From left: Victoria Beckham, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm, and Melanie Brown of The Spice Girls performed during the Closing Ceremony at Olympic Stadium in London on Aug. 12. Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
The Spice Girls are back -- or at least they were last night during the closing ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic games. Making a grand entrance in glitzy taxi cabs, the all-time best-selling girl group performed hit songs "Wannabe" and "Spice Up Your Life," dancing on top of the taxis around Olympic Stadium. The British group, who formed in 1994 and rose to worldwide fame in 1996 with the release of "Wannabe," previously reunited for a tour in 2007. Watch their performance at nbcolympics.com.
About Sound Effects
ContributorsSarah Rodman is a staff music critic for the Boston Globe.
James Reed is a staff music critic for the Boston Globe.
Jonathan Perry is the Globe's Scene & Heard columnist, covering local music.
Michael Brodeur is the assistant arts editor for the Boston Globe, covering pop music, TV, and nightlife.
Julian Benbow is a staff writer at the Boston Globe, covering sports and music.
Katie McLeod is Boston.com's features editor.
Rachel Raczka is a producer for Lifestyle and Arts & Entertainment at Boston.com.
Emily Wright is an Arts & Entertainment producer at Boston.com.