‘IT has to be the headline slot, hasn’t it?’
Melanie C has spoken of her ambitions to play the Glastonbury Festival – either with the Spice Girls or solo.
The singer – known affectionately as Sporty Spice in her role with one of the biggest pop bands of the last 20 years – was talking as her eighth, self-titled, solo album hit stores, when talk turned to future plans for the Spice Girls.
Glastonbury has been a rumoured show for the band for years – but where would they sit on the bill at Worthy Farm?
“It’s got to be a headline slot, hasn’t it?” she says, pondering whether the Spice Girls would prefer to play the coveted Sunday afternoon Legends slot (filled in recent years by Kylie Minogue, Sir Barry Gibb and Lionel Richie).
“The Legends slot is amazing, but the thing about being in the Spice Girls is – the clue is in the title – we will try and keep hold of our youth for as long as we can.
“But, to be honest with you, if Michael Eavis said to me, ‘Do you want to come and DJ in my back kitchen after hours?’ I would be like, ‘I’m up for that’.”
Glastonbury wouldn’t be the first time Mel C has performed at a festival in Somerset.