bronze and copper-coloured outfits made by Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. CD 12" cassette. We recorded it in Spice Girls - Say Youll Be There trackies and socks in a studio in the producer's house. It was a cool vibe—dead laid back. A lot of the sentiment in the song has got to do with what we've been through together.
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