Move Over

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This article is about the Spce Girls single. For the Janis Joplin song, see Pearl (album). For the traffic law, see Move over law.
"Move Over"
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"Move Over" cover
Song by Spice Girls from the album Spiceworld
Released July 1998
Format Promotional single
Recorded 12 October 1997
Genre Pop
Length 5:30
Label Virgin
Writer
  • Clifford Lane
  • Spice Girls
  • Mary Wood
Producer

"Move Over" is a song by British girl group, the Spice Girls. First released as an album track from the group's second studio album Spiceworld, it was eventually released as a promotional single in 1998, as part of their endorsement with Pepsi. The live version on the single is taken from their Istanbul concert recorded on 12 October 1997, and was given the additional subtitle "Generationext" (as one word) in reference to "generation next",[1] one of the most prominent lyrics from the song. Although not as publicized as their previous Pepsi single "Step to Me", it was marketed in the same manner. In the summer of 1998, Pepsi consumers in the United Kingdom had to send off 18 ring pull tabs in exchange for the single. Also part of this Pepsi campaign were live singles from other musical acts such as Hanson, Eternal, and Coolio, with some editions of the single having all four.

In 2007, the song was included on the group's Greatest Hits album.

Pepsi sponsorship[edit]

In early 1997, the Spice Girls signed a multi-million sponsorship deal with Pepsi. The girls were featured in television commercials for the product, in which "Move Over" was used as the theme song. There were three commercials altogether. Pepsi also released five types of cans, with each featuring a different member of the group.

"Move Over" was performed during the first and second leg of the Spiceworld Tour.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Move Over/Generationext" (live) – 5:30

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