Viva Forever

Album: Spiceworld (1997)
Charted: 1
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  • Geri Halliwell (Ginger Spice) is featured on the recording and video of this song. It was released in the summer of 1998 after her departure from the group on May 31. >>
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    Jerro - New Alexandria, PA
  • "Hasta mañana" is Spanish for "until tomorrow." >>
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    Jerro - New Alexandria, PA, for above 2

Comments: 11

  • Jonathan from United KingdomThe song was originally called 'Obrigado' which means 'thank you' in Portuguese. Viva Forever was originally intended to be a double A-Side with the track 'Never Give Up On The Good Times' but that idea was scrapped when Geri left the band in May of 1998. At a production time of five months, the music video for Viva Forever took two months longer to create than Spiceworld The Movie! The creators used stop-motion animation as the Girls, who were on their world tour at the time, were simply far too busy to film a music video for the song. Five 12 inch tin puppets were produced and they were created by the same team behind the Wallace And Gromit movies. Geri was included in the video as there was no time to re-record the vocal and besides, the puppets had already been commissioned prior to her departure of the band. Each member of the band are still in possession of their individual puppet. Toy versions of the puppets (minus Geri) were included in the last set of official Spice Girls dolls although other merchandise was originally planned but dropped when the band changed their image at the beginning of 1999.
  • Krista from Carbondale, PaThis song brings back memories of my childhood. My friends and I LOVED Spice Girls back in the day and to this day I still like them!
  • Adil from Karachi, PakistanLove forever - touches the soulmate nature of love.
  • Nina Hikari from Nowhere, MoThis is a lovely, sad song. I remember when the performed it on Top of The Pops...
  • Jason from Dublin, Irelandlovely song possibly s.g.'s best.
  • Mjn Seifer from Not Listed For Personal Reason, EnglandI love this song I as can relate to it. But I found the video an embarassment...
  • Rachel from Liecester, United Statesviva forever is my favoroute song because everytime i listen to it, it reminds me of all the family and animals ihave lost in the past.
  • Thomas from Borehamwood, Englandthis song was indeed counted as a number 1 hit for Geri too.
  • Thomas from Borehamwood, Englandthis song should be counted as a number 1 for Geri too as she is featured singing in the soundtrack ,video and the album it came from even though she had left the band before it was released.
  • Heather from Bristol, Vathis song is about waiting for a last love
  • Pete from Kirkkonummi, FinlandGeri's last show with Spice Girls was in Helsinki, Finland.
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