This tour marked the group's first tour since Christmas in Spiceworld in and the first as the original five-piece since Mayduring the Spiceworld Tour.
On 28 Junethe Spice Girls held a press conference at The O 2 in London, formally announcing their intention to reunite as a group,  a plan that had long been speculated by the media. On 30 September, the successful applicants Let It Be (Early Version In A Gospel-Mood) - The Beatles - The Sweetest Apples the Los Angeles, Las VegasVancouver and London concerts were informed of how they could purchase their tickets, via email and text alerts, from valid ticket vendors.
Demand was so high that many dates quickly sold out and new dates in London were immediately announced after the first date at The O2 Arena sold out in only 38 seconds. The show begins with a video introduction of five young girls playing inside a house when they find a magic box. When they open it fireworks appear, the five girls all wish to become pop stars when they grow up, then an instrumental of "Spice Up Your Life" begins as various music videos and press headlines about the Spice Girls are shown, as the video ends the Spice Girls enter the stage on five platforms and perform " Spice Up Your Life " they then perform a mashup of their hit " Stop " and "It's Like That" by Jason Nevins and Run-DMCwhich famously blocked "Stop" from the number 1 position on the UK Singles Chart.
After the girls introduce themselves at the end of the second song they perform " Say You'll Be There " remixed with " Fix " by Blackstreet. Their reunion single " Headlines Friendship Never Ends " is the last song in the first act.
An up-tempo jazz version of " Too Much " is performed with the group dressed in tuxedos, while doing a striptease behind neon pink-coloured, heart-shaped doors. The third act begins with a video of falling money and the titles Baby, Posh, Sporty, Scary and Ginger appear on the screen with their signature themes.
Halliwell then enters the stage wearing Creating The Group - Spice Girls - RAW Spice (DVD) sequin Union Jack dress, while Bunton wears a small pink coat, and Chisholm appears wearing a sports track suit. Beckham then appears wearing a little black lace dress, while Brown wears her trademark leopard print catsuit, and the group perform " Who Do You Think You Are ".
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They then perform " Mama " with personal photographs of themselves with their mothers and children. The girls then perform " Goodbye ". The encore begins with a Humpty Dance interlude by the dancers as it segues into "If U Cant Dance" with the girls wearing a different coloured robe. The girls then take off their robes to reveal glittery outfits: Brown in gold, Halliwell in blue, Chisholm in orange, Beckham in green, and Bunton in pink. They then perform their biggest hit and Dead End - Various - Hip Hop Loops single " Wannabe ".
Finally they perform a heavily remixed version of "Spice Up Your Life". At the end, a cannon exploded showering the stage with pieces of gold, white and black paper strips, while flags from different countries flashed across the backdrop screens. In latea fake email was posted by Perez Hilton on his site saying the Spice Girls had cancelled the Buenos Aires date,  causing an official statement to be released saying that Buenos Aires and the other world tour dates were being finalized.
BBC Radio 2 recorded the shows on 15 and 16 December. An hour-long "highlights special" was broadcast on 22 and 31 Decemberthat included eleven of the twenty-two songs performed.
However, Melanie Brown confirmed on her website that footage of the tour was recorded but the quality was poor and they felt it was wrong to release a DVD for local distribution. Because the tour sold out quickly, it was impossible to have empty seats and make room for cameramen and extra lighting, making it impossible to film a high quality DVD. The following set list is representative of the show on 2 December It is not representative of all concerts for the duration of the tour.
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