Spicy

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About Spicy

"Spicy" is a song by French musician Herve Pagez and American producer Diplo, featuring vocals of English singer-songwriter Charli XCX. The song was released on 30 May 2019 by record label Mad Decent. "Spicy" heavily interpolates the song "Wannabe" by English girl group the Spice Girls, from their debut album Spice (1996) The Spice Girls are therefore credited as songwriters for the track, alongside Charli XCX, Emmanuel Valere, Joel Jaccoulet, and Matt Rowe. "Spicy" was produced by Pagez and Diplo.  


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2019
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If you want my future, forget my past
If you wanna get with me, better make it fast
Now don't go wasting my precious time
Get your act together, we could be just fine (yeah)

What you think about that? Now you know how I feel
Say you can handle my love, are you for real? (Are you for real?)
I won't be hasty, I'll give you a try
If you really bug me then I'll say, "Goodbye"

If you want my future, forget my past
If you wanna get with me, better make it fast
Now don't go wasting my precious time
Get your act together, we could be just fine (yeah)

What you think about that? Now you know how I feel
Say you can handle my love, are you for real? (Are you for real?)
I won't be hasty, I'll give you a try
If you really bug me then I'll say, "Goodbye"

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Diplo

Thomas Wesley Pentz (born November 10, 1978), better known by his stage name Diplo, is a Philadelphia-based American DJ, producer, rapper, and songwriter. Together with DJ Low Budget, he runs Hollertronix, a club and music collective. He also founded and manages record company Mad Decent, as well as the not for profit organization Heaps Decent. Among other jobs, he has worked as a school teacher in Philadelphia. more »

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Written by: Emma Lee Bunton, Emmanuel Jean Leon Valere, Geri Halliwell, Joel Alexis Emmanuel Jaccoulet, Matthew Paul Rowbottom, Melanie Chisholm, Melanie Janine Brown, Richard Frederick Stannard, Victoria Caroline Beckham

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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Artist Background
"Spicy" is a song by the American DJ and record producer Thomas Wesley Pentz, known by his stage name Diplo. His music is known for crossing a variety of genres including EDM, pop, and hip-hop.
Collaboration
The song features Nigerian musician, songwriter, and producer Charly Black and American rapper and songwriter Herve Pagez. This brings a multi-cultural flavor to the song, blending American, Reggae, and Afrobeat sounds.
Music Video
The music video for "Spicy" is a colorful, tropical-themed, and vibrant presentation. Directed by Reed + Rader, the video enhances the song's themes with its playful visual language.
Song Composition
"Spicy" is known for its catchy, danceable beat and infectious chorus. It combines elements of dancehall, Afrobeat, and Electronic Dance Music (EDM) to create a unique and distinctive sound.
Release Information
The song was released as a single on May 30, 2019, and has since gained popularity on music streaming platforms such as Spotify and Apple Music.
Spice Girls Cover
The song "Spicy" is actually a reworked version of the 90s classic "Wannabe" by the British pop group Spice Girls. This gives the song a nostalgic element, drawing in fans of 90s pop culture.
Chart Performance
Though the song didn't reach top chart positions globally, "Spicy" received plenty of radio play and recognition within the music community, helping to solidify the Diplo's status as a versatile and innovative producer.
Critical Reception
Critics gave the song generally positive reviews, praising its energetic vibe and catchy tune, as well as the creative reimagination of the original Spice Girls hit.
Live Performances
Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, Diplo and his collaborators were not able to give many live performances of "Spicy." However, the track has been featured in numerous digital streaming and online events.
Digital Downloads & Streaming
The electronic dance music track "Spicy" is available for digital download and streaming through various platforms like iTunes, Amazon Music, Spotify, and YouTube Music.

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