Wannabe (song)

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"Wannabe" is a 1996 dance-pop song from the Spice Girls. This was the first song from the group. "Wannabe" mixes rap and dance-pop. The lyrics talk about female friendship.

The song varies between two minutes/fifty-two seconds to just over nine minutes in length. It was released in July 1996.

The song got mixed reviews. In the United States, it hit #1 for around four weeks on the Billboard Hot 100. It sold more than seven million copies worldwide. Instruments used are bass guitar, drums and vocals. In their home country of the UK, it spent 7 weeks at No.1 during the Summer of 1996.