Spice Girls into Polyamory?

Hello guys, I’m feeling a bit lazy today, so instead of writing something completely new I’m going to ruin your childhood! This is a slightly expanded version of a post I made in my other blog Here Be Monsters a long while back. I analyzed the lyrics to a very popular Spice Girls song, one who’s lyrics are typically seen as nonsensical, and came to the conclusion that it’s about polyamory. Not just because I see poly things everywhere. Well, maybe it is because of that. But nonetheless, I had fun developing the so-called theory, and I hope you have fun reading about it. Here are the lyrics to “Wannabe” by The Spice Girls, followed by my interpretation of the lyrics:

So, here’s a story from A to Z
You wanna get with me, you gotta listen carefully
We got Em in the place who likes it in your face
You got G like MC who likes it on a…
Easy V doesn’t come for free, she’s a real lady
And as for me, ha you’ll see

Slam your body down and wind it all around

If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends
(Gotta get with my friends)
Make it last forever, friendship never ends
If you wanna be my lover, you have got to give
(You’ve got to give)
Taking is too easy, but that’s the way it is

If you wanna be my lover
You gotta, you gotta, you gotta, you gotta, you gotta
Slam, slam, slam, slam (make it last forever)

Wannabe -Spice Girls

Think about it. The narrator of “Wannabe” states that in order to be with her, the person she’s speaking to has to “get with her friends” and than she explains all of her friend’s sexual turn ons:
“Em, in the place, she likes it in your face” – she clearly is explaining that Em has a thing for being eaten out.
“G, the MC who likes it on a…” – G is into pleasure denial.
“Easy V doesn’t come for free” – Easy V is into role-playing as a prostitute, or maybe she’s just into “putting up a fight”.

This is not a voyeuristic kink the main character has, she insists that these friendships are forever. These are long term relationships she’s maintaining and expects him to respect and maintain as well. The song is about polyamory and kinky sex.

Slam your body down and wind it all around!

Live as emotionally and intellectually honest as possible, and enjoy never hearing that song the same ever again. 😀

-JM Romig

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