If you’re a young British girl group who are traveling down the tried-and-true road paved by the Spice Girls
, and you’ve been commissioned to record the official Sports Relief charity single, then you’d best enlist Melanie “Sporty Spice” Chisholm
for at least a cameo in the music video. And actually, that’s exactly what Little Mix
did for their “Word Up”
visual. The song is a cover of Cameo
‘s 1986 funk-pop classic, and the video is a virtual camp fest that finds the quartet aerobicising and creating all-around chaos while several well-known faces flash by the camera, including Olympic gymnast Louis Smith
, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
actor Chris Barrie
and, of course, Mel C.
Watch above as Sporty Spice does one of her famous “Say You’ll Be There” high-kicks all in the name of charity…and girl power!
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