Written and composed in collaboration by Halliwell, Paul Wilson, and Andy Watkins, it was released on 10 May as the first single from Halliwell's debut solo album, Schizophonic. The lyrics of "Look at Me" consist largely, specifically in the verses, of rhymed couplets of phrases that evoke contrasts. But two lines are repeated in both verses; these are the warning "What you see ain't what you are gettin'" and a reference to "superficial expectations".
NME felt that the track was attempting to "create a self-reflexive conundrum, the knowingly blank canvas, the irony-chip Idoru". We can be anything. We can be all of these people. Reception for "Look at Me" was mostly positive.
BBC News described the song as "undeniably catchy", comparing Halliwell's performance to Shirley Bassey as "the queen of the scene flanked by a posse of subservient men", and added that it "has shades of 'The Lady Is a Vamp", from the album Spiceworld.
Since Halliwell had chosen "Look at Me" as the first single from Schizophonic and because she felt as though the song Look At Me (Mark!s Big Vocal Mix) - Geri Halliwell - Look At Me going to return her to the mainstream market, Look At Me (Mark!s Big Vocal Mix) - Geri Halliwell - Look At Me was released the same week Anywhere - Various - The Dance Box Boyzone 's " You Needed Me.
Though more transactions were made of the "Look at Me" single, two CD singles of "You Needed Me" were released in order for fans to purchase both and ensure that Рицар /Knight/ - Bisser Kirow - Бисер Киров made it to the number-one position.
She had also feared that her career would be ruined six months after the release of the single. Most of the music video is black and white, except in one scene in the middle of the video, during the funeral of Halliwell's stage persona "Ginger Spice", Halliwell was seen as the British Union Jack was pulled off "Ginger's" coffin with red hair, blonde highlights, and a red thorn crown—and laughing with eyes wide open.
At the end of the video is a message saying "Geri's back! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Geri Halliwell single. CD single cassette. Pop jazz fusion.
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