Spice Girls reunion tour: Fans are left divided over the group’s Cardiff performance as they complain about the concert’s ‘wet’ conditions and ‘terrible’ sound problems AGAIN for a second night of technical issues
They kicked off their hotly-anticipated reunion tour with a bang in Dublin’s Croke Park on Friday, but many viewers were left disappointed over the stadium’s sound problems.
And The Spice Girls continued to leave their fans divided over their string of performances as they took to the stage at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium in Wales on Monday evening.
While some praised members Emma Bunton, 43, Geri Horner, 46, Mel Brown, 43, and Mel C, 45, for their ‘incredible’ and ‘magical’ set, others complained about the gig’s ‘wet’ conditions and ‘terrible’ audio issues again, which caused angered viewers to leave the show prematurely.
Unfortunate: The Spice Girls continued to leave their fans divided over their string of performances as they took to the stage at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium in Wales on Monday evening
Storming the stadium in their iconic eye-catching ensembles, which saw the group change a whopping six times, the Spice Girls showcased their vocal prowess as they captivated the crowd with their chart-topping hit singles, including 2 Become 1, Wannabe and Say You’ll Be There.
And while the group attempted to maintain their high-octane performance, fans took to Twitter to express their frustration over the reoccurring sound issues – which originally kicked off during their debut show in Ireland last week.
One angered attendee penned: ‘Absolutely shocking!! Sound awful should get a refund! Should of listened to their reviews from Ireland’, while another simply wrote: ‘Very disappointed with the Spice Girls concert’.
A third commented: ‘Left the Cardiff gig early. Really disappointed as couldn’t hear a word. Was really looking forward to it but left feeling it was a a bit lame #spicegirls.’
Legendary: Storming the stadium in their iconic eye-catching ensembles, which saw the group change a whopping six times, Emma Bunton, 43, Mel C, 45, Mel B, 43 and Geri Horner, 46, showcased their vocal prowess as they captivated the crowd with their chart-topping hit singles, including 2 Become 1, Wannabe and Say You’ll Be There
Following their first performance on Friday, which garnered both positive and negative reviews, Scary Spice Mel was the only member of the to address the backlash.
The mother-of-three uploaded a video to Instagram in which she admitted there were sound and vocal problems at the group’s debut Dublin gig – and pledged to improve the sound quality for the next show.
After a fresh-faced Mel shared the candid video at 6am the day after the first gig on the reunion tour, her fellow bandmembers took to the photo-sharing site to gush over their performance and thank their ‘supportive’ fans.
Picking up on the backlash, a cheeky social media user tweeted: ‘Surely the whole idea of a soundcheck is to check the sound?? #SpiceWorldCardiff #spicegirls #spicegirlsound #gladimnotthere #Spiceworld2019.’
‘The spice girls at their 2019 UK tour: so tell me what you want, what you really want… The fans: I wanna, I wanna, I wanna really really really wanna f****** refund.
‘Are you joking??? I’ve had better sound out of an old flip flop! Terrible – girls were brilliant totally let down but sound!!!!’, another expressed.
A dedicated fan pleaded with the group about the , as they revealed they’re set to travel from Africa just to see the group hit the stage: ‘@spicegirls @MelanieCmusic @OfficialMelB @EmmaBunton @GeriHalliwell I hope these sound issues are sorted for wembley. Coming all the way from South Africa to see you guys!!.’
Others took to the microblogging site to bemoan about the ‘soaking wet and cold’ venue, with a furious fan penning: ‘Why didn’t you close the sodding roof!?!?!?’
‘Having to leave the @spicegirls concert early at the @principalitysta because we were absolutely soaked, freezing cold and couldn’t hear a word they were saying. What a waste of £77’, another admitted.
A third wrote: ‘Hello @spicegirls @principalitysta do you know you have a retractable roof yes? Please use it next time it’s pouring down. Kind regards, soaking wet, frizzy haired, freezing fan xoxo. PS. Girl power.’